Dieting Apps Can Help People Lose Weight, Researchers ConcludeThe fine print: when the apps are combined with exercise and good nutrition. CBS 2's Erin Kennedy reports.
Cook County Judge Orders State To Add PTSD To Medical Marijuana ProgramThe ruling may help veterans with PTSD feel more comfortable trying marijuana to ease their symptoms and reduce their reliance on prescription drugs, said Michael Krawitz of Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access.
Bullying, Excessive Internet Use Behind Spike In Teen SuicidesA study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics found pathological internet use and bullying are behind suicide’s rise as a cause of death in 15- to 19-year olds.
More Chicago Cops Training To Handle The Mentally IllThe idea is to give officers skills that may head off the use of force. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
Tobacco-Buying Age Increases To 21 In Chicago This WeekRetailers predict unintended consequences. WBBM's Terry Keshner reports.
Study: Rotting Trees Caused Mysterious Holes In Indiana DunesThe popular dune has been closed except for small ranger-led tours since the July 2013 rescue of the Illinois boy, who was trapped under sand for more than three hours.
How Did Woman Not Know She Was 7 Months Pregnant?She lost 10 pounds in seven months, and even went hiking two weeks ago; what Emily Sanders didn’t know was she was seven months pregnant. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot has this Original Report about a surprise arrival.
Lurie Hospital Gender Identity Clinic Gets $500K From PritzkerThe gender and sex development program at Lurie Children's Hospital has just received a $500,000 grant from Jennifer Pritzker, a Chicago philanthropist who is a transgender woman.
Chicago Archdiocese Preparing Lead-Testing Plan For Catholic SchoolsThere's no imminent threat, officials say, but the issue of lead has emerged as a major parental concern. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
County Hospital Boss Says Gun Violence A 'Major Public Health Disaster'Cook County government and healthcare officials on Tuesday applauded the American Medical Association’s decision to declare gun violence is a public health crisis that requires federally funded research.
DuPage County Officials Warn Of Rising Heroin CrisisHanover Park Deputy Police Chief Andrew Johnson said the heroin problem is not just a law enforcement issue.
Breast Cancer Survivors Pursue Good Health, Team Work With Rowing GroupRecovery on Water, or ROW, began in 2008 with four rowers who were breast cancer survivors. Now, it has 60 members.