Should publicly funded high schools retire tackle football programs? More groups are coming to that conclusion, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.
Chicago Public Schools will use *federal grant money* in an effort to improve the health of its students.
CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist talks with a dietitian about the pros and cons of foods believed to be healthier snack alternatives.
The food contains meat, organs, bone, and in some cases vegetables and fruit, all ground together and sold frozen. Just thaw it out and serve it up.
Some public health experts worry today’s youngest generation could be the first to have a lower life expectancy than their parents. CBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez reports.
CBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez talks with a nutrition expert about some of the different products in the marketplace.
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.
One of the strangest and most controversial proposals to be introduced anywhere in the United States in recent times is the one in which New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suggested that sugary drinks […]
People are grabbing up bottles that claim to promote health and longevity. But new research shows not all vitamins are good — and some can even be harmful.
A salmonella alarm–possibly linked to sushi has spread to Illinois.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says she has a new way to battle high insurance premiums for county employees.
From digestive problems to headaches to numbness, all kinds of health problems can pop up simply from the clothes that you’re wearing.
People often drink diet sodas to be healthier, but new research suggests some potential health dangers. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports a look at the risk and has some advice on what to do if you’re a fan of those drinks.
Sometimes the fine-dining at high-end restaurants isn’t as fine as customers might think. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman examined health-inspection reports for some of Chicago’s fanciest places.
Thanksgiving means a time for food and gratitude, but public health officials say safety should be a top priority too.
The daughter of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley moved up her wedding plans because of health concerns about her mother, Maggie Daley.
Many of us spend our day sitting down, but it’s one of the worst things you can do for your health. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports about a few simple changes that make a big difference fast.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to propose Friday that all enroll in his wellness program, or literally pay up.
A citywide study by Northwestern University has determined that the South and Southwest sides are the unhealthiest.
Cheaper than other music festivals of its ilk (at only $45 bucks a day), Pitchfork Music Festival is a bright light in the bleak landscape of a summer filled with too much of the same old same old. So why not go?