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When traditional treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation fail, lung cancer can be a death sentence for many patients.
This, however, may change, with Northwestern Medicine is leading the way.
Northwestern plans to begin routine double lung transplants for patients with end-stage lung cancer after successfully transplanting lungs to two patients who would otherwise have died from the disease, the health system announced today.
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Ordinance preventing social service organizations from busting unions to win city contracts overcome a key obstaclegiving Chicago labor groups a major victory despite attempts by a coalition of major nonprofits to destroy them.
The once-dormant proposal was three years in the making and was given new life in an election year, which would have strengthened the employment rights of those working in organizations serving the city in the public health, family and support sectors.
The Lake District Council has officially backed the proposal turn 1,100 acres of land — originally earmarked for a now-abandoned highway expansion project — into a “greenway” that would connect trails, forest preserves and open green space in the county’s central area.
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Although the vote is largely symbolic, its passage signals to state lawmakers and Gov. J. B. Pritzker about the availability of domestic support for the Greenway idea.
Beer was flowing, an orchestra was playing, people were dancing, and among the audience was the former governor of the state of Illinois with his wife. ready to rock and roll on a recent night at Pakutniki.
Blagojevich has always been drawn to the stage, the spotlight, regardless of venue or media, and in the process has become one of the most popular and polarizing figures this state has ever known, writes Rick Kogan.
The money didn’t stop on Tuesdaybut the action was much more subdued than the day before when the NFL’s negotiating window opened — all leading up to the start of free agency Wednesday at 3 p.m.
The Chicago Bears were one of the most active teams on Monday, having agreed to terms with four players just three days after general manager Ryan Poles exchanged #1 draft pick to the Carolina Panthers for a package that includes wide receiver DJ Moore.
For the first independent journey of the writera visit to Dublin and the nearby village of Howth offers a free solo experience.
“I traveled to lose myself outside the routine, to escape the lingering cabin fever of the past few years,” writes Joseph Hernandez.