Electronic health records help the healing

By Mary Lee Ocean-themed décor splashes the walls of La Rabida Children’s Hospital in a room filled with bright, plush chairs contoured like the candy Dots. But perky colors can’t erase the worry on Maria Gallegos’ face as she sits in the room waiting for her 6-year-old daughter to finish her appointment. She’s lost count of the routine check-ups after […]

Archbishop Cupich celebrates first Ash Wednesday in the Loop

By Ellen Kobe Archbishop Blase Cupich presided over Mass Wednesday, giving ashes to guests at St. Peter’s in the Loop. Cupich was installed as the leader of the Archdiocese of Chicago in November, and this service marked the start of his first Lenten season in the city. Beginning at 6 a.m., hundreds of people filed […]

VIDEO: Nazi bomber lands at Museum of Science and Industry

By Beth Lawrence This month the Museum of Science and Industry is offering a rare and up-close look at a piece of history that’s usually out of reach. The German Stuka, one of only two remaining in the world, normally hangs in the rafters. For now, the museum has landed the bomber on its main floor to […]

VIDEO: Social media creates new outlet for cyber bullying

By Mariel Turner With the popularity of social media apps like Instagram and Twitter, cyber bullying has become a growing concern for many Chicagoans. Some have already experienced the painful attacks firsthand. But victims of cyber bullying are fighting back and new legislation passed last December may further curb online harassment.