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Morris Hospital Staff Rally Around Tornado Victim

When Morris Hospital staff learned a visitor lost everything in this week’s tornadoes, they took action.


A member of Bellevue's Hospital staff wears protective clothing during a demonstration on how they would receive a suspected Ebola patient on October 8, 2014 in New York City. If the patient was confirmed to be carrying the deadly virus the person would be sent to an isolation unit for treatment. The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, Liberian Thomas Duncan, has died at a Dallas hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hospital Ramps Up Ebola Precautions As Enhanced Screening Begins At O’Hare

Screening for the Ebola virus began Thursday at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, as local health experts sought to reassure the public they are ready to help contain any outbreak.


John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Navy Medics To Get Training At Stroger Hospital Trauma Ward

Navy medical personnel will work in a Chicago-area trauma and burn unit as part of a new training program to help the military doctors, nurses and corpsmen prepare for combat situations.


Members of the nurses union rally in Daley Plaza on Friday. (Credit: Mason Johnson/CBS Chicago)

Nurses March To Daley Plaza To Rally For ‘The 99 Percent’

The NATO Summit does not begin until Sunday, but nurses from Chicago across the country and world are protesting Friday for a change in the nation’s economic policy.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2012

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Free Rides For Some Government Workers Costing CTA Millions

Five months after ending free rides for all senior citizens, the CTA is still providing free rides to thousands of civil service employees — a practice that dates back to 1945, when it was mainly a “courtesy” extended to police and firefighters.

CBS 2–01/31/2012

Mega Millions Lottery Tickets (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

U Of C Nurses Win $250,000 In Lottery

A group of Chicago nurses who work together and play the Lottery together, are now getting a bit richer together.

WBBM Newsradio–12/12/2011

Hillary Parsons talks about the death of her physician husband, Kevin. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Was Patient’s Death Result Of Overworked Nurses?

A doctor who was a patient at a local hospital died in what is blamed as a medication mix-up. 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports on concerns that nurse staffing levels weren’t sufficient.

CBS 2–11/06/2011

Nurse Protest

Nurses Protest After Being Arrested At Occupy Chicago Rally

A group of nurses picketed outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office Monday morning to express their outrage, after several nurses were arrested during the Occupy Chicago protests over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

File Photo of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)

Madigan Wants More Nurses For Sexual Assault Victims

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan would like to see number of nurses trained to help sexual assault victims doubled in local hospitals.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

University Of Chicago Medical Center

University Of Chicago Nurses Authorize Strike

Union nurses at University of Chicago Medical Center have voted to authorize a strike, but an interim contract will keep them on the job until at least the end of June.


University Of Chicago Medical Center

U Of C Hospital Nurses Vote For Strike

Nurses working at the University of Chicago Medical Center have voted to authorize a strike if their demands are not met.

WBBM Newsradio–04/15/2011

Provident Hospital of Cook County

County Slashing 138 Nursing Jobs

The nurses union is characterizing the cost-cutting move as a “Valentine’s Day Massacre.”