West Loop »

Strip Club Owner's Medical Marijuana Dispensary OK'd By City

Six dispensaries approved, including in Avondale and Brighton Park, but Wicker Park permit denied.

Austin »

Radio Extra: Physician Finds Time to Fulfill Dream of Teaching Others

A family physician from the Austin neighborhood just couldn't stay away from her dream of teaching. 

Austin »

For Award-Winning Austin Doctor, There Are No Dumb Questions

Alisha Thomas is a physician at PCC Austin Family Health Center and a teacher at Northwestern.

Downtown »

Should Sleepy Teens Get Later CPS High School Start Time?

The City Council Health Committee took up the issue of sleep deprivation among teenagers.

Wicker Park »

Northwestern Medicine Center Work Underway Along Bloomingdale Trail

The 15,000-square-foot building will offer primary care doctor's offices and some specialty services.

Humboldt Park »

Turkey Chop Plans Free Thanksgiving Meal for Needy

The Humboldt Park restaurant will serve free meals to the homeless and needy this year.

Edgewater »

Officials Halt Pumping of 'Putrid' Water From Edgewater Medical Center

The property managers never received a permit to dump the water, officials said.

Lakeview »

Want to Be a Gentleman? Whiskey, Cigars, Style Lessons Coming to Lakeview

Reflektion Salon, 2903 N. Broadway, will host "A Gentleman's Affair" this Wednesday.

Streeterville »

Radio Extra: Children's Laughter Key at Lurie Hospital's Game Show

Kids at Lurie Children's Hospital get a chance to compete on a live game show from their hospital beds.

Wicker Park »

Immediate Care Health Chain MedSpring Expands to Wicker Park and Lakeview

The Damen Ave. walk-in clinic is scheduled to open in February and will offer urgent, primary services.

Streeterville »

'Body Parts' Game Show Brings Fun to Kids at Lurie Children's Hospital

The live, televised show has been hosted by children's entertainer Tracey Ellert for 15 years.

Portage Park »

Free Flu Shots To Be Offered by City, Alderman

Free flu shots will be available from Ald. Tim Cullerton's office and the Chicago Department of Health.

Edgewater »

'Putrid' Smell Envelops Area as Water Pumped From Edgewater Medical Center

Water is being pumped from the lower part of the vacant building's garage to prepare it for development.

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