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Psychologists Seek Authority To Prescribe Drugs In Illinois

The Illinois General Assembly could soon vote on a measure that would allow psychologists — who are not medical doctors — to prescribe medicines much the same as psychiatrists who have medical degrees.

05/21/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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New Initiative Aims To Raise Awareness For Lung Cancer

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has more on a new initiative aimed at stamping out lung cancer.

05/13/2014

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Chicago Teen Dies Days After Collapse During Basketball Game

A Chicago teenager died Tuesday morning after collapsing during a basketball tournament last Saturday.

05/06/2014

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Chicago Family Makes Difference For Autism Awareness

For Michelle and Peter Doyle, a trip to the doctor’s office with their daughter Calen in 2006 changed their lives forever.

04/20/2014