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.
New Program At Rush Offers Free "PTSD Boot Camp"Rush University Medical Center has kicked off a new intensive outpatient program to help veterans dealing with issues associated with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Fire Department Helps Remove 'Device' From Man's PenisA man was rushed to the emergency room on Friday after a "sexual enhancement device" was stuck on his penis.
Study Finds Seafood Can Help Protect Against Alzheimer'sA new study has found seafood is still good for your brain, even though the seafood might have mercury in it.
New Year's Eve Presents Dilemma For AlcoholicsNew Year’s Eve can be decision-time for people who are alcoholics, or people who might be trying to cut back in the amount of drinking they do, according to Dr. Gail Basch, director of the Addiction Medicine Program at Rush University Medical Center.
Study: Adult Children Of Chinese Americans Stressed Over Cultural ExpectationsA new study takes a look at the culture of Chinese Americans in Chicago, and the effects of adult children trying to live up to the expectation that they’ll take care of their aging parents.
Expert: Turning Clocks Back Doesn't Translate To Extra Sleep For EveryoneRush University Medical Center sleep disorder expert Dr. James Wyatt said research indicates there are more traffic accidents on the Sunday after the fall time change, perhaps because of greater alcohol use, and people staying up a little later.
After 22 Years In Military, Chicago Nurse Now Directs His Own UnitFred Brown Jr., originally had hopes of becoming an engineer, but after joining the Air Force Reserve, he found himself more interested in the healthcare industry.
Brutal Cold Presents Real Threat Of Frostbite Or HypothermiaIf you don’t take seriously the deep freeze blanketing the Chicago area the past couple days, you do so at your own peril. Frostbite and hypothermia are real threats in this weather.
Health Experts: Flu Vaccine Not A Failsafe This YearThere are several strains of the virus, making it important for you to get antiviral medication right away, when flu symptoms hit. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot explains.
Chicago Hospital Gives Flu Shots To Staff, StudentsRush University Medical Center is giving flu shots to about 3,000 of its staff and students today - and reminding other people to get vaccinated.
Two Sick Passengers On Flights From Liberia Being Monitored At Chicago HospitalsMedical personnel in Chicago said they are using "an abundance of caution" for two patients being evaluated for Ebola, even though neither has been diagnosed with the disease, after each of them became sick on separate flights from Liberia to O’Hare International Airport.
Hospital Ramps Up Ebola Precautions As Enhanced Screening Begins At O'Hare Screening for the Ebola virus began Thursday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, as local health experts sought to reassure the public they are ready to help contain any outbreak.
Divvy Bikes Offering Discounted Memberships For Chicago Area College StudentsThe Divvy bike rental program is offering discounted membership for students at several Chicago area colleges. The student membership will cost $55 for an annual membership, discounted from the standard $75 fee.
New Simulation Lab At Rush Using "Smart Dummies" To Improve Patient CareSimulation Lab co-director Mike Kremer said phones have been ringing off the hook with medical students and doctors wanting to reserve time with the dummies in the center that opens to them on Monday.