Rush University Medical Center
Rush University Medical Center is giving flu shots to about 3,000 of its staff and students today – and reminding other people to get vaccinated.
Medical personnel in Chicago said they are using “an abundance of caution” for two patients being evaluated for Ebola, even though neither has been diagnosed with the disease, after each of them became sick on separate flights from Liberia to O’Hare International Airport.
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.
The Divvy bike rental program is offering discounted membership for students at several Chicago area colleges.
The student membership will cost $55 for an annual membership, discounted from the standard $75 fee.
Simulation Lab co-director Mike Kremer said phones have been ringing off the hook with medical students and doctors wanting to reserve time with the dummies in the center that opens to them on Monday.
Alzheimer’s researchers at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University have launched a study to test a new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease, and are looking for volunteers to take part.
Less than two months after having his right knee replaced in Chicago, former President George W. Bush was back at Rush University Medical Center this past weekend to have a partial replacement of his his left knee.
Former President George W. Bush was in Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend for outpatient knee replacement surgery at Rush University Medical Center.
The new technology involves the use of software that helps guide an ultrasound probe to possible problem spots detected on prostates through Magnetic Resonance Imaging exams (MRIs).
CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist looks at a new procedure offered at only a handful of places. It’s still a bit controversial. But some doctors and their patients swear by it.
When Shari Hart was diagnosed with leukemia last week, her 14-year-old son wanted to do something special. So he wrote her a simple message: “HI MOM,” with a smiley face inside the O.
While some people go into their intended field purely for financial gain, Carissa Waters opens up about what inspired her to go into the field of nursing.
Loyola University Medical Center microbiologist Paul Schreckenberger says last week alone, 21 patients tested positive for influenza. All but one of those cases were the 2009 H1N1 swine flu.
It might be the last place you’d want to be on Christmas Day: the ER at Rush University Medical Center. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
Patty Nedved believes advanced degrees help nurses gain a better perspective on patient care.
This spring is shaping up as a red-eyed, congested allergy season – on a par with last year.
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.”
What if something as simple as changing the color of your plate helped you lose weight? Or if clenching a fist put an end to a fattening craving?
Experts were predicting a longer and stronger flu season this year.
The flu is back with a vengeance this year, earlier than usual and affecting more people this winter.