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University Of Chicago Hospital Monitoring Child For Signs Of Ebola

Doctors at the University of Chicago Medical Center have been monitoring a child for possible symptoms of Ebola, after the child flew into O’Hare International Airport with a fever Thursday night.


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U Of C Plans To Expand Trauma Center Coverage To 16- And 17-Year-Olds

An activist coalition is claiming victory now that the University of Chicago Medical Center plans to expand trauma care up to cover 16-and-17 year-olds.


The University of Chicago Medical Center campus in Hyde Park. (Credit: University of Chicago)

Durbin: Trauma Center At U Of C Hospital “Not A Casual Decision”

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was trying to stay out of the dispute over whether the University of Chicago Medical Center should open a trauma center on its Hyde Park hospital campus.


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Protesters March For Adult Trauma Center At U Of C

Around 70 protesters marched on the University of Chicago Medical Center demanding the school provide a Level 1 trauma center to the surrounding South Side neighborhoods.


The University of Chicago's new Center for Care and Discovery will serve as the new core of its hospital campus. (Photo by Tom Rossiter/University of Chicago)

University Of Chicago Cuts Ribbon On New Hospital

Gov. Pat Quinn helped cut the ribbon for the university’s new $700 million hospital, called the Center for Care and Discovery.

WBBM Newsradio–01/14/2013

Flu vaccine and a syringe are displayed on a table. (Photo by Robert Giroux/Getty Images)

Early, Hard-Hitting Start For Flu Season This Year

Experts were predicting a longer and stronger flu season this year.

CBS 2–12/18/2012

Patient receives shot of flu vaccine (AP File Photo)

Flu Season Kicks Off Early, Strong

The flu is back with a vengeance this year, earlier than usual and affecting more people this winter.


Diabetes patients can sign up to get text messages from their doctors with reminders about their diets, medications, and other important information. (Credit: CBS)

Text Messaging System Helps Diabetics Keep In Touch With Doctors

For diabetics, watching your diet, checking blood sugar levels, and taking medications requires a lot of focus and effort.

CBS 2–10/18/2012

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Northwestern Memorial Ranks 12th On List Of Best Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report placed Northwestern Memorial Hospital as the 12th on its list for best medical centers in the country this year.


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U Of C Medical Center Prepares To Roll Out New Hospital, Brand

The University of Chicago is poised to open a new hospital with a new brand.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

A cancer patients holds the tubes that funnel chemotherapy drugs into his body at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center June 17, 2003 in Fayetteville, N.C. (Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Fewer Deaths From Cancer, But Obesity Increases Risk

If you are overweight, you might be at risk for specific cancer cases, but as the American Cancer Society announced Wednesday, the more common cancer groups are on the decline.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Mega Millions Lottery Tickets (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

U Of C Nurses Win $250,000 In Lottery

A group of Chicago nurses who work together and play the Lottery together, are now getting a bit richer together.

WBBM Newsradio–12/12/2011

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Doctors: Cutler Could Go Back To Playing In 6 Weeks Or Fewer

Most of us could go right back to work if we broke our thumbs, but not so with Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

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Halloween Protest Demands Trauma Center At U Of C

Youth activists and University of Chicago students marched to the U of C Medical Center to demand that the hospital reopen its trauma center.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

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Protesters: U Of C Hospital Must Treat Gunshot Victims

Protesters are camping out at the University of Chicago Medical Center Monday morning, calling for better emergency care on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

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U Of C Hospital Nurses Vote For Strike

Nurses working at the University of Chicago Medical Center have voted to authorize a strike if their demands are not met.

WBBM Newsradio–04/15/2011

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Woodlawn Residents To Protest At U Of C Hospital

Residents of the Woodlawn neighborhood are planning a protest at the University of Chicago Medical Center Friday, over the lack of a trauma center at the hospital despite its proximity to violence-plagued areas.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2010