Rush, Northwestern Studying New Anti-Dementia DrugAlzheimer's researchers at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University have launched a study to test a new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease, and are looking for volunteers to take part.
Former President Bush Has Second Knee Surgery In ChicagoLess than two months after having his right knee replaced in Chicago, former President George W. Bush was back at Rush University Medical Center this past weekend to have a partial replacement of his his left knee.
Former President Bush Has Knee Replaced At RushFormer President George W. Bush was in Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend for outpatient knee replacement surgery at Rush University Medical Center.
Rush Using New More Accurate Tests For Prostate CancerThe new technology involves the use of software that helps guide an ultrasound probe to possible problem spots detected on prostates through Magnetic Resonance Imaging exams (MRIs).
Chicago Hospital Evaluates New Stem-Cell Therapy For PainCBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist looks at a new procedure offered at only a handful of places. It's still a bit controversial. But some doctors and their patients swear by it.
"Hi Mom" Written In Snow For Mom With Leukemia "Made Me Cry"When Shari Hart was diagnosed with leukemia last week, her 14-year-old son wanted to do something special. So he wrote her a simple message: "HI MOM," with a smiley face inside the O.
Chicago Nurse Followed Her Passion For Helping Others And Her Hard Work Paid OffWhile some people go into their intended field purely for financial gain, Carissa Waters opens up about what inspired her to go into the field of nursing.
H1N1 Flu Virus Surfaces In ChicagoLoyola University Medical Center microbiologist Paul Schreckenberger says last week alone, 21 patients tested positive for influenza. All but one of those cases were the 2009 H1N1 swine flu.
No Holiday For ER StaffIt might be the last place you'd want to be on Christmas Day: the ER at Rush University Medical Center. CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
Chicago Nurse Sees Degrees As Vital For 'The Big Picture' Of Patient CarePatty Nedved believes advanced degrees help nurses gain a better perspective on patient care.
Allergy Season Is Here, And Likely Will Be As Bad As Last YearThis spring is shaping up as a red-eyed, congested allergy season - on a par with last year.
Rush Allowing Pets To Visit PatientsRobyn Hart, director of child life services at Rush says pet visitors have a great therapeutic benefit. She says they, "just bring so much joy to their owners. I can't think of anything better."
Dieticians Offer A Few Tricks To Help You Lose WeightWhat if something as simple as changing the color of your plate helped you lose weight? Or if clenching a fist put an end to a fattening craving?
Early, Hard-Hitting Start For Flu Season This YearExperts were predicting a longer and stronger flu season this year.
Flu Season Kicks Off Early, StrongThe flu is back with a vengeance this year, earlier than usual and affecting more people this winter.