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man taken to hospital from key lime cove in gurnee


a man who became unresponsive at the key lime cove indoor waterpark in gurnee was transported to the hospital thursday, according to the gurnee fire department.the man was "about two steps into the building, in the lobby," when he became unresponsive, said deputy fire chief john kavanagh, who added that the victim had just walked into the building on nations drive north of grand avenue."there's a chance the individual was in cardiac arrest," said kavanagh, who declined to release the man's name. the man had a "prior medical history" that could have caused him to become unresponsive, kavanagh added.the man was transported to condell medical center in libertyville, kavanagh said, after receiving medical treatment from fire officials.no further information was available about the man's condit






13-year-old dies after being hit by vehicle in vernon hills


a 13-year-old mundelein boy died after being hit by a car friday night as he was crossing a road, according to police.he was identified as adrian marinez, of the 100 block of south midland avenue in the north suburb, according to the cook county medical examiner's office. the boy was crossing townline road west of milwaukee avenue when he was hit by a vehicle in a westbound lane, vernon hills police said in a news release. the vehicle was driven by a 16-year-old mundelein boy.the victim was taken to condell medical center in libertyville and later flown to advocate lutheran general hospital in park ridge. he was pronounced dead at 5 a.m. saturday at lutheran general, according to the medical examiner's office.the driver of the vehicle was not hurt or ticketed. investigators found that the






13-year-old dies after being hit by vehicle in vernon hills


a 13-year-old mundelein boy died after being hit by a car friday night as he was crossing a road, according to police.the boy, whose name was not immediately released, was crossing townline road west of milwaukee avenue when he was hit by a vehicle in a westbound lane, vernon hills police said in a news release. the vehicle was driven by a 16-year-old mundelein boy.the victim was taken to condell medical center in libertyville and later flown to advocate lutheran general hospital in park ridge, where he was pronounced dead. further details on his death had not yet been released by the cook county medical examiner’s office.the driver of the vehicle was not hurt or ticketed. investigators found that the roadway was dry at the time of the crash, and no alcohol, drug or cellphone use is suspec






13-year-old dies after being hit by vehicle in vernon hills


a 13-year-old mundelein boy died after being hit by a car friday night as he was crossing a road, according to police.the boy, whose name was not immediately released, was crossing townline road west of milwaukee avenue when he was hit by a vehicle in a westbound lane, vernon hills police said in a news release. the vehicle was driven by a 16-year-old mundelein boy.the victim was taken to condell medical center in libertyville and later flown to advocate lutheran general hospital in park ridge, where he was pronounced dead. further details on his death had not yet been released by the cook county medical examiner’s office.the driver of the vehicle was not hurt or ticketed. investigators found that the roadway was dry at the time of the crash, and no alcohol, drugs or cell phone use is susp






one fatality reported in three-vehicle crash near grayslake


a man was killed and two other people were injured in a three-vehicle accident near grayslake on wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.the crash involved a minivan, a pick-up truck and a third vehicle, according to lt. doug slazes with the grayslake fire department, who added a male occupant in the minivan was killed.another occupant in the minivan, a woman, was transported to condell in critical condition, slazes added.grayslake fire rescue personnel also transported the driver of the pick-up truck, slazes said, but his injuries were described as likely minor.the driver of the third vehicle was checked at the scene and released without transport, slazes said.sgt. christopher covelli with the lake county sheriff's office said the accident occurred at about 2:50 p.m. at the intersec






one fatality reported in three-vehicle crash near grayslake


a 77-year-old man was killed and two other people were injured in a three-vehicle accident near grayslake on wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.a preliminary investigation determined that a 2011 chrysler minivan, driven by a 74-year-old grayslake woman, was traveling eastbound on peterson road and attempted to make a left turn onto behm lane when the minivan was struck on the passenger side by a westbound gmc sierra, driven by a 45-year-old wauconda man, according to sgt. christopher covelli of the lake county sheriff's office.the front-end of a honda civic, driven by an 85-year-old grayslake woman, was also struck following the first collision.a 77-year-old grayslake man, who was a passenger in the front seat of the minivan, was pronounced dead after being transported by graysl






one fatality reported in three-vehicle crash near grayslake


a 77-year-old man was killed and two other people were injured in a three-vehicle accident near grayslake on wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.the crash involved a minivan, a pick-up truck and a third vehicle, according to lt. doug slazes with the grayslake fire department, who added a male occupant in the minivan was killed.another occupant in the minivan, a woman, was transported to condell in critical condition, slazes added.grayslake fire rescue personnel also transported the driver of the pick-up truck, slazes said, but his injuries were described as likely minor.the driver of the third vehicle was checked at the scene and released without transport, slazes said.sgt. christopher covelli with the lake county sheriff's office said the accident occurred at about 2:50 p.m. at






teen bicyclist critical following collision with suv in ingleside


a 17-year-old ingleside resident was hospitalized in critical condition after his bicycle collided with a vehicle at rollins and wilson roads tuesday night, police said.the bicyclist was traveling southbound on wilson wearing dark-colored, non-reflective clothing about 9:30 p.m., according to lake county sheriff spokesman christopher covelli. a chevy trailblazer driven by a 54-year-old ingleside man was heading west on rollins, covelli added, and the two collided in the intersection of wilson and rollins.the bicyclist was transported to advocate condell medical center in libertyville with serious injuries and was listed in critical condition early wednesday, covelli said, adding that the driver was uninjured.the crash remains under investigation by the sheriff's technical crash investigati






rush medical center, aurora's rush-copley tie the knot


call it a long courtship.after 30 years of affiliation, rush university medical center and aurora's rush-copley medical center have officially become part of the same health care system. the move will help expand high-caliber medical care in the western suburbs, according to rush executives.the integration should, for example, help rush-copley recruit more specialists in areas such as pediatrics and neurosciences, said barry finn, rush-copley ceo and president. that could save some suburban patients from having to trek to the city, said finn, who will remain president and ceo of rush-copley."a patient is going to see the same doctors, the same care that they would see if they walked into the hospital downtown," finn said. "i think that's a huge benefit when you're 45 miles away, and given






after a 30-year courtship, rush medical center, aurora's rush-copley tie the kno


call it a long courtship.after 30 years of affiliation, rush university medical center and aurora's rush-copley medical center have officially become part of the same health care system. the move will help expand high-caliber medical care in the western suburbs, according to rush executives.the integration should, for example, help rush-copley recruit more specialists in areas such as pediatrics and neurosciences, said barry finn, rush-copley ceo and president. that could save some suburban patients from having to trek to the city, said finn, who will remain president and ceo of rush-copley."a patient is going to see the same doctors, the same care that they would see if they walked into the hospital downtown," finn said. "i think that's a huge benefit when you're 45 miles away, and given






58-year-old wildwood man critical after rollover accident in antioch township


a single vehicle accident friday morning on route 45 in antioch township closed the roadway and the driver, who had to be extricated by firefighters, was flown by flight for life to advocate condell medical center in libertyville.sgt. christopher covelli of the lake county sheriff's office said the crash was on route 45 near edwards road, which is north of route 173, and the roadway was closed down while the technical crash investigation team investigates the accident, which occurred around 10:20 a.m. when the vehicle went into a ditch and rolled."preliminary investigation indicates the kia was traveling southbound on route 45, (and) there were no passengers in the vehicle," covelli said in a statement. "witnesses report the driver of the kia was attempting to pass other vehicles when he l






tow truck driver pinned underneath car in hawthorn woods is in critical conditio


a tow truck driver remains in critical condition after officers rescued him from beneath a car sunday evening near sylvan lake, according to hawthorn woods police.the 38-year-old rockford man was towing a 2006 cadillac when he pulled over near gilmer and schwerman roads and exited his truck, according to hawthorn woods police chief jennifer paulus.a nearby resident was passing by and heard the man screaming, paulus said. officers arrived at 5:19 p.m. and found the unresponsive man pinned under the front driver's side tire of the cadillac, paulus said.police learned that the truck was not in park, according to paulus. she said officers were able to unhook keys from the man's belt, turn the truck on and slowly move both vehicles until the man was free.officers provided cpr until paramedics f






correction: mayo expansion story


rochester, minn. — in a story march 24 about public funding of a medical center expansion in rochester, the associated press erroneously reported the recipient of $585 million in public funds. the money is going to public infrastructure for the destination medical center project, not to mayo clinic.a corrected version of the story is below:destination medical center to receive $585m in public fundsmillions of dollars in state aid for public infrastructure is expected to begin arriving in rochester, minnesota, this fall as part of the destination medical center projectrochester, minn. (ap) — millions of dollars in state aid for public infrastructure is expected to begin arriving in rochester, minnesota, this fall as part of the destination medical center project.the legislature pledged abou






construction worker hurt after falling at waukegan courthouse project


a steelworker was in good condition after he fell from the seventh floor to the sixth floor at the criminal courts building under construction in downtown waukegan on thursday, and rescuers used a construction crane to get him to the ground and an ambulance.waukegan fire department battalion chief doug camarato said the incident occurred just before 9 a.m. when a worker fell off a ladder approximately 12 feet and was injured. camarato said at the construction site the elevator only goes to the fifth floor, and from there, steel and other construction workers take a series of temporary staircases to get where they need to go. the elevator is not very big, he said.the victim was immobilized and the waukegan fire department's special rescue team executed a high-angle rescue, determining that






construction worker hurt after falling at waukegan courthouse project


a steel worker was in good condition after he fell from the seventh floor to the sixth floor at the criminal courts building under construction in downtown waukegan on thursday, march 2, and rescuers used a construction crane to get him to the ground and an ambulance.waukegan fire department battalion chief doug camarato said the incident occurred thursday just before 9 a.m. when a worker fell off a ladder approximately 12 feet and was injured. camarato said at the construction site the elevator only goes to the fifth floor, and from there, steel and other construction workers take a series of temporary staircases to get where they need to go. the elevator is not very big, he said.the victim was immobilized and the waukegan fire department's special rescue team executed a high-angle rescue






can marijuana use lead to heart failure?


medical marijuana may be a great source of treatment for patients suffering from various conditions and illnesses living, but the plant may also be a cause of a very serious and life-threatening medical condition: heart failure. researchers at philadelphia’s einstein medical center said there is a connection between marijuana use and increased cardiac risks, such as…






denver health plans to opt in to medical aid-in-dying law by july – the denver p


denver health medical center patients who are terminally ill will be able to receive life-ending prescriptions through colorado’s new medical aid-in-dying law, but not until mid-year.denver health has decided to opt in to the new law, but is taking time to develop a policy before opening up the option to patients. the medical center is researching differences between state and federal laws and is “working diligently” to answer questions before putting its policy in place by july 1, the hospital said.until then, patients who wish to use the law will receive referral istance and denver health will transfer relevant records to another health care provider.uc health and kaiser permanente also will participate in the law, which voters p ed in november. about 30 hospitals so far have opted out o






two flown to hospitals after pacheco pass crash


two people were flown by helicopter to san jose hospitals after being injured in a crash on pacheco pass on monday evening.the crash, which involved three vehicles, happened around 5:57 p.m. near casa de fruta on highway 152, said charles snyder, a communications operator for cal fire in morgan hill. no one died in the crash, but two people needed medical attention. one was flown to valley medical center, the other to regional medical center, snyder said.snyder did not know the nature or severity of the injuries or the age or gender of the victims.






lake county deputy driving to emergency call collides with semi and suv


a lake county sheriff's office deputy was transported to a hospital wednesday evening after his squad car was involved in a collision near beach park with a semi truck and another vehicle as he responded to an emergency call, a sheriff's spokesman reported.the deputy was driving southbound on green bay road responding to a crime in progress with the squad's emergency lights activated wednesday around 5 p.m. when he entered the intersection with wadsworth road and a semi-tractor trailer truck traveling eastbound on wadsworth road collided with the squad car, pushing it into a honda sports utility vehicle at the intersection, according to sgt. christopher covelli.traffic in the area was affected for hours because gasoline from the truck leaked over the roadway in and around the intersection






3 arrested in round lake beach shooting


three suspects have been arrested in connection with a monday night shooting in round lake beach where an argument over a female preceded the gunfire.jose j. herrera jr., 19, of the 200 block of geneva terrace, round lake beach, was being held wednesday in lieu of $200,000 bail in the lake county jail on charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated battery with a firearm, according to deputy chief michael scott, who identified herrera as the suspected shooter in the incident.two others inside the same vehicle, adrian robledo garcia, 19, of the 200 block of geneva terrace, round lake beach, and juan a. nunez, 18, of 1600 block of turnbull drive, round lake beach, were also charged with the same offenses, but their bail was set at $100,000.scott said the incident occurred mond






teen dies days after northwest side shooting


a 15-year-old boy died less than two days after he was shot in the head in the hermosa neighborhood on the city's northwest side, according to officials. diego villada, of the 2100 block of north tripp avenue, was pronounced dead at 9:45 a.m. monday at illinois masonic medical center, according to the cook county medical examiner's office. the teen was shot about 12:35 p.m. saturday on the same block where he lived. he was confronted by two men in an alley, and one of the men at some point opened fire, striking the boy in the head.villada had been taken in critical condition to illinois masonic medical center. police at the time said no one was in custody in the shooting. 






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man seeks medical help days after west side shooting


a 21-year-old man sought medical treatment days after he was shot during an attempted robbery in the south austin neighborhood on the city's west side, chicago police said. about 11:00 p.m. last saturday, he was standing on the sidewalk in the 300 block of north cicero avenue when a man approached him and tried to rob him, police said.the man was shot in the left hand as he tried to knock the robber's gun away, police said.the victim then went home after the incident. on wednesday, he went to metrosouth medical center, where his condition was stabilized.no one was in custody.  






man seeks medical help days after west side shooting


a 21-year-old man sought medical treatment days after he was shot during an attempted robbery in the south austin neighborhood on the city's west side, chicago police said. about 11:00 p.m. last saturday, he was standing on the sidewalk in the 300 block of north cicero avenue when a man approached him and tried to rob him, police said.the man was shot in the left hand as he tried to knock the robber's gun away, police said.the victim then went home after the incident. on tuesday, he went to metrosouth medical center, where his condition was stabilized.no one was in custody.  






medical examiner identifies 2 killed in separate minnesota crashes


the hennepin county medical examiner’s office has released the names of two people who have died as of injuries suffered in separate traffic incidents.hali kay burchfield, 22, of hartford, mich., died monday afternoon at hennepin county medical center as a result of injuries sustained during a feb. 5 crash in minneapolis. she was injured at the intersection of interstate 35w and 46th street at 1:42 a.m. the minnesota state patrol is investigatingjohn allen ingram, 50, of brooklyn park, died just before 3 p.m. feb. 8 at north memorial medical center in robbinsdale of injuries suffered in a car accident on feb. 4.ingram was the pedestrian struck by a vehicle just before 8 p.m. at the intersection of brooklyn boulevard and kentucky avenue n. in brooklyn park.twitter: @karenanelzamora






medical workers quitting prison after fatal inmate uprising


dover, del. (ap) — more than two dozen medical workers at a delaware prison have quit in the aftermath of an inmate uprising and hostage taking in which a prison guard was killed.department of correction officials said wednesday that connections community support programs, the medical contractor at james t. vaughn correctional center, has reported 29 resignations since the feb. 1 uprising.the resignations include 19 nurses, three nurse practitioners and a health services administrator. two clinicians, two medical assistants, a dental assistant and a psychiatric technician also have quit.doc officials did not immediately respond to questions about the impact of the medical departures and minimum staffing levels spelled out in the contract with connections.most read storiessave 75% on digita






awning breaks toddler’s fall from 2nd-floor window in seatac


the boy suffered minor injuries in the monday morning falls and was taken to seattle’s harborview medical center as a precautiona 3-year-old boy fell from a second-story window at a motel in seatac, but he was saved from serious injury when he struck an awning before landing on the pavement, the king county sheriff’s office said. the boy suffered minor injuries monday morning and was taken to seattle’s harborview medical center as a precaution.






9 taken to hospital after 10-car crash in north amityville, police say


a chain-reaction crash involving 10 vehicles sent nine people to three hospitals with non life-threatening injuries and temporarily closed route 110 in north amityville, police said.the 12:05 p.m. crash started when a 76-year-old man driving a lexus sedan “may have suffered a medical event” and he “sped up to a red light on route 110 at bentley road,” suffolk county police said. advertisement | advertise on newsdayten vehicles were involved in the crash, with nine people transported to good samaritan hospital medical center in west islip, saint joseph hospital in bethpage and nassau university medical center in east meadow with non life-threatening injuries, police said. no arrests were made or summonses issued, police said. route 110 was closed in both directions at francine avenue until






man shot to death in austin is identified


a man killed early saturday in the austin neighborhood has been identified, authorities said.keenan turner, 30, was fatally shot in the 300 block of north lorel avenue, and pronounced dead at 2:43 a.m. at west suburban medical center in oak park at 2:43 a.m. saturday, according to the cook county medical examiner’s office. turner was shot multiple times about 2:25 a.m. saturday while sitting on a porch, police said.turner died from his wounds, the medical examiner’s office determined following an autopsy sunday.no one was in custody, and police were releasing no further details.






man dead after single-vehicle crash on south side


a 55-year-old man was pronounced dead late friday morning following a single-vehicle crash on the south side, chicago police said.the crash happened shortly after 11:30 a.m. in the area of the 8600 block of south western avenue in the ashburn neighborhood, said officer jose estrada, a police spokesman.the man was identified as craig e. king, of the 7200 block of south eberhart avenue, according to the cook county medical examiner's office. he was pronounced dead at 12:30 p.m. at advocate christ medical center in oak lawn.according to preliminary reports, a northbound vehicle was traveling on western at a high rate of speed when it crashed into a pole and a tree, and then rolled over, police said.the driver was taken to advocate christ medical center in oak lawn where he was pronounced dead






contaminated medical marijuana believed to have killed cancer patient


a rare fungal infection has killed a california man undergoing cancer treatment and it’s believed he got it from medical marijuana, cbs los angeles reports.the treatment left the man’s immune system compromised, but his death still surprised doctors because he was relatively young and his cancer was beatable. he was using medical marijuana to fend off the treatment’s effects. after his death, testing of 20 medical marijuana samples from across the state found the vast majority were contaminated with dangerous bacteria and fungi.“it started with a couple patients that were undergoing very intensive chemothe y and a stem cell the y, and those patients were very immune-compromised,” explained dr. joseph tuscano of the university of california, davis cancer center.the california man was one of






man shot in englewood pronounced dead the next morning


a man shot in englewood on friday evening was pronounced dead the next morning, authorities said.travis joseph, 31, was shot friday at 6 p.m. in the 1400 block of west 71st place, according to police and the cook county medical examiner’s office.police said he was on a porch when someone came up and fired shots. he was shot in the chest and taken to advocate christ medical center in critical condition.joseph, who lived in the same block where he was shot, died saturday at 4:11 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.






he's devoted his life to caring for l.a.'s neediest patients, and trumpcare has


jonathan lopresti went to usc as an undergrad in 1974.and liked it.so much so that he stayed on for a phd in physiology, and then stuck with the trojan family for medical school.for his residency, take a wild guess.yes, usc, and he’s still doctoring at l.a. county-usc medical center.lopresti, who’s had m.d. in front of his name for 36 years, is a true believer in the mission at one of the oldest and largest public hospitals in the nation. going back to the late 1800s, southern californians by the thousands have entered the world there, been cured there and died there. in the lobby is a 1897 photo of a horse-drawn ambulance pulling up to an earlier version of the hospital.“it exists to serve all the residents of los angeles county, irrespective of the ability to pay, including patients who






first medical diagnosis often incomplete or outright wrong, study finds


when your doctor gives a diagnosis, it often pays to get an independent second look, according to a study from mayo clinic published tuesday.second medical opinions given at the famed medical institute most often result in a refined or totally new diagnosis, the study found.in 21 percent of cases, mayo clinic doctors gave a completely different diagnosis than the original. the diagnosis was refined or extended in 66 percent of cases. in the remainder, the diagnosis was unaltered.numerous studies have been performed on the accuracy of initial medical diagnoses and the value of second opinions, said dr. thomas beckman, one of the study’s co-authors. this one differs from the others by using more complete patient information, including an in-person medical examination as part of the second op






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in credit-strapped medical pot world, illinois firms may tap real estate for cas


medical cannabis company pharmacann cashed in recently on one of its cultivation facilities, and in the capital-strapped word of medical marijuana, it likely won't be the last to turn to its real estate for funds.the illinois-based company sold its cultivation facility in hamptonburgh, n.y., to innovative industrial properties, the first publicly traded medical cannabis-focused real estate investment trust, or reit, and then signed a 15-year lease for the building, with options to extend.sale and lease-back deals have long been a way for companies to access capital. sears holdings, for example, has used the strategy in recent years as it struggles to stay afloat amid changing consumer demands.but it's a financing method still new to the burgeoning medical cannabis space. in the slow-growin






first medical diagnosis often incomplete or outright wrong, study finds


when your doctor gives a diagnosis of a complicated disease, it often pays to get an independent second look, according to a study from mayo clinic published tuesday.second medical opinions given at the famed medical institute most often result in a refined or totally new diagnosis, the study found.in 21 percent of cases, mayo clinic doctors gave a completely different diagnosis than the original. the diagnosis was refined or extended in 66 percent of cases. in the remainder, the diagnosis was unaltered.the referrals mayo clinic gets aren’t typical of all patients. they concern diseases that are difficult to diagnose, while the great majority of diagnoses are straightforward and never require a second opinion.the study was led by james naessens, a health care policy researcher at mayo clin






canadian prime minister trudeau says canada welcomes refugees


toronto -- canadian prime minister justin trudeau has a message for refugees rejected by u.s. president donald trump: canada will welcome you. he says he also intends to talk to mr. trump about the success of canada’s refugee policy. trudeau reacted to trump’s visa ban for people from certain muslim-majority countries by tweeting urday: “to those fleeing persecution, terror & war, canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. diversity is our strength #welcometocanada.” trudeau also posted a picture of him greeting a syrian child at toronto’s airport in late 2015. trudeau oversaw the arrival of more than 39,000 syrian refugees soon after he was elected. a spokeswoman for trudeau said he has a message for trump. “the prime minister is looking forward to discussing the successes