CHAMPAIGN — The Carle Foundation is planning to build a new $23 million outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine center in the University of Illinois Research Park, if state regulators approve.
ST. JOSEPH — When 9-year-old Will Page used to go for chemotherapy at St. Louis Children's Hospital, he had something to look forward to after his treatments — being able to choose a toy from a hospital treasure chest.
CHAMPAIGN — What illness comes with itchy red spots, and is even more contagious than the flu?
You guessed it — measles — and while Illinois has had only one case so far this year, in Cook County, such a catchy disease is also a concern for this part of the state, a local health official says.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois public health officials say a suburban Chicago resident has a confirmed case of measles.
PODCAST: Carle's Dr. Brian Wheatley on vascular health 1-26-15: Play now!
Brian Moline talks with the Carle vascular surgeon about vascular health and treatment options.
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Outtakes from News-Gazette interviews with Carle Foundation CEO Dr. James Leonard and Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing:
Prussing, on why Carle and the city aren't talking things out: "People ask me: 'Why aren't you at the table with Carle?' We were at the table with Carle — and they sued us."
URBANA — Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson will be the latest hospital to become a clinical affiliate of Carle Foundation Hospital.
Last month, Carle announced Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney would also become its clinical affiliate. Both the Olney and Robinson hospitals are joining Carle's new Rural Alliance, which also includes Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center.
CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly 287,000 Illinois residents have signed up for private coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law. The enrollment surpasses last year numbers, when about 217,000 Illinoisans signed up.