A new study indicates autism is much more widespread than previously thought. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says 1 in every 50 school age kids has autism—that is about 1 million children nationwide.
Doctors have been seeing an increase in flu cases, marking the earliest start to the flu season in nearly a decade.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez looks at the controversy over licensing some midwives.
Dr. Daniel Jernigan of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells WBBM Newsradio that there are two new, different strains of flu this year and that the vaccine formulated this fall should be able to keep you from getting them.
Lise Sievers is the passenger whose curious medical symptoms caused a health scare at Midway Airport. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez talks with the Minnesota resident.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is issuing a reminder that if you haven’t already gotten a flu shot this season, now is the time to do it.
Cook County tops the list for the number of reported syphilis cases in the U.S. among the pool of documented counties, according to a Centers for Disease Control report out Thursday.
The HPV vaccine already is recommended for preteen girls to prevent cervical cancer, but many parents are skeptical about a new recommendation to get the vaccine for preteen boys.
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