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Chicago Tribune - Health

How to deal when you hate each other's tastes in TV

6 months ago

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.

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

Ask Amy: A fire brings on Grandma's solid 'burn'

7 days ago

Ask Amy: Mother expects written thank-you note for every gesture

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Gunshots or fireworks? How to tell the difference

3 years ago

Ask Amy: Am I the one who's reading more into this – or is he?

15 hours ago

Maintaining your mental health during challenging times

1 year ago

Fittest states across America

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

States with the highest cancer rates

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

'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.

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

Meet the people working to kick Chicago out of Illinois

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

Most expensive private high schools in the Chicago area

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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.

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 months ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

What we know so far about the coronavirus in Illinois

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

Highland Park shooting: 6 dead and 2 dozen others likely shot at parade by suspect, who has been arrested

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Highland Park was at the center of gun-control debate long before Monday's shooting; just days ago city honored Uvalde victims

32 minutes ago

Business profile: Bob's Pantry and Deli

2 hours ago

Highland Park shooting: List of other Fourth of July fireworks, events canceled after shooting in Chicago suburb

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

Doctors on TikTok try to go viral

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

1 year ago

Why pink bigleaf hydrangeas might not bloom in summer

1 day ago

Viburnum leaf beetle is a relatively new pest to Chicagoland gardens. Here's how to treat an infestation.

2 days ago

Ask Amy: How can I lovingly bequeath my funds without ruffling feathers?

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