Doctor Dresses As Chewbacca To Surprise Boy Waiting For New HeartA doctor at Lurie Children’s dressed as Chewbacca to share some good news with Austin Eggleston, a Pontiac boy waiting for a heart.
4-Year-Old Cancer Patient Fighting Hard To Beat The OddsIn a lot of ways, Chase Ewoldt of Wheaton is like any other 4-year-old, but Chase has been forced to grow up quickly. At 2 ½ years old, he was diagnosed with a very rare brain cancer called atypical radtoid tumor or ATRT.
College Students' Cancer Charity Tour Comes To ChicagoTwo college students’ class project has turned into a non-profit that aims to brighten the lives of young cancer patients, and – when possible – to put other college students in the patients’ shoes.
Doctor Publishes Book Detailing History Of Children's Memorial HospitalAs part of the series “Images of America,” Dr. Stanford Shulman compiled photographs of Children’s Memorial Hospital – now Lurie Children’s Hospital – tracing the hospital’s history, starting as an 8-bed cottage in 1882.
A Child's Legacy: A Merry Christmas For Sick KidsChristmas came a week early for the children being treated at Lurie Childrens' Hospital.
Donation Makes It Easier For Parents To Visit Lurie Children’s HospitalParents of an infant who didn't make it want to make it easier for other parents to visit their babies in intensive care, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Extreme Heat Brings Air Quality Action Warning For ChicagoThursday’s extreme heat brings double trouble to the Chicago area. Not only is the heat dangerous, but the air conditions could make it hard for some people to breathe.
New Ronald McDonald House To Open In StreetervilleOfficials will cut the ribbon on Tuesday for a new 15-story Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville, the largest of its kind.
Fullerton Avenue To Close All Day Saturday As Children's Memorial MovesA full 130 years after opening its first facility in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, Children’s Memorial Hospital is leaving the neighborhood behind for a shiny new facility in Streeterville.
Kids Help Cut Ribbon On New Home For Children's Memorial HospitalPatients at Children’s Memorial Hospital helped cut the ribbon Monday on the hospital’s new $855 million home in Streeterville.
New Children's Hospital Dedicates Garden In Honor Of Kevin DaleyIt was an emotional moment for former Mayor Richard M. Daley on Tuesday, as a haven for hospitalized kids was dedicated at the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Lawsuit Seeks To Block Construction Of New Children's Memorial HeliportCiting safety concerns, a new lawsuit seeks to prevent Children's Memorial Hospital from opening its long-planned heliport atop its new home in Streeterville.
Emanuel: Heliport Reform Needed, But Children's Hospital Should Have OneMayor Rahm Emanuel wants City officials to overhaul Chicago’s regulations governing heliports, something he says his long overdue.
Anonymous Letter: Pilots Won't Use New Children's Memorial HelipadOpponents say they have new ammunition in their fight against a helipad at the new Children's Memorial Hospital complex, which is now under construction in Streeterville.