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This month has been the wettest June on record in Illinois, according to the National Weather Service, and Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement DistrictBiologist Paul Geery said all the rain has created a bumper crop of floodwater mosquitos, which will be bad through the holiday weekend.
More than 230,000 Illinois residents could have lost the tax credits that help them pay for coverage if the court had ruled the other way. In Illinois, the average monthly subsidy is $211. Without tax credits, consumers would have seen their premiums increase, on average, by 169 percent.
The program is a partnership with Connecticut-based ZAC Foundation, an organization Karen and Brian Cohn started after the death of their 6-year-old son Zachary, who became trapped underwater when his arm got stuck in a pool drain.
The current outbreak involves a dangerous bacterial infection known as invasive meningococcal disease. While it has so far affected mostly African Americans, all men who are intimate with other men are urged to get vaccinated.
The Chicago health department now says a meningitis outbreak is growing, and the city is expanding its recommendations for who should be vaccinated.
A Harvard study came up with some interesting conclusions about what shoppers may be more likely to buy when they’re saving the environment. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.
There is no timetable for resuming production, Lowe said. Jeni’s is temporarily closing its 21 retail shops because there isn’t enough ice cream to keep them stocked.
Inside a lab at IU School of Medicine, Dr. Molly Duman-Scheel has been killing mosquitoes by the thousands.
There are new ways to see the doctor without ever leaving home. CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports.