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Deadline Nears To Sign Up For Affordable Care Act Coverage In 2018The Open Enrollment period for coverage under the Affordable Care Act was six weeks shorter this year than in 2016.
Mayor Must Intervene In Ambulance Shortage, Inspector General SaysFor years, the 2 Investigators have been reporting on excessive Chicago ambulance response times that can endanger people with medical emergencies.
2 Investigators: 4-Ounce Prescription Cream Costs $645Federal investigators who are raising questions about possible fraud, abuse and patient safety. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Condo Residents Concerned About Flammable PanelsReynobod PE, which contains a Polyethylene core, is the same kind of exterior metal paneling blamed for helping fuel the fatal fire at Grenfell Tower in London.
Risk Of Stillbirth Doubled By Sleeping On Your Back, Study SaysResearchers in Great Britain say the common sleeping position can double the risk of stillbirth during the third trimester.
School Nurse Saves Choking StudentSnack time nearly turned into a tragedy last week at a Bolingbrook school. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
School Bands Together To Help Fight DiabetesStudents at St. Linus School in Oak Lawn donated a dollar to sport everything from blue wigs to blue nail polish instead of their traditional school uniforms. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Avondale Homes Plagued By Toxic-Smelling FumesIt’s been a nightmare for Sara Suh, her husband and their five-year-old daughter. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
State Troopers Save Woman Whose Heart StopsThey found Toni Klassy on the side of the highway and brought her back to life. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Epilepsy Drugs: Generics Not Optimum For SomeThree and a half million Americans cope with epilepsy, but the condition can be treated effectively with medications. 
2 Investigators: Veteran's Cancer May Be Tied To Marine BaseMarines battling cancer say they were kept in the dark about carcinogen-laced drinking water at Camp Lejeune. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.

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