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Duchossois Family Gives $100 Million To University Of Chicago MedicineThe Duchossois family made a $100 million donation to University of Chicago Medicine, to help fund research on “a new science of wellness.”
Great Lakes Clean Water Project In Jeopardy, Officials WarnAs CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, experts fear the program’s elimination could sink Lake Michigan.
Eating Full-Fat Cheese Won't Raise Chance Of Heart Attack, Study FindsA long term study found that consuming dairy products does not raise the risk of a stroke or heart attack.
Doctors Warn About Spike In Fentanyl Deaths In Cook CountyDoctors at Stroger Hospital warned about synthetic versions of fentanyl, which are being mixed in a deadly cocktail with heroin and cocaine.
DuPage River Is Mussel-ing UpThe DuPage County Forest Preserve District is using mussels to help clean the water. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole explains.
Kane Coroner Warns: 'Gray Death' Heroin Mix May Be ComingThe combination of opioids can vary in consistency from dried chunks resembling concrete to fine powder.
House Republicans Expect To Pass New Health Care DealHouse Republicans were set to vote Thursday on a revamped health care deal, and this time they said they have the votes.
Study Finds Adults Of All Ages Concerned About Long-Term Affects Of Loud NoisesA new study finds that adults of all ages are concerned about what loud noises may be doing to affect their ability to hear as they get older.
House Committee Grills Airlines In Wake Of United Passenger DraggingHouse Transportation Commitee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) said "something is broken" and the airlines all agreed they can do better.
2 Investigators: The Black Market For Diabetes Test StripsThe sellers are typically diabetics who are not testing enough and selling unused strips for extra cash. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
New Therapy For Batten Disease A Vindication For One FamilyIt’s been almost a decade since one suburban family began pushing to get the first ever treatment for Batten Disease approved. Now, it's paid off. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
More Ticks -- And Increased Potential For Lyme Disease -- Expected This SummerThick wooded areas and grassy prairies are prime spots to encounter ticks. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole.

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