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.
Woman Sues Northwestern After Doctor Posted Drunk PhotosWoman who was treated after an episode of binge drinking alleges a doctor who wasn't involved in her treatment came into her room, and took pictures of her crying while hooked up to an IV.
Lawsuits Filed Against Northwestern Over Destroyed SpermForty separate lawsuits—one for each of the patients whose sperm samples were allegedly destroyed while stored in a chamber owned by Northwestern Memorial Hospital—were filed Tuesday.
Protesters Outside Hospital Call For Change In Immigrant Transplant Policy Protesters gathered outside Northwestern Memorial Hospital Sunday afternoon demanding undocumented immigrants be allowed to get in line for organ transplants.
Couple Nearly Hit By Debris From Northwestern Hospital Construction Site Neda and Milos Otic say they were poolside on their rooftop deck last week when a nail-studded 2-by-4 crashed down from the sky. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Dozens Of Chicago Babies Share Birthday With New British PrinceOn the day that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a boy, babies were being born all over -- including at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where 37 babies were born yesterday.
Woman Gives Birth In Minivan In Prentice Hospital DrivewayPrentice Women's Hospital nurses came running out after the parents pulled up in the driveway, and less than two minutes later, the baby girl entered the world from the back seat of the minivan.
Northwestern Hospital Patient Getting Anti-Rabies Shots After TransplantAn Illinois organ transplant recipient is receiving anti-rabies shots after another recipient from the same donor died of the disease.
Early, Hard-Hitting Start For Flu Season This YearExperts were predicting a longer and stronger flu season this year.
Fight Over Future Of Prentice Women's Hospital Still SimmeringThe Commission on Chicago Landmarks is expected to soon weigh in on whether to demolish the distinctive concrete cloverleaf building that once housed Prentice Women's Hospital.