Health

Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson, left, talks about the kidney donation he received from his son, Daniel. (WBBM Newsradio)
Nancy Harty
October 16, 2019 - 3:18 pm
The father and son will receive the Gift of Life award from the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois at the charity's 34th annual gala at the Drake Hotel next Thursday night.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and former Vice President Joe Biden hug during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Associated Press
October 16, 2019 - 9:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health care memo to Democrats: There's more than one way to get to coverage for all. A study out Wednesday finds that an approach similar to the plan from former Vice President Joe Bide n can deliver about the same level of coverage as the government-run "Medicare for All" plan...
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Congressman Bobby Rush speaks at a news conference outside Metro South Medical Center. (WBBM Newsradio/Rob Hart)
Rob Hart
October 10, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Metro South Medical Center in Blue Island ceased operations at the end of last month, despite the fact that state regulators had voted to delay consideration of the application to close until late October.
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(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Jim Gudas
October 01, 2019 - 9:23 pm
Students, parents, teachers and advocates took turns giving suggestions to 14th District Rep. Lauren Underwood, a Democrat who hosted the listening session at the 95th Street branch of the Naperville Public Library.
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A box of Maximum Strength Zantac tablets is shown at a pharmacy, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, in Miami Beach, Fla. CVS has halted sales of the popular heartburn treatment and the store generic version after warnings by U.S. health regulators. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Associated Press
September 30, 2019 - 3:14 pm
CVS has halted sales of popular heartburn treatment Zantac and its generic store brand after warnings by U.S. health regulators. It's the latest precautionary move by retailers and manufacturers after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently warned consumers about a potentially dangerous...
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