New Study: Spouses Can Boost Early Detection For Melanoma PatientsThere's an extra bonus to marriage for melanoma patients: New research says they tend to be diagnosed in earlier more treatable stages than patients who are unmarried, widowed or divorced.
Chicago Surgeon Sets Up Medication Disposal ProgramDr. Jonah Stulberg is taking steps to ensure highly-addictive opioid medications don't fall into the wrong hands.
One Football Season Increases Risk Of Brain InjuryNew research indicates teenage football players have an increased risk of long-term brain effects after just one season.
Chicago Health Center Sees Rise In Syphilis CasesThe Howard Brown reports said in 2016 alone, its clinics detected 303 new syphilis cases - a 28 percent increase from the previous year.
CDC: Millions Of Americans Unknowingly Have PrediabetesTens of millions of Americans unknowingly have prediabetes, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Woman In Custody In Connection With 8 Apparent Heroin OverdosesPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson said detectives have learned someone was driving around Saturday passing out free samples of “suspected heroin.”
HealthWatch: Diabetes Is A Growing Problem In PetsOn the health watch: Diabetes. It is a growing problem in our country, and you may be surprised to know your pet can suffer from diabetes - just like you.
Rush University Study To Explore Alzheimer's Disease In LatinosStudies show Latinos may be at higher risk of developing dementia over other ethnicities, but are less likely to get medical help for it.
Doctors Warn Of Colon, Rectal Cancers Spike In Young AdultsColo-rectal cancer rates have declined for years, but now health experts have seen a spike in rates among young people in their 20s and 30s.
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.