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How Clean Is The Water In Your Pool?

The Centers for Disease Control says reports of illnesses associated with swimming are increasing. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey has details on what to watch out for.


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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.


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CDC: Get Your Flu Shot Now

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.

WBBM Newsradio–12/12/2011


Cantaloupes Recalled For Bacterial Infection Threat

Some cantaloupes that were shipped from Colorado to Illinois and at least 16 other states are being recalled.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

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CDC: Jimmy Johns Alfalfa Sprouts Found To Have Salmonella

Salmonella outbreak involving Jimmy Johns alfalfa sprouts has now spread to 15 states including Illinois and has sickened 89 people.