Kidney Donors, Recipients Meet For First Time Six people who recently gave six others the gift of life, through kidney transplants at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Wednesday met the donors who made it possible.
Woman Can Seek More Than $20M In Damages In Lawsuit Over Drunken Hospital PhotosA Cook County judge has given attorneys permission to seek hefty punitive damages in a lawsuit accusing a Northwestern Memorial Hospital doctor of posting photos of a drunken patient online.
Window Washer Critically Hurt In Fall At Northwestern Memorial HospitalPolice said the window washer fell from scaffolding on the 6th floor at Northwestern, along the 200 block of East Huron Street, around 8 a.m.
Survivors Network At Northwestern Memorial Hospital Helping Patients Deal With Life After CancerJune is National Cancer Survivor's Month in the U.S. A Chicago hospital offers help for patients to keep on going.
Doctors Warn About "More Dangerous" Forms Of Synthetic MarijuanaDr. Patrick Lank, an emergency room physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said synthetic cannabinoid – or Spice – is nothing new; but what is new is the different forms that are popping up.
Parkinson's Patients At Northwestern Get Improv Lessons From Second CitySecond City has been holding a couple of improv classes at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for Parkinson's disease patients, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller
SUV Crashes Through Entrance At Northwestern Memorial HospitalAn SUV crashed into the lobby of Northwestern Memorial Hospital early Wednesday, after a valet driver mistakenly stepped on the accelerator, instead of the brake pedal.
Union: Northwestern Hospital Closing Cafeteria, Forcing Employees To Unfamiliar JobsA workers union at Northwestern Memorial has said more than two dozen cafeteria employees at Northwestern Memorial Hospital will be forced into jobs they weren’t trained for when the cafeteria closes in two weeks.
Kirk Promotes Stroke Research Funding, TreatmentsThe Republican from Highland Park, who suffered a stroke in January 2012, attended a round-table discussion at Northwestern Memorial Hospital with Chicago-area stroke researchers. He emphasized the importance of funding National Institutes of Health research.
With Growing Transplant Waitlists, Doctors Seek More Organ DonorsAs Northwestern Memorial Hospital celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first organ transplant, doctors were urging people to sign up as donors as part of National Donate Life Month in April.
Doctors: Winter Can Be Depressing, But Rarely SeriouslyIf you feel like being cooped up inside because of the cold weather is making you a little nutty, you're not alone; but experts say the cold rarely poses a serious psychological problem.
McCarthy To Have Back SurgeryPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy was undergoing back surgery on Thursday, and was expected to be off the job for at least a few days.
Maggie Daley's Doctor Leaving Chicago For L.A. Cancer CenterDr. Steven Rosen has been director of Northwestern's Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center for 24 years.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Marks Medical MilestoneOn September 12th, surgeons at Northwestern performed their 1500th liver transplant. This achievement comes shortly after the 20 year anniversary of Northwestern's first liver transplant.
Woman Benefits From Less Invasive Melanoma TreatmentKrista Easom found a bump on her foot and just wanted it removed. Doctors did that, tested the tissue and found out that it was malignant melanoma, the leading cause of skin cancer in the U.S. CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports.