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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.

05/15/2014

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Credit: CBS)

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.

03/04/2014

Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. (Credit: CBS)

Christ Hospital Honors Survivors Of Life-Threatening Conditions

They 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.

09/20/2013

Sadie, a dachshund, visits with Bernadette Slesinski-Evans, a cancer patient at Rush University Medical Center. (Credit: Rush University Medical Center)

Rush Allowing Pets To Visit Patients

Robyn 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.”

WBBM Newsradio–02/19/2013

Dr. Paula Kezdie-Rogus, right, meets with Pat Healey in a stress-free dinner setting. (CBS)

Program Pairs Physicians With Patients In Stress-Free Dinner Setting

CBS 2’s Roseanna Tellez reports from the historic Cheney Mansion, where organizers set up tables with wine.

10/04/2012

Storm Damage In Warrenville

Power Outage Sends More In-Home Patients To Hospitals

This 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.

07/12/2011