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Homeless people! The look so weird... (Credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

Poor people? What’s the deal. They’re always hungry and stuff. So weird…

10/09/2012

Hail to the king, baby (Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

Unless they bring Mayor McCheese and the Hamburgler back (you can keep Grimace in hiding), Burger King’s mascot just has more character than everything McDonald’s has goin’ on right now…

09/25/2012

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Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.

09/18/2012

A CFL bulb (CBS)

CFL Bulbs Conserve Energy, But Are They Dangerous?

As CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, new research shows that these bulbs can emit UV radiation.

09/17/2012

Cardinal George addressed the media on Aug. 24, 2012, to discuss his latest cancer diagnosis. (CBS)

George Starts Four-Month Chemo Treatment

Cardinal George on Wednesday started a four-month course of cancer treatment.

09/05/2012

Cardinal George addressed the media on Aug. 24, 2012, to discuss his latest cancer diagnosis. (CBS)

Cardinal George To Undergo Chemotherapy For Latest Cancer Bout

Cardinal Francis George will undergo a series of chemotherapy treatments starting next week, to treat his latest bout with cancer.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2012

Cardinal George addressed the media on Aug. 24, 2012, to discuss his latest cancer diagnosis. (CBS)

Cardinal George Fearful, But Hopeful, About Latest Cancer Diagnosis

George said Friday he is still formulating a plan with his physicians to treat his latest cancer diagnosis.

08/24/2012

Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

More Medical Tests Coming This Week For Cardinal George

More medical tests are planned for this week for Francis Cardinal George, as he faces another cancer fight.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Archdiocese: Cardinal Rested, Facing More Tests After Cancer Diagnosis

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has an update on Cardinal Francis George, who is once again facing a cancer diagnosis.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2012

Lombard Village President William Mueller has died from complications of West Nile Virus, the village has announced. (Village of Lombard)

Funeral To Be Held For Lombard Mayor This Weekend

CHICAGO (CBS) – Funeral arrangements now are set for the longtime Lombard village president who died of West Nile virus over the weekend. WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports 76-year-old Bill Mueller led Lombard for 19 […]

CBS Chicago–08/20/2012

Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

New Cancer Scare For Cardinal George

Doctors have discovered cancerous cells in Cardinal George’s kidney, the archdiocese announced on Friday.

08/17/2012

Lombard Village President Bill Mueller (Credit: Village of Lombard)

Lombard Mayor Battling Cancer And West Nile Virus

Bill Mueller, the longtime village president in west suburban Lombard, is now battling both cancer and the West Nile virus.

08/14/2012

Cancer Report

Illinois Gets Mixed Reviews For Efforts In Fighting Cancer

The American Cancer Society is out with its annual report, showing how states are doing in the fight to prevent cancer.

WBBM Newsradio–08/09/2012

A woman holds a placard (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

Provocative signs like this one are popping up in Chicago. (CBS)

Offensive Or Thought-Provoking? ‘Deserve To Die’ Ads Are Turning Heads

In case you haven’t noticed, pay phones are still around. You might want to take a closer look at them – or at least the posters affixed to them.

06/25/2012

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Friday’s Bad Horoscopes

Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.

06/22/2012

Otis the Sea Lion was ill with cancer and was euthanized at the Shedd Aquarium. (Shedd Aquarium)

Shedd Euthanizes Terminally Ill Sea Lion

The Shedd had rescued the sea lion, named Otis, in 2009 as the government wanted to kill dozens of them to save the endangered chinook salmon on the Bonneville Dam.

03/02/2012

St. Baldrick’s Foundation

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. Click here to find out how you can help.

02/23/2012

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Chicago Teen Using Laughs To Cope With Cancer

They say laughter is the best medicine, and a Chicago father-son duo is really put that old adage to the test.

CBS 2–01/31/2012

Butch Walker and the Black Widows perform at the 3rd annual Pablove Benefit Concert in Milwaukee on Jan. 28, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Benefit Concert Raises Funds For Cancer Foundation

Jeff Castelaz, co-founder of Dangerbird Records, started an online blog when his 4-year-old son Pablo Thrailkill Castelaz was diagnosed with bilateral Wilms Tumor, a rare form of childhood cancer. Butch Walker and the Black Widows and several other artists performed at a recent benefit for Pablove, the charity named in Pablo’s memory.

CBS 2–01/30/2012

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