Before parents send their kids back to school, Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Dr. Rahul Khare and Dr. Michael Terry share their suggestions for dealing with allergies, heavy backpacks and a whole host of education-related problems.
Researchers in Chicago are launching a study to find out whether weight loss can help African-American breast cancer survivors.The University of Illinois at Chicago study is funded by a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute.Melinda Stolley is leading the research.
Illinois U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is still recovering after suffering a stroke in January, but information about how he's doing is hard to come by.Reporters gathered in Sen. Kirk's downtown Chicago office Wednesday for a news conference on the state's debt crisis.
Time is running out for approximately 4,000 Illinois children who've been covered by Illinois’ All Kids Medicaid program. The program's biggest supporters hope to reverse the decision, but Illinois is facing a budget crisis and lawmakers are considering massive Medicaid reform to make ends meet.