Of the 17 hospitals named by U.S. News & World Report as the best in the nation, only one is located here.
Recent and planned hospital upgrades in the city and suburbs
Using a speaker setup that mimics microgravity with standing waves, Argonne scientists hope to create more efficient pharmaceuticals by studying them while suspended in sound waves.
When do you need a colonoscopy? Or a mammogram? Find out with our handy guide.
Pediatric Surgery, Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago
By tradition, senators can take months—even years—to recover from anything from a heart attack to a broken hip to a beating. Five examples follow.
Steep Medicaid deficits, Chicago casino plans, increasing enrollees, the substantial expense of caring for the elderly and disabled: Illinois’s Medicaid crisis looks a lot like the one it had in the 1990s.
AN UNLIKELY ALLY: At Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, Eva Redei is making inroads in finding better ways to identify and treat depression. Her main test subjects? Rats!
AFTER THE FALL: When he’s fit for a prosthesis in December, life will start over for the 37-year-old dad of two.
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