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Chicago Tribune - Health

#MeToo: A timeline of events

2 years ago

Why LGBT initialism keeps growing

2 years ago

Companies that give back are winning millennials

4 days 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.

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

Ask Amy: Dating apps beget 'situationship'

21 hours ago

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

1 year ago

Maintaining your mental health during challenging times

7 months ago

Fittest states across America

8 months ago

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

7 months ago

States with the highest cancer rates

9 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

1 year 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.

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year 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

1 year 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?

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

What we know so far about the coronavirus in Illinois

1 year ago

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

'We can't arrest ourselves out of this,' says Ald. James Cappleman after Uptown attack at known 'problem corner'

4 hours ago

Justin Fields wasn't pleased with how he played after replacing Andy Dalton in the Chicago Bears' Week 2 win — but said 'I'll be prepared' to go next week in Cleveland. Will he get that opportunity?

2 hours ago

Week 2 recap: Chicago Bears win home opener 20-17 as rookie QB Justin Fields takes over for an injured Andy Dalton

6 hours ago

Chicago Bears legend Steve 'Mongo' McMichael accepts first-ever ALS Courage Award at Soldier Field: 'One of these days, we'll cure this'

1 day ago

Professor accused of hurling racial slurs, spitting on Black woman and her daughter outside Oak Park grocery store

2 hours ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

7 months ago

What it means when plants are rated immune, resistant or susceptible to diseases

16 hours ago

New sod turning brown? Check watering habits during hot, dry end of summer

1 day ago

Ask Amy: Caregiving spouse is overwhelmed

1 day ago

Column: We can applaud gymnasts' courage, but until we right the world, our plaudits are meaningless

2 days ago