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Two decades after vanishing, her daughter suddenly showed up with children, a new identity — and speaking Spanish

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Lurie Children's Hospital misses U.S. News top 10 list again, ranks 3rd in Midwest among children's hospitals

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Want to help with COVID-19 research? Those who tested positive can share their genetic makeup with DNA testing sites like 23andMe and Ancestry.com.

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Illinois mom, 51, carries her grandchild after her daughter's 476 injections, 8 IVF frozen embryo transfers, 2 miscarriages and 1 ectopic pregnancy

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Illinois man, 30, is believed to be 1st lung transplant survivor to receive COVID-19 plasma and recover

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How to hang out with 10 people or fewer as Illinois and Chicago reopen

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Sexual assault victims fear going to ER during a pandemic. New legislation could allow rape kits at health clinics instead.

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Placentas in COVID-positive pregnant women show injury with blood circulation and clotting

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'The aim is to prevent dementia.' Trials underway in Chicago for diet that protects memory and thinking during aging.

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Ask Amy: Reluctant groom inspires fiance's last stand

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Ask Amy: Hubby's holiday responses leave wife wanting

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Ask Amy: Mom would like to be offered a cup of joe

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Bringing peace lily back to health requires attention to its growing needs

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Maintaining your mental health during challenging times

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Fittest states across America

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As overdoses soar, feds make it easier for doctors to prescribe addiction medication

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States with the highest cancer rates

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Pregnant or postpartum Black women are 45% more likely to die in the hospital and are at higher risk for heart problems

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Experts: Workouts at home can be effective with minimal cost and a little creativity

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Dallas respiratory therapist commits to helping patients, even as cystic fibrosis puts her at risk

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COVID-19 was found in semen of recovered patients. Is it a sexually transmitted disease?

1 year ago

A Chicago nurse vacationed with other nurses every year. She died from COVID-19 before they could plan their next trip

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'I always feel afraid. But in that fear, I live in hope.' Chicago nurses tell their stories from the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

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CDC official says the United States missed some chances to slow the coronavirus: 'Our travel alerts should have been earlier'

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He was supposed to retire Thursday after 34 years as a surgical tech. Instead, he died Monday after testing positive for coronavirus.

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First UIC nurse dies after testing positive for coronavirus. 'We were supposed to grow old together ... I just got robbed of it.'

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No visitors, limited anesthetic: Giving birth amid coronavirus means 'you can't control anything'

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Meet the people working to kick Chicago out of Illinois

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'Whoa, you drive this boat?' Meet the women who steer Chicago's First Lady Cruises

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'It's going to attack your lungs': Gurnee teen hospitalized for vaping has message for his peers

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3 billion fewer birds than we had in 1970: Birds are disappearing at alarming rates in Illinois and across North America, new science reveals

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Most expensive private high schools in the Chicago area

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'Why do you not make girl Army men?' Toy company answers 6-year-old girl's plea with prototype reveal in Schaumburg

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A writer from Illinois with a genetic disorder was made fun of online for her looks. She fired back with a series of cheerful selfies that went viral.

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Which admissions process is tougher: CPS selective enrollment high school, or college?

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Flu and whooping cough can be deadly for babies. Yet two-thirds of pregnant women don't vaccinate against them, the CDC says.

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Chicago named 'Best Big City' third year in a row by Condé Nast readers

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A Chicago nurse returned to work after recovering from coronavirus. His cough came back. He tested 2 more times and got different results.

1 year ago

Pedestrians complain runners are passing too close on Chicago sidewalks during the pandemic. How risky is that, and should they wear face masks?

1 year ago

Gyms close to help stop the spread of coronavirus, but regulars are finding ways to stay active.

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If you're taking your temperature because of the coronavirus, 98.6 isn't the normal body temperature anymore

1 year ago

From March Madness to Tom Hanks — the world takes to Twitter to vent about coronavirus

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What we know so far about the coronavirus in Illinois

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7 days, one chance to get their names on a patent. Baker College Prep students solve medical supply problems during Medline internships.

1 year ago

Owner of malls in Chicago suburbs, nationwide files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

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'Catastrophic day': Massive chemical fire decimates Rockton plant. Residents advised to take caution with debris and wear masks outside.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot says email ripping aide over lack of 'office time' that drew comparisons to a scene in 'The Shining' was 'born out of frustration'

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How Chicago-area schools are — or aren't — dealing with the coronavirus

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Comics aren't just for fun — they can help prevent teen depression too

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Religious exemption for vaccines would be dropped for kids in Illinois schools under proposed law. 2nd bill would require HPV shots.

1 year ago

Study finds many youth living with undiagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome — and black and Latino children are twice as likely to suffer

1 year ago

Doctors on TikTok try to go viral

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Faster coronavirus test kits are on their way to a Chicago lab from the CDC

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Pharmacists at CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens are struggling with understaffed and chaotic workplaces

4 months ago

Dovetail Project celebrates 21st graduating class of young Black and Latino fathers: 'You guys are mythbusters'

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Chicago native Kellee Edwards is the host of Travel + Leisure's 'Let's Go Together' podcast and an advocate for diversity in travel

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Column: 'We talk a lot about how to solve violence in Chicago. Ask these kids.' Clothesline project at Leo puts students' fears, hopes on display.

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