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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.
Don't Let Colds Become Something More Serious, Physician SaysDr. Jennifer Goldfarb from Rush University Medical Center says in the last few weeks she's seen about five patients a day with these lingering symptoms.
Flu Kept At Bay So Far This Winter, Health Expert SaysDoctors instead have seen an increase in a type of upper respiratory cold and cough -- still unpleasant, but not influenza.
Former Fremd Runner Honored Through Free Heart Tests For StudentsA couple thousand high school students in Palatine were being tested for a genetic heart condition on Thursday, thanks to the generosity of an alum’s family.
Holidays Not As Stressful As Some Might ThinkYou might think of the holiday season as a time when more people need mental health help, but a local expert said that’s not necessarily so.
Study: Ego Drives Men To Overeat During HolidaysA study explains the mental side of why men try to out-eat friends and loved ones, even if it's subconscious.
Study Links Better Nutrition To Shorter Hospital StaysAdvocate Health Care plans to implement nutritional screening in hospitals starting next year.
Planned Parenthood Sees Surge In Visits Following Trump's ElectionUnder the provisions of Obamacare, health insurers must cover birth control for women. Trump has said he will repeal and replace the program.
Cigarette Maker Moving Toward End Of Smokes As We Know Them: ReportPhilip Morris International has signaled it may one day phase out traditional cigarettes as it develops an alternative that heats tobacco but doesn’t burn it.
Flu Season Ramping Up, Doctors WarnChristmas carols and jingling bells aren't the only sounds filling the air this time of year. Symphonies of sneezes and choirs of coughs mean the holiday season has brought cold and flu season along with it.
After Tragedy, NW Indiana Mom On Mission: Raise Awareness Of CO PoisoningCBS 2’s Audrina Bigos found out more about her fight for new laws in this Original Report.
Another State Budget Casualty: Supportive Services For Traumatized KidsThe Safe from the Start program helps young children who've lived through domestic violence, street violence and abuse. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.

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