A new ethical discussion comes into play in the Internet age. CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports.
At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine — only this time he’s the subject.
CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan visits a healthcare provider that has been helping the uninsured for decades.
Bill Babiarz plans to run 150 miles in five days, from Fulton to Buckingham Fountain in an effort to cure Rett Syndrome. CBS 2′s Susanna Song reports.
Two researchers have developed a prototype condom that delivers small electronic impulses to the penis during sex.
The popular trend of teens taking group “selfies” might be leading to another less appealing trend: the spread of head lice.
CBS 2′s Pam Zekman finds that some assisted living facilities do not give residents the help they need and have violated state regulations requiring them to have sufficient staff.
A state health inspector described a strong, musty odor after testing for mold inside Roosevelt College and Career Academy earlier this month.
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz says she’d only support marijuana legalization if it came with drug abuse treatment funding as well as safeguards so that youths are discouraged from consuming pot.
It’s not easy for P.J. Newberg to talk about her daughter Paula’s heroin addiction. But it’s her mission, and she spent Friday morning sharing her experience with Skokie police. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
If you think you’ve been having a tough time getting around this winter in all the snow, ice, slush, and now rain; just imagine what it’s like for the disabled.
Northwestern University research time has found that prolonged sitting is a health problem, all by itself.
There might not be much the City Council can do directly to help active-duty military personnel or veterans deal with post-traumatic stress, but aldermen held a hearing Wednesday to hear ideas on strategies to identify the causes of suicide among veterans.
Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) argued there is no safe level of second-hand smoke for a minor to be inhaling, so he’s introduced legislation to prohibit smoking in a vehicle if anyone under the age of 18 is inside.
CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist tells us about a unique study that looks at how bitter conditions affect the mind.
Broadcaster Bob Costas’s eye infection is keeping him on the bench at the Winter Olympics.
Banner ads on The Onion website will depict a toy action figure with the words: “Man without health insurance is forced to sell action figures to pay medical bills.” The ads say: “Get Covered. Don’t sell your action figures.”
For some, as CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, the cold can be life-threatening.
Social media sites are filled with photos of delicious meals and sinful desserts. Some experts believe looking at pictures of luscious food could actually help us stay on our diets and help curb your appetite.
The state of Illinois has provided $4 million to help launch new startup help for healthcare technology companies in downtown Chicago.