Giving The Gift Of Life"We knew there was a potential for a change. It's exciting to think that just my kidney didn't know one person but helped all these people."
Family Of Woman Who Died After Drug-Resistant Fungus Infection Seeks TransparencyThe drug-resistant fungus Candida Auris is spreading, but hospitals don't have to reveal if cases have been reported.
Anti-Vaxxers' Adult Son Gets Measles, Now He Has A Message: 'The Science On This Has Been Settled'"It makes me so angry. My parents thought they were doing the right thing. They were persuaded by the anti-vaxxers," Joshua Nerius said.
Hospitals Must List Procedure Price Lists, But They're Not Always Easy To Find Or NavigateHow much would it cost to get a cast on your leg, or get an MRI? Effective Jan. 1, you should be able to tell just by going to the hospital’s website. However, CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered those price lists are sometimes hard to find, and often confusing.
New Study Connects Cold Weather And Heart Attack RisksA new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association says a winter day may be enough to trigger a heart attack.
Chicago Hospital Faces $18.5M Verdict For Boy's DisabilitiesThe Cook County court lawsuit says Charles Muhammad of Merrillville was born in 2006 with a buildup of fluid in the brain, spina bifida and other permanent impairments.
Hospital Tube System Helps Create Faster, More Cost Effective Healthcare“We will send 7,200 to 7,500 of these a day,” said Jim Konopka, an engineer at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, holding a carrier that travels through the four miles of tubes that connect seven buildings on Northwestern’s downtown campus.
Medical Miracle: Man Paralyzed In Diving Accident Walks AgainJulian Sosa was paralyzed from the neck down after a diving incident at a suburban pool. Today he is able to walk again.
Man Hurt In Crash On Lake Shore DriveA man was injured early Saturday when the SUV he was driving crashed into the median on Lake Shore Drive and overturned.
Northwestern Doctor Honored For Cancer Research EffortsDr. Leo Gordon helped save the lives of two members of the CFD who were diagnosed with a rare form of blood cancer.
First Of Its Kind Sexual Medicine and Menopause Center Opens At NorthwesternExperts estimate there are 50 million menopausal women in the U.S. and now, leaders at Northwestern Hospital have opened a first of its kind center designed to help them.
Woman Robbed In Northwestern Memorial Hospital Parking GarageFor the third time in two weeks, a person has been robbed on Northwestern University’s downtown campus.
Sen. Durbin On Recent Heart ProcedureAfter undergoing a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat, Durbin has a message for those who want to cut medical research funding.
2 Dead In South Side Murder-SuicideA 35-year-old man fatally stabbed a 28-year-old woman before jumping to his death Friday evening in the Prairie Shores neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said.
$3.3 Million For Family Of Man Given Overdose At NorthwesternThe family of a man who died after he was given 10 times the ordered dosage of an anti-viral medication at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 2010 has been awarded a $3.3 million judgement.