Doctors Hope To Gain Insights Into Concussions While Some Schools Take Pandemic Break From Contact SportsTake a doodle of your noodle. Sounds like a board game, but it’s actually the concept behind an Illinois-based company that treats many student athletes for concussions.
NU Study: Birth Control Is Not Linked To DepressionThe mental and physical stress of an unintended pregnancy could trigger new incidents of depression, including postpartum depression.
Remdesivir Trial: Patients Started Recovering By Day 15Patients on Remdesivir for COVID-19 started recovering by day 15, according to a medical trial done in Chicago at Northwestern and the University of Illinois.
15-Year-Old Girl Battling Leukemia Is Inspiring Others To Donate BloodCBS 2's Lauren Victory found a brave young girl from Wheaton who hopes her story inspires others to help, by donating blood.
Art Photographer Neels De Coning Gives His All To Come Back After Spinal Cord InjuryQuarantine can make the littlest things seem like a big deal, but it is the tiniest details that a photographer in the western suburbs has always treasured. As CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reported, now more than ever, Neels de Coning is taking life one step at a time.
Lake Zurich Man Receives Life-Saving Double Lung Transplant After Surviving COVID-19COVID-19 can cause permanent lung damage. In the United States, seven people, including a Lake Zurich man, have received rare double lung transplants.
Northwestern Performs 2nd Double-Lung Transplant On COVID PatientBefore he could be added to the transplant wait list, he had to test negative for COVID-19. The ECMO machine helped clear the coronavirus from his body.
Dealing With Anxiety And Depression Among Pandemic, Racial Tensions, Civil Unrest
Northwestern Hospital Cook Says She And Her Colleagues Are At Risk, Need Hazard PayA question remains about hazard pay at hospitals, and who gets it.
Chicago Researchers Excited About Encouraging Results For Antiviral Remdesivir In Treating COVID-19There is new hope in the fight against the coronavirus.
New Treatment Could Be A Breakthrough For COVID-19 PatientsParticipants will take part in a new global clinical test trial. They'll be given a drug called sarilumab. It's already used for severe rheumatoid arthritis.
10 Years Later, Former VA Hospital Site In Streeterville Still A Vacant LotIt’s arguably the most expensive bunny patch in the city, so what’s the deal with a long-vacant lot in Streeterville?
Woman Sues Northwestern Medicine After Her Medical Information Was Posted On TwitterA woman at the center of a lawsuit said Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group did not inform her of a privacy breach of her medical records until she called after seeing the records posted on social media.
What Happens To Your Body In The Extreme Cold? Beware Of Hypothermia, FrostbiteThe best advice for avoiding the adverse affects of the extreme cold gripping the Chicago area this week is to stay indoors, but if you must venture out in the sub-zero temperatures, experts say to avoid frostbite and hypothermia by dressing in layers and covering exposed skin.
Urologic Cancer Institute Opens Today At NorthwesternNorthwestern Medicine is opening a urologic cancer institute today to focus on treating cancers of the kidney, prostate, bladder and others.