The health system said the laptop was in an employee’s vehicle that was stolen Oct. 21. It contained the health information of about 2,800 patients.
The first American diagnosed with a mysterious virus from the Middle East was released Friday from a northwestern Indiana hospital after health officials determined the patient “poses no threat to the community.”
The man had been living in Saudi Arabia, working at a hospital that has patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), but it’s not yet clear if that’s where the man contracted the virus.
Two paramedics and a police officer were hospitalized Tuesday night after responding to a call on the Near North Side.
A psychologist at a southwest suburban mental health center was ordered was formally charged Friday with sexual misconduct with a disabled patient.
An elderly orthodontist accused of fondling a 13-year-old patient will be allowed to treat underage clients at his Northwest Side office, a Cook County judge ruled Monday.