The "unBlocked" project aims to transform the 6500 block of South Aberdeen Street and serve as a model for future efforts.
Forty years ago this week, Oprah Winfrey appeared on Chicago television for the first time.
The Oakbrook Terrace resident has filed a lawsuit against the State Department for neglecting to help American relatives return to the U.S.
We know from decades of research, in millions of children, that the vaccines work best at these ages, and with this spacing between doses.
Helping to make your family safer, stronger and more harmonious in 2024 may not require a complete overhaul, but rather a few strategic tweaks.
The University of Chicago is one of just nine medical centers nationwide initially approved to offer the therapy.
Alfonso Arroyo and Angelica Rodriguez met while waiting for a bus that was late.
To find an enduring strategy for healthy movement, there are really only two things you need to ask: What are my goals? And: What do I like to do?
Did you know sudden cardiac arrest is the main cause of death in young athletes?
A boy born to Basya and Ezra Moskowitz might be Chicagoland's very first baby of 2024.
The HeartMate 3 requires constant attention and care from patients, who must keep the external parts of the device dry at all times and avoid jumping and contact sports. Patients must also ensure that it always has an external source of power, which is supplied through a cord attached to the pump that exits the body through a surgical opening.
Good nutrition is essential in this fight to protect our kids’ health. The difficulty comes in defining exactly what “good nutrition” means, especially for growing bodies.
Compared to adults, children may be more vulnerable to noise effects because they are growing and developing. They may also have less control over where they spend time.
Many of the toddler drinks are high in sugar. And they are more expensive than cow’s milk.
University of Chicago professor Ayelet Fishbach, author of “Get It Done," offers tips on how to keep your New Year’s resolutions
The change comes just ahead of a state bill allowing the gender category of 'X' on driver's licenses and other forms of state ID.
The program collects handbags, fills them with toiletries and a note of inspiration, and donates them to shelters and safe havens for women in need.
Virtually every day, pediatricians hear questions from parents worried their children aren’t sleeping well.
The world population grew by 75 million people over the past year and on New Year’s Day it will stand at more than 8 billion people, according to figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday.
We marked a variety of milestones — from Chicago Bears owner Virginia McCaskey’s 100th birthday to the 20th anniversary of the shut down of Meigs Field.
Obesity drugs like Wegovy and Zepbound are capturing the attention of celebrities and showing promising results in helping people shed pounds.
Here are some suggestions to help parents and caregivers support children in a constructive and helpful way.
Fewer patients this December are being hospitalized for respiratory illnesses like COVID-19, influenza or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) than last year, but the peak in flu cases is still to come.
Najiah Knight is a 17-year-old bull rider with a big dream. She wants to be the first woman to compete at the top level of the Professional Bull Riders tour.
The end of each year brings memories of the people who have vanished during the previous 12 months — and places and things too.
If I get a COVID vaccine during pregnancy, does it also protect my baby too? Here are answers to frequently asked questions.
Lead is a poison that acts like a burglar. The ways it enters our homes can be sneaky. It lurks around and can try to rob children of their full potential.
When is my baby old enough to fly on an airplane? Should my baby sit on my lap during the flight? The American Academy of Pediatrics answers commonly asked questions.