Chicago Hospitals Prepare For Problems Related To Legal Marijuana UseIn states where recreational marijuana is already up for sale, a legal high is sending more patients to the emergency room. Are hospitals in Chicago are prepared for when legal marijuana soon comes to Illinois?
Road Home Program Offered At Rush Provides Pioneering Treatment For Vets With PTSDThere is now a treatment for PTSD that is being pioneered in Chicago, and a handful of sites around the country.
Transgender Woman Accuses Former Chicago Cop Of Sex CrimeChicago police are investigating allegations that a now-retired sergeant forced a transgender woman to perform a sex act inside a marked police vehicle while he was on duty.
Seniors Who Fall Prey To Scam Artists Might Be More Vulnerable To Alzheimer's, DementiaNew research suggests seniors who have a hard time hanging up on telemarketers also might be at risk for eventually developing Alzheimer’s disease, or other forms of dementia.
Rush Hospital System Data Breach; Personal Information Of 45,000 Patients ExposedApproximately 45,000 patients at Rush hospitals in the Chicago area had personal information exposed -- including Social Security numbers -- in a data breach in January.
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.
Firefighters Save Woman Pinned Under CarParamedics and firefighters saved a 19-year-old woman hit by a car outside Rush University Medical Center on Tuesday.
City Takes Days To Respond To Concerns Over Enormous Ashland Avenue PotholeOne of the busiest roads in Chicago has sparked safety concerns due to a huge hole posing danger for drivers.
13 James Otis Elementary School Students Sent To Hospital13 students from James Otis Elementary School, 525 N. Armour St., were transported to the hospital according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Chicago Hospital Gets $45 Million To Expand PTSD TreatmentThe funding will allow more veterans whose PTSD isn't responding to standard treatment to receive such treatment as behavioral therapy, acupuncture and yoga.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Released From Hospital After Kidney TransplantJohnson received his new kidney on Wednesday at Rush University Medical Center.
Top Cop Eddie Johnson In Fair Condition After Kidney TransplantThe city’s top cop revealed he suffers from a rare kidney disease earlier this year, after falling ill at a press conference in January.
Toddler With 'Childhood Alzheimer's' Begins Treatment At Chicago HospitalA California family visited Rush University Medical Center this week in hopes of slowing the disease.
Rush University Study To Explore Alzheimer's Disease In LatinosStudies show Latinos may be at higher risk of developing dementia over other ethnicities, but are less likely to get medical help for it.
Rush University Medical Center Unveils Specialized Stroke AmbulanceThe specialized ambulance has a CT scan machine and anti-stroke medications inside. That allows a stroke diagnosis on-the-scene and treatment to begin right away.