After 22 Years In Military, Chicago Nurse Now Directs His Own UnitFred Brown Jr., originally had hopes of becoming an engineer, but after joining the Air Force Reserve, he found himself more interested in the healthcare industry.
Brutal Cold Presents Real Threat Of Frostbite Or HypothermiaIf you don’t take seriously the deep freeze blanketing the Chicago area the past couple days, you do so at your own peril. Frostbite and hypothermia are real threats in this weather.
Health Experts: Flu Vaccine Not A Failsafe This YearThere are several strains of the virus, making it important for you to get antiviral medication right away, when flu symptoms hit. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot explains.
Chicago Hospital Gives Flu Shots To Staff, StudentsRush University Medical Center is giving flu shots to about 3,000 of its staff and students today - and reminding other people to get vaccinated.
Two Sick Passengers On Flights From Liberia Being Monitored At Chicago HospitalsMedical 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.
Hospital Ramps Up Ebola Precautions As Enhanced Screening Begins At O'Hare 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.
Divvy Bikes Offering Discounted Memberships For Chicago Area College StudentsThe 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.
New Simulation Lab At Rush Using "Smart Dummies" To Improve Patient CareSimulation 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.
Rush, Northwestern Studying New Anti-Dementia DrugAlzheimer'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.
Former President Bush Has Second Knee Surgery In ChicagoLess 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 Bush Has Knee Replaced At RushFormer President George W. Bush was in Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend for outpatient knee replacement surgery at Rush University Medical Center.
Rush Using New More Accurate Tests For Prostate CancerThe 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).