Kaiser’s healthcare workers in Woodland Hills begin vaccinations against COVID-19

A vile of COVID-19 vaccine at Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center, Thursday, December 17, 2020. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Emergency room physician Dr. Stephanie Rubio reacts after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination from nurse Leslee Hernandez

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145 more Illinois coronavirus deaths as hospitalizations fall — but post-holiday spike still looms

Rush University Medical Center staff collect nasopharyngeal swab samples to test people for the coronavirus last month at the hospital’s drive-thru testing site. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times That state’s average testing positivity rate fell below 10% for the first time

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U.S. House could vote to lift nationwide pot prohibition this week — but McConnell could block effort even with weed-friendly Biden presidency looming

Proponents of medical marijuana hold signs outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in 2004. Ending the years-long federal prohibition of cannabis is being debated in Congress this week. | Sun-Times file photo “There are the votes to outright end marijuana

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New buildings part of $1.6 billion upgrade project at UCLA-Harbor Medical Center near Torrance

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center near Torrance, one of five trauma centers in Los Angeles County, has begun a $1.6 billion upgrade that will include a new 468,000-square-foot inpatient tower and 198,000-square-foot outpatient building, dramatically reshaping the antiquated facility and improving patient

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On deadly day for COVID-19 — 155 more deaths — Pritzker insists ‘not the year to have everybody over at Grandma’s house’

Rush University Medical Center staff collect nasal swab samples to test people for the coronavirus at the hospital’s drive-thru testing site. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Illinois Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike have said they’re

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As state logs 125 more coronavirus deaths, Pritzker offers Thanksgiving warning: ‘Skip the big group dinner this year’

Rush University Medical Center staff see patients in the Brennan Pavilion, the hospital’s main lobby, which was transformed into a treatment area last week. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file Illinois hospitals have been treating at least 6,000 COVID-19 patients for

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