Whooping Cough Cases Reported At 3 Suburban SchoolsA dozen cases of highly contagious whooping cough have been reported at two high schools and a middle school in the northwest suburbs.
Five Infants From Palatine Daycare Center Diagnosed With MeaslesCook County and Illinois public health officials have begun investigating a cluster of measles cases linked to a daycare center in Palatine.
Flu Cases In Suburban Cook County On The RiseIn the past week, the Cook County Department of Public Health has seen a 32 percent increase in emergency room visits in suburban Cook County for cases of the flu, or flu-like symptoms, when compared to the week before.
Oak Lawn Woman Is Cook County's First 2014 West Nile CaseThe Oak Lawn resident became ill earlier this month but did not require hospitalization, according to the Cook County Department of Public Health. She is recovering at home.
Best Places To Get Free Check-ups, Immunizations And Vaccinations In ChicagoWith many families struggling to receive health care services, it's important to note there are a number of facilities that provide free or low cost health services for children, adults and elderly patients.
State Sees First Human Cases Of West Nile VirusThe West Nile virus is back. State health officials have confirmed two human cases in the northwest suburbs.
At Least 50 Illness Cases Linked To Bob Chinn'sThe Cook County Department of Public Health says that at least 50 cases of gastrointestinal illness have been connected to eating at a large northwest suburban restaurant.
Study: Huge Gap In Breast Cancer Death Rate In South SuburbsAfrican American women in the south suburbs are 300 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women in the same area. It's a number that has left long time doctors and researchers stunned.
Mosquitoes In Four Suburbs Test Positive For West NileIt's official. In Cook County, this year's mosquitoes aren't just nuisance biters anymore. Culex mosquitos, which carry the West Nile virus, are out now.