A five-year-old boy with a rare form of muscular dystrophy had his dream of becoming a firefighter come true thanks to the Pinellas Park Fire Department.
A pregnant bride died from a stroke minutes before arriving at the altar, leaving her groom a single father when doctors managed to save their baby's life.
MetroSouth Medical Center stopped accepting new patients Friday evening as its owners and community advocates continue to battle over the future of the south suburban hospital.
Nurses at University of Chicago Medical Center are holding a one-day strike following what they call a breakdown of contract negotiations between their union and the hospital.
The latest samples were taken from a trap located in Crete and another near Sunny Hill Nursing Home in Joliet, the Will County Health Department said. Other positive samples were taken from traps located in Lockport, Plainfield, Monee, Manhattan and Joliet.
Nurses working at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a number of its outpatient locations will be hitting picket lines Friday morning, as the hospital prepares to call in hundreds of replacements, hoping the avoid disruptions to patients.
A Rhode Island woman’s blood turned a black-blue color — a sign of a potentially deadly blood condition — after she took a common over-the-counter medication to relieve a toothache.
Carcinogenic chemicals in tap water could be causing an estimated 105,000 lifetime cancer cases, according to a new study.
It is a gut-wrenching time for new parents when their babies are struggling to survive in intensive care.
A local Dallas church is hoping to inspire others with a massive act of kindness.
Public health officials are urging people to guard against mosquito bites after more cases of a rare mosquito-borne virus, including two additional deaths in southwestern Michigan.
A man in India recently had a four-inch hornlike growth removed from his head after it began causing him pain, and after attempts to trim it by a local barber stopped being successful.
A British plumber is being praised for his act of kindness toward a 91-year-old woman battling leukemia.
Sebastian Foster, 4, is in desperate need of a kidney. His family is doing everything they can to get the word out.
A mother of three said she spent nearly a month in the hospital and was put into a medically-induced coma after falling critically ill — and doctors suspect her daily vaping habit was to blame.
The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests.
“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek said he is undergoing another round of chemotherapy.
An American cancer survivor has succeeded in her remarkable quest to swim across the English Channel four times in a row.
The University of Chicago Medical Center is moving some of its smallest patients ahead of a nurse's strike.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has added her voice to the call for the banning of flavored electronic cigarettes in the city.