State Could Require Lead Testing At All Illinois Schools, DaycaresEnvironmental activists and others said they have reached a compromise on a statewide requirement to test for lead in drinking water at schools and daycare centers.
North Suburban Kid Turns Food Allergy Fears Into Educational DocumentaryCBS 2's Dana Kozlov introduces us to that young filmmaker and his vision.
Kidney Donors, Recipients Meet For First Time Six people who recently gave six others the gift of life, through kidney transplants at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Wednesday met the donors who made it possible.
At Lurie Children's Hospital, Dream Team Helps Kids Fight Brain TumorsThey're on the job, thanks in large part to millions of dollars in donations in recent years, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.
What's In Your Wine? You Might Be SurprisedEver hear of Velcorin? CBS 2's Marissa Bailey explains.
Government Panel Recommends Pregnant Women Get Screened For DepressionIt’s supposed to be the happiest of times, but for many women, pregnancy can also bring depression. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, now there are new efforts to identify those women and get them help.
Health Officials Pushing Uninsured To Sign Up For Coverage Ahead Of Affordable Care Act Deadline If you don’t have health insurance, you have just a few days before the January 31 deadline to sign up under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Doctor Creates Superheroes To Teach Kids About Asthma, AllergiesCBS 2's Mai Martinez shows us how he's helping kids breathe easier.
VA Hospitals Holding Access Stand Down Day To Ensure Vets In Need Of Urgent Care Get ItMilitary veterans in need of medical care were invited today to a VA hospital nationwide to ensure that their needs are being addressed.
Some Breast Cancer Survivors Skeptical About Revised Mammogram GuidelinesThe American Cancer Society changed mammogram guidelines yesterday for the first time in 12 years.
American Cancer Society Revises Mammogram RecommendationsFor the first time in 12 years the American Cancer Society updated mammogram guidelines and the changes are a bit surprising.
Wasp, Scorpion Venom Could Help In Fighting Cancer, Researchers SayWhen we hear scorpion or wasp, most of us cringe at the thought of getting stung and that painful--sometimes deadly-- venom, but some researchers believe that venom can actually save lives by fighting cancer.