DePaul University is looking to fill a health care void by opening a new speech and language clinic in Lincoln Park.
Of course, there are reasons to go to the ER with your kid, and those reasons include: Newborns with fevers over 100.4 degrees, severe chest pains, trouble breathing, large burns or broken bones, seizures, changes in the ability to speak or move, and thoughts of harming oneself or others.
A man from Chicago has gotten directly involved in the fight over the new abortion ban in Texas.
The Justice Department is suing Texas over a new state law that bans most abortions, arguing that it was enacted “in open defiance of the Constitution."
The Satanic Temple is arguing that women should be able to take an abortion-inducing drug as an expression of religious freedom within the first 24 weeks of pregnancy.
Gov. JB Pritzker has extended the deadline for healthcare workers, teachers and students in Illinois to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
"Shame on those Texas lawmakers for taking away, not just women’s rights, but women’s health."
The COVID-19 surge is stretching oxygen supplies and sending hospitals scrambling for more ventilators.
Illinois Senator Dick Durbin on Wednesday denounced a new law that just took effect in Texas, banning abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy.
"An attack on reproductive freedom in Texas is an attack on reproductive freedom in Illinois and every state across the country."
In Chicago and the suburbs, at least 15 hospitals were packed with patients and reporting more than 90% of the beds were taken. One hospital, Silver Cross in New Lenox, was at 100% capacity.
A flyer for the rally says: "We are being threatened with termination if we do not comply with getting the experimental covid-19 vaccine. This goes against a basic human right to refuse medication or treatment." The rally was promoted by congressional candidate Catalina Lauf, who is running against Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ottawa).
Companies and cities are cracking down on unvaccinated employees. Mayor Lori Lightfoot is now requiring vaccines for city workers.
Dr. Tamera Coyne-Beasley and Alicia Stillman stress the importance of adolescents getting their immunization shots before returning to classrooms this fall.
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker on Monday spent part of his time at the state fair signing a new bill into law.
Advocate Aurora says that all 75,000 employees, even those who work remotely and those who do not interact with patients, must be fully vaccinated by Oct. 15.
Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones from the American Heart Association elaborates on the importance of rescheduling doctors visits that were obstructed by the pandemic.
Prosecutors said that Travis Turner punched a nurse in the face and she fell to the floor. Her injuries were so severe, she's been hospitalized for weeks.
Alexa James, CEO of NAMI Chicago, talks about their new report focusing on mental illness in the criminal justice system and where to go looking forward.
Some local hospitals are ranked amongst the best in the country.