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Cook County Holds as Flu Outbreak Overwhelms Area Hospitals

WGN TV Checks in with Cook County Emergency Medical Staff as area hospitals remain on bypass.


Are We Seeing the Birth of Single Payer Healthcare?

Are We Seeing the Birth of Single Payer Healthcare?

Dr. Ram Raju, CEO Cook County Health & Hospitals joins Thom Hartmann. Residents of Cook County, Illinois are about to see some significant new benefts thanks to President Obama and the Affordable Care Act. Starting this week – more than… [Read More]


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National Geographic on Cook County Trauma Unit: Bullet Wound

Its the real-life Greys Anatomy in Chicago. Every day, a team of idealistic young doctors rides the El to Chicagos gritty southwest side. But no amount of reading can prepare them for the most challenging test of their lives a… [Read More]


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National Geographic on Cook County Trauma Unit – Shooting Survivor

Its the real-life Greys Anatomy in Chicago. Every day, a team of idealistic young doctors rides the El to Chicagos gritty southwest side. But no amount of reading can prepare them for the most challenging test of their lives a… [Read More]


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CNN Checks with County Trauma Unit

CNN’s Ted Rowlands reports from Chicago’s Cook County Trauma Unit and witnesses the result of violence in the streets.


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Exclusive Interviews with the 2012 Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare

Exclusive Interviews with the 2012 Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare Dr. Raju’s Exclusive Interview with Modern Healthcare


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In Chicago hospital, “collateral damage” of gang war never subsides

(CBS News) CHICAGO – Violent crime in America has fallen for six straight years, with homicides last year down nearly 6 percent. But in Chicago, there have been 275 homicides this year, most of them gang related. The nation’s third-largest… [Read More]


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A night inside Stroger’s trauma unit: FOX Chicago EXCLUSIVE

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National HIV Testing Day

Peter McLoyd, Consumer Development and Advocacy Coordinator, at the CORE Center, one of the six agencies of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System explains that modern testing is quick, easy and painless. Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center Celebrates National HIV… [Read More]


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Dr. Terry Mason Talks about Getting Yourself Tested in 2012

Cook County’s chief medical officer, Dr. Terry Mason, joins us to talk about the county’s STD testing initiative on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm. The county has some of the highest levels of STD infection in the country, with the… [Read More]