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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.

06/29/2012

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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

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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.

12/23/2010