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Cook County Health & Hospitals System in Chicago

TV First Look:  Review of Chicago Trauma

TV First Look: Review of Chicago Trauma

“Chicago Trauma” (Nat Geo Channel, 10pm) is better than good – it’s bordering on great. Yet, it is so extremely graphic that it may be too difficult to watch. The show takes place at the trauma center at Chicago’s Cook… [Read More]

asthma clinic

Asthma Clinic Expansion Adds A Boost To Fantus Health Center Environment

In Cook County – 317,906 adults and 121,610 children have been diagnosed with asthma Illinois mirrors the national asthma problem and has one of the highest asthma mortality rates in the nation.  The Asthma Clinic, located on the second floor… [Read More]


Provident Hospital’s Main Laboratory Receives Accreditation from the College of American Pathologists

Provident Hospital’s Main Laboratory was recently awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The laboratory’s director, Vera H. Ray, MD, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the hospital’s demonstrated excellence of… [Read More]


Victim Speaks Out after Pit Bulls Attack

CHICAGO-The Cook County Health (CCH) officials announced today that a 62-year old man is being treated after being attacked by two pit-bulls while jogging on the city’s lakefront path. The attack took place around 6:00 a.m. Monday along a path… [Read More]