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CBS Local Health News
The Chicago Crime Commission has urged Gov. Pat Quinn to veto medical marijuana legislation approved by state lawmakers earlier this year.
Health authorities are warning people to be on guard against mosquitoes this summer. Just this week, the first case of West Nile Virus was discovered in a pool of tainted water sampled in Hillside.
West Nile mosquitoes are back in the Chicago area for the first time this year. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports.
African American women have higher rates of breast cancer at younger ages, and their survival rates are lower than white women. Now researchers might have an idea why.
Activists have raised questions about the future of a South Side hospital, due to financial troubles.
It’s Chicago’s oldest hospital, treating patients since before the Civil War, but Mercy Hospital wouldn’t be here today without the spunk, smarts, and determination of a 77-year-old nun.
WebMD Health News
Taking antibiotics could relieve symptoms of chronic lower back pain, according to a new study.
Under the Affordable Care Act, people and small businesses will be able to purchase insurance through a Marketplace.
Mutations in certain genes raise the risk of breast cancer by as much as 80 percent, experts say.