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- Right-To-Die Conference In Chicago Draws Protest Advocates for assisted suicide from around the world are meeting in Streeterville, while opponents are protesting outside. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
- NFL's Troubles Help Shine Light On Domestic Violence, Advocates Say CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports some women feel it's about time.
- CDC: Fewer Than 50 Percent Of U.S. Residents Have Been Vaccinated For Flu While more kids and pregnant women are getting their shots, most 18- to 64-year-olds don't seem to be getting the message. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
- Two Illinois Women Die From West Nile Virus One woman was in her 70s and the other was in her 80s, said Chicago Department of Public Health spokesman Ryan Gage.
- What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later? With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
- Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
- Advocate, NorthShore Hospitals To Merge Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem plan to join forces to create Advocate NorthShore Health Partners, which would be the largest non-profit hospital system in Illinois.
- New Test May Help Diagnose Concussions Among Young Athletes It is an odd-looking, hairnet-like contraption with 256 electrodes called BNA, for Brain Network Activation. CBS 2's Rob Johnson reports.
- Health Officials Urge People To Take Basic Precautions To Prevent Spread Of Enterovirus Chicago health officials say there's an increase in respiratory problems at some emergency rooms, but how many and why has yet to be determined.
- Dozens Of Children In Chicago Area Being Treated For Enterovirus CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot tells you about the warning signs and what you can do to keep the virus at bay.