A controversial new billboard on the Eisenhower Expressway is trying to increase awareness of colorectal cancer with a blunt message: Hot Dogs Cause Butt Cancer.Drivers passing between the Kostner and Cicero exits while heading west won't be able to miss the sign, which includes a cartoon drawing of
Illinois insurance agencies are now forbidden to deny health coverage to insured people participating in clinical cancer trials because of a new amendment to the state's Insurance Code.Previously, companies could cancel an insured patient's medical coverage while that person receives experimental tr
Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has cancelled his travel plans indefinitely to stay with his ailing wife.Daley's former top press aide Jacqueline Heard said in an e-mail to the Associated Press that the former mayor planned to fly to Harvard University next week as a visiting fellow.
The city of Chicago could be near the end of a five-year legal battle for control of a former industrial site with potential to help form a 24-acre park. If an eminent-domain settlement holds up, the land could be an asset for a Mexican-American area of the Southwest Side.
At a big cancer meeting in Chicago right now there's a lot of talk about progress in cancer treatment, including experimental new drugs for skin cancer and lung cancer.More and more often the medicines being developed to treat cancer act narrowly — on very specific types of cancer linked to specific
Chicago first lady Maggie Daley is resting at home after a week-long stay in a hospital.The wife of Mayor Richard Daley was readmitted to Northwestern Memorial Hospital last week after experiencing flulike symptoms, including nausea and dehydration following surgery on her leg last month.Northwester