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Tribune reporterA 19-year-old man is accused of breaking into the home of an off-duty Chicago Police officer who was sleeping Thursday morning in the Wicker Park neighborhood, police said. The officer injured his hand during the scuffle but no shots were fired,...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Wicker Park, Shootings
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Treating people with depression using weak electrical currents passed into the brain through a headband may help relieve some of their symptoms when combined with an antidepressant, a new study suggests. Researchers found that...
Nowadays you hear a lot about cancer: scary statistics, the importance of early detection screenings, risk factors, etc. These are important things to know, sure, but you’ve heard all this before. It’s long past time to go over what most...
A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke. Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...
Mari D. Terman, a longtime hospital administrator who was active with the League of Women Voters, successfully ran for a seat on the Wilmette Village Board when she was 69 because she thought the body was too conservative. "She felt a more liberal...
Tribune reporterUniversity of Illinois officials today announced the largest gift ever to its prestigious College of Engineering, a $100-million donation that will fund student scholarships and allow the school to hire dozens of top faculty. The gift from the Lake...
Flu season is upon us, and it's been a rough one. If you haven't had the flu this winter, chances are you know someone who has. So, what should we do to keep ourselves from getting it? Some folks are packing their own "flu survival kits," while others are...
Tags: Coughing, Drugs and Medicines, Disease Prevention, Vaccines, Flu
Lynda Powell is the chairperson of preventive medicine at Rush University Medical Center and the architect of its nearly 20-year-old menopause study that has been following a diverse group of women in Chicago's Beverly/Morgan Park neighborhood. I...
Tribune reporterA 22-year-old man was killed and another man injured in separate shootings in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood early this morning, authorities said. About 12:50 a.m., the 22-year-old man was shot in the lower back while sitting inside a parked...
A 62-year-old man visiting Chicago from Korea and walking a dog on the West Side suffered a graze wound to the head in a shooting today, police said. He is one of at least six people shot since midmorning Thursday in Chicago. The man was walking...
The state agency charged with protecting patients in Illinois says it plans to lay off most of its medical regulators next week, a move officials say will drastically affect their ability to license and discipline physicians. The Illinois Department of...
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — As Newtown, Conn., grieves the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, victims' families and residents will eventually have to decide what to do with the building and how to memorialize the fallen. Will they...
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