Illinois Has Approved 2,000 Medical Marijuana PatientsThe health department says about 19,500 people have started the patient registration process. Of those, about 2,700 have submitted at least part of the application. The tally is still far short of the number of patients the program's coordinator hoped would enroll in the first year.
Five Lung-Transplant Patients Grateful For Second Chance A special education teacher, a judge, a grandmother, an executive director and a 21-year-old woman -- all are thankful for the sacrifices of others. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Alzheimer's Buddy Program Pairs Patients, Students At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine — only this time he's the subject.
Christ Hospital Honors Survivors Of Life-Threatening ConditionsThey beat long odds to make it through life-threatening medical problems. Today at Advocate Christ Medical Center, five survivors were the guests of honor at an awards luncheon.
Rush Allowing Pets To Visit PatientsRobyn Hart, director of child life services at Rush says pet visitors have a great therapeutic benefit. She says they, "just bring so much joy to their owners. I can't think of anything better."
Program Pairs Physicians With Patients In Stress-Free Dinner SettingCBS 2’s Roseanna Tellez reports from the historic Cheney Mansion, where organizers set up tables with wine.
Power Outage Sends More In-Home Patients To HospitalsThis week's massive power outage in the Chicago area has prompted people who rely on electricity for their medical equipment to get themselves to hospitals.