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Medication Errors Leave Patients in the Dark

According to a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine report, patients are often not told when a hospital makes a mistake with their medications. The research indicates that hospitals inform patients about a medication error in only 2 percent of occurrences. Therefore, it’s important to remain vigilant about what you are given when you are… Read More »

What To Do After A Slip And Fall

According to the National Safety Council, falls are a major cause of unintentional injury in the United States, leading to nearly 8.9 million emergency room visits annually. Falls can be particularly harmful for older individuals — the number of fall deaths among senior citizens outnumbers that of all other age groups by a ratio of… Read More »

Ex-cop accused of planting drugs might wind up back on force

                           A former Chicago cop caught up in a “hare-brained” scheme to plant drugs and a gun in a suburban woman’s car — a scheme that led to a $375,000 city payout — may soon get his job back. Slawomir Plewa could be back on the streets, even though the Chicago Police Department is fighting… Read More »

NCAA settles concussion suits for $75M

The NCAA has agreed to pay a total of $75 million and cover costs to diagnose concussion-related illnesses in a settlement with current and former athletes filed today in Chicago’s federal court. The collegiate body will also implement a new “return-to-play” policy for concussed athletes. Pending a judge’s approval, the settlement with athletes who sued… Read More »

Chicago-Area Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

A local bicyclist was struck and killed by a silver sedan in a hit-and-run accident earlier this month. Jeffrey Schultz, 40, lived just around the corner from the scene of the accident in Forest Park and was riding home at around 11 p.m. Neighbors say that Schultz, who worked as an architect for OfficeMax and… Read More »

DCFS sued over the ‘torture’ death of girl, 8.

The family of an 8-year-old girl found beaten and strangled in her Austin home are suing the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, claiming the agency failed to protect her from abuse that amounted to “torture.” Gizzell Ford was found dead in her family’s home in the 5200 block of West Adams Street last… Read More »

Chicago Woman Killed in Train Accident

A Union Pacific Northwest Train recently ran over and killed a pedestrian on the tracks near Arlington Park in Chicago. The woman was examined by the Cook County medical examiner and identified as 34-year-old Barbara Scoglietti, a local resident. She was struck at around 7:30 a.m. and pronounced dead at the scene less than a… Read More »

Summer Heralds Increased Playground Injuries

There are few things children love more than visiting a playground on a nice summer’s day. However, playground injuries account for hundreds of thousands of emergency room visits each year. Swinging and sliding, while fun activities, may lead to sprains, strains, cuts, bruises and even concussions. Broken fingers, twisted wrists and ankles, dislocated elbows, and… Read More »

Two Motorcyclists Killed in Fatal Bridgeview Crash

A fatal motorcycle accident in southwest Bridgeview recently left two people dead, according to authorities. The motorcycle, which was carrying 42-year-old Mark E. Hulihan and a female passenger in her forties, was struck by a vehicle at about 1:30 a.m. in Bridgeview. The woman was pronounced dead at the accident scene, and Hulihan was taken… Read More »

Study Finds Pregnant Women May Face Higher Auto Accident Risks

A recent study found that women have a 42 percent higher risk of being involved in a serious car accident during the second trimester of pregnancy. The University of Toronto study, conducted over a five-year period, surveyed data on all the adult women who gave birth in Ontario during that time. The data showed that… Read More »

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