As CBS’s Pam Zekman learned, some of the violations can make your children sick.
Dangerous bacteria could be lurking in your shower head without you even knowing it. Cases of chronic non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infection have increased steadily in recent years, and unfortunately there’s not much we can do to avoid it.
The food contains meat, organs, bone, and in some cases vegetables and fruit, all ground together and sold frozen. Just thaw it out and serve it up.
The City of Evanston has closed all of its lakefront beaches for the day, after water tests showed dangerous levels of E. coli bacteria.
Chicago beaches open for the summer on Friday, and the Park District says this year, you can expect to see fewer days when swimming is forbidden.
The two infants contracted the bacterial infection Cronobacter sakazakii (C. sakazakii), which is associated with powdered infant feeding formulas, a release from the Illinois Department of Public Health said.
Because it’s raw, sushi can be one of the riskiest fish dishes to eat. But the CBS 2 Investigators found many sushi restaurants fail to follow the most basic requirement to keep sushi safe.
A new study conducted in Chicago and several other cities finds that gas pumps, mailboxes and escalator rails are among surfaces teeming with germs.
Think your kitchen is tidy and bacteria-free? Think again. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
A particularly virulent strain of bacteria has been infecting thousands of hospital patients, killing some of them. CBS 2′s Susan Carlson reports on what you can do to protect yourself.
The CBS 2 investigators have obtained inspection reports on the lunches that are served to your children and may alarm many parents.
A new study suggests there’s been an increase in the types and number of so-called antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as “superbugs” found in Chicago-area health care facilities.
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- Local Storm Chaser Describes ‘Sickening, Deafening Roar’ Of Oklahoma TornadoA south suburban man whose hobby is chasing storms was in Moore, Okla., on Monday when a massive tornado devastated the town, killing at least 24 people.203
- High School Duo Has Never Missed A Day Of ClassThey say no one's perfect, but one school in the far southwestern suburbs has not just one, but two students who have achieved perfection in one area.136
- Deadly Oklahoma Tornado Serves As Reminder To Prepare For Disasters“Tornado sheltering basics involved three steps – get in, get down and cover-up. The overall goal is to avoid flying and falling debris by putting as many barriers between you and the tornado as possible,” according to one expert at the National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma.121
- Lightning Strikes Damage Two Homes OvernightAt least two homes in the Chicago area were struck by lightning overnight as heavy thunderstorms plowed through the region.198
- Police Seek Help Identifying Female Homicide VictimPolice are asking for help to identify the body of woman or teen girl found strangled and badly burned in a Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood Dumpster Sunday night.137
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