In our first of three stories on trauma care in Chicago, we learn that Level I trauma centers are not spread equally across the city. Some Chicagoans claim this trauma center layout leaves their neighborhoods vulnerable.
New figures show a wide disparity among Chicago-area hospitals when it comes to promoting breastfeeding.The Illinois Department of Public Health compiled birth-certificate data about breastfeeding for the first nine months of last year.
Illinois lawmakers are considering some hot-button measures this week. The state House of Representatives has voted down a medical-marijuana bill and approved an expansion of rights for same-sex couples.