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Rare Cancer Inspires Rare Partnership

C. Ugent | Posted 10.26.2014 | Impact
C. Ugent

The nonprofit Double Hit Lymphoma Foundation was born, and Jill and Dr. Petrich established their mission: Increase awareness of double hit lymphoma; provide information, tools and connections that make a cancer journey more manageable, with fewer surprises and unknowns; and raise funds for double hit lymphoma research.

Former Chicago Mayor Leaves Hospital

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

(Recasts with Daley's discharge) Feb 8 (Reuters) - Richard M. Daley, mayor of Chicago from 1989 to 2011, was discharged from a Chicago...

Doctor Accused Of Posting Pics Of Drunk ER Patient On Social Media

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Does posting pictures of emergency room patients on social media count as a violation of their privacy? Yes. Even if they're drunk, and especially if ...

Study Finds Link Between Liquor Stores And Gun Violence

Posted 09.20.2013 | Black Voices

The city of Chicago has been plagued by horrific incidences of gun violence, as more and more lives have been claimed, particularly in the city's sout...

PHOTOS: Mom Gives Birth In Minivan

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 06.07.2013 | Parents

CHICAGO -- Melissa Jones almost made it. The suburban Chicago mom was heading to the hospital to give birth. She got as far as the hospital's drivewa...

Men File Motion, Consider Lawsuit Over Missing, Frozen Sperm

Posted 07.18.2012 | Chicago

Three Chicago-area men are considering legal action after they were informed that sperm they stored before undergoing medical treatments where sterili...

Kirk Reaches Milestone In Stroke Recovery

AP | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Doctors say Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk has reached an important milestone in his recovery from a major stroke. Northwestern Memorial Hospital...

Part Of Senator's Skull Reattached After Stroke

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Doctors say Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk has reached an important milestone in his recovery from a major stroke. Northwestern Memorial Hospital...

Mark Kirk's Condition Improving After Stroke

AP | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO — Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is able to talk and his condition has been upgraded to fair a little more than a week after he suffered a stro...

Former Chicago First Lady Has Spent Week In Hospital, Reports Doctor

AP | Posted 08.26.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Maggie Daley's doctor says the former Chicago first lady has spent the past week in the hospital and has been released. Dr. Steven Ro...

16-Person Kidney Swap At Northwestern Memorial Hospital Goes Smoothly

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Eight people received kidney transplants from eight unrelated donors in the largest-ever kidney swap at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, hospital offic...

Maggie Daley's Cancer Has Spread To Liver And Lung

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Maggie Daley's cancer has spread to her liver and lung, but is "well-controlled," according to an interview her doctor gave to WGN-Channel 9 TV. ...

Northwestern Hospital Postpones Surgeries After Fan Breaks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A broken fan in the ventilation system at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago is causing some surgeries to be rescheduled and ot...

Two Hanging Deaths At Chicago Hospitals Tuesday

Chicago Tribune | Jeremy Gorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two people died after hanging themselves at separate Chicago hospitals Tuesday, officials said today. A patient at Northwestern Memorial Hospital was...

Northwestern Hospital Investigated For Medicare Fraud

Crain's Chicago Business | Mike Colias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal officials are investigating Northwestern Memorial Hospital's business dealings with hundreds of affiliated doctors. The Chicago-based hospita...