Illinois health officials now report more than a dozen cases of the mosquito-borne Chikungunya fever. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
More women could have the option of freezing their eggs to use later. It’s an expensive process, but as CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports, some employers are now paying for it.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
It’s the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?
A viral infection is being blamed for more than a hundred sick kids at a school in Schererville, Ind.
It’s a rare disorder with no cure and it strikes without warning, robbing little girls of their ability to walk, talk, eat and even breathe.
One woman was in her 70s and the other was in her 80s, said Chicago Department of Public Health spokesman Ryan Gage.
With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Chicago health officials say there’s an increase in respiratory problems at some emergency rooms, but how many and why has yet to be determined.
Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
NCIS actress Pauley Perrette is warning fans about the dangers of hair dye after suffering a severe allergic reaction to her trademark ink-black color.
School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.
When it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.
Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.
It can take months or years for stroke patients to recover and only a small fraction regain normal use of their hands and arms, but a breakthrough here in Chicago could change all that.
After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.