Screening for the Ebola virus began Thursday at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, as local health experts sought to reassure the public they are ready to help contain any outbreak.
By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — Parents: Preventing teen pregnancy just got a little less complicated. Or did it? The American Academy of Pediatrics published its recommendation, in the journal Pediatrics, that sexually active teenage girls […]
Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem plan to join forces to create Advocate NorthShore Health Partners, which would be the largest non-profit hospital system in Illinois.
Illinois medical professionals are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state’s new medical marijuana program; and find themselves at the center of a quickly changing legal landscape with minimal scientific research to back the claims of those extolling marijuana’s therapeutic benefits.
Navy medical personnel will work in a Chicago-area trauma and burn unit as part of a new training program to help the military doctors, nurses and corpsmen prepare for combat situations.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
“We found that eye contact was really important for perceptions of empathy, so physicians that made more eye contact with their patients tended to be rated as more likable and empathetic,” said assistant professor Enid Montague.
Concern about the potentially-deadly street drug known as “Krokodil” has spread to the far northwest suburbs.
Illinois lawmakers could vote on legislation to legalize medical marijuana this week, and a group of 250 doctors has urged them to support the measure.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine, working with the Better Government Association, reports how they get away with it and where to find them.
The Illinois government agency that looks into complaints against doctors announced it will lay off investigators starting Tuesday and warned of yearlong delays in physician licensing because the Legislature didn’t act to bail out the medical watchdog unit.
Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
It’s not just bacteria that cooks should worry about. CBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez reports on a potential hazard that you may use before grilling.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is introducing legislation to crack down on doctors who overprescribe painkillers that get abused by teens.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a new law that will allow patients to once again go online and look up information on their doctors.
Registered sex offenders are no longer allowed to work in the health care professions, under a bill signed into law this week.
Some doctors are now taking a stand. They are refusing to treat young patients who have not received their childhood vaccinations.