The Cost of Delaying Childbirth

The Cost of Delaying Childbirth

Celebs can afford to do it, can you? So many stories abound about celebrities in their late 30s or 40s…

Going Above and Beyond

Shining the spotlight on Chicago’s charitable organizations By Megy Karydes There is no shortage of nonprofit organizations doing great work…

Online Resources For Choosing a Hospital or Doctor

Online Resources For Choosing a Hospital or Doctor

—Nancy Maes The Internet offers an array of websites designed to help patients evaluate doctors and hospitals. But which one…

Thursday’s Great American Smokeout

Thursday’s Great American Smokeout

By Lauren Robb Tomorrow (November 15), marks the American Cancer Society’s 37th annual Great American Smokeout. This nationwide event occurs…

Sweet Technology

Sweet Technology

Living with and managing type 1 diabetes By Morgan Lord November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and with over 8…

Surprising Breast Cancer Research

Intriguing findings from this year’s breast cancer studies By Morgan Lord Researchers have been hard at work all year long,…

Long Live Some of Us

Long Live Some of Us

Life expectancy in Cook County is a function of geography; access to grocery stores By Terri Yablonsky Stat The health…

Access to Care

In a shifting healthcare landscape, where do you find the best and most practical care? And how in the world…

Have a Heart

When the heart fails, it’s time to consider a transplant By Terri Yablonsky Stat Glenn Bovard didn’t realize he’d had…

Worth the Risk

Cancer trials come with uncertain outcomes that can lead to innovations By Eve Becker When patients are diagnosed with cancer,…