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WGN NewsPolice at the Universtiy of Illinois at Chicago have issued an alert to students, as well as residents of the campus area, after a UIC student was knocked unconscious and robbed Tuesday night. The male victim was walking in the 400 block of South...
For centuries, there have been songs, writings and proclamations about losing love, with many often using the term "a broken heart" to describe the pain. But it appears there is medical truth to the notion that a traumatic emotional experience can lead...
According to studies published last week in The Lancet, taking a daily dose of aspirin can reduce the risk of cancer. The new studies, led by Peter Rothwell of Britain's Oxford University, found that low-dose aspirin has a short-term benefit in...
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON—Addressing mayors from across the country, Chicago’s Rahm Emanuel on Friday touted his plan to transform the City Colleges of Chicago by tailoring the curriculum at individual campuses to meet employers’ needs for workers in...
Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools. Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
One firefighter had a health emergency while fighting a blaze that caused a boarded-up building in the East Garfield Park neighborhood to partially collapse, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman said. The firefighter was transported to Rush University...
The last two decades could be considered the golden age for advances in anesthesiology, capped in October when the Anesthesia Quality Institute started the first nationwide system for the collection of data that includes individual problems from...
Two nurses and Rush SurgiCenter have been fined by a state agency for violating radiation protection regulations after an investigation found that the nurses operated X-ray equipment they were not supposed to use. By Illinois law, radiologic equipment...
They've heard it before and they will hear it again, said Lambda Legal help desk manager Cheryl Angelaccio: "People tell us they're unable to visit their longtime partners in the hospital or they're sent away by the patients' relatives." Although...
WGN NewsPain relief -- not in the form of a drug but a smart pager -- calling the body to respond differently to pain stimulus. For one woman it was like flipping the switch on a whole new life. Stephanie Richardson: "Tripped and fell and then landed on the...
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Tribune reporterA 54-year-old hit-and-run victim from earlier this month on the West Side died Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Darryl Lincoln, of the 7400 block of South Coles Avenue, was walking south on Francisco Avenue when he was struck by a minivan as he...
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