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
The warning that Tokyo's tap water contains twice as much radioactive iodine as allowed for infants strikes a particularly distressing chord.Infants are especially vulnerable because their cells are dividing faster than at any other time of life, and dividing cells are especially sensitive to radiat
The World Health Organization weighed in Monday on the risk of eating food contaminated by radiation emitted by the still-troubled Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant.Peter Cordingley, a Manila-based WHO spokesman, told Reuters that the radioactive-food situation is "a lot more serious than anybody thoug