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Laptop With Patient Data Stolen From Northwestern Healthcare Employee

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.

12/19/2014

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MERS Patient Released From Indiana Hospital

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.”

05/09/2014

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Indiana MERS Patient In Good Condition; To Go Home Soon

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.

05/05/2014

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Cop, Two Paramedics Attacked While Responding To Emergency Call

Two paramedics and a police officer were hospitalized Tuesday night after responding to a call on the Near North Side.

12/04/2013

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Doctor Indicted For Sexual Misconduct With Patient

A psychologist at a southwest suburban mental health center was ordered was formally charged Friday with sexual misconduct with a disabled patient.

02/04/2011

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Judge: Orthodontist Accused Of Fondling Patient Can Treat Underage Clients

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.

12/06/2010