Hepatitis B and C affects Baby Boomers, Asian and Pacific Islanders at higher rates than other groups, and its national presence has healthcare workers nationwide urging people to take advantage of the free blood tests on Monday, May 19th –National Hepatitis Testing Day.
Federal prosecutors have said a state-owned computer seized from Keith Farnham’s office contained at least two videos depicting child pornography.
Congressman Mike Quigley says it’s about time and chances are good for a lifting of the nationwide ban on blood donations by gays.
Less than a week since it was signed into law, the state’s first medical marijuana clinic has opened it’s doors and already the demand is high.
Two years ago Aug. 11, at about 1:30 a.m. on a moonless night, then-22-year-old Yancarlo Garcia of Chicago threw a 15-pound fire extinguisher off the roof of the Fulton Street Parking Deck in downtown Elgin.
What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.
A Romeoville widow believes her husband died because he received a tainted kidney transplant.
Federal immunization goals remain unmet, the CDC says.
One in 30 baby boomers has been infected with hepatitis C, and most have no clue.
Gonorrhea just got a little more painful to treat, but at least it’s still treatable.
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After much soul searching and application of—wait for it—logic, I decided I had been a fool. What did hating the White Sox accomplish?
A Northwestern University research survey at has turned up data showing around 20 percent of all body piercings end up with infections.
Hepatitis C deaths are on the rise, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds Baby Boomers especially at risk.
An advocate for the legalization of marijuana says teens would never have been able to buy and sell pot at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, if the substance were legal and regulated.
Law enforcement leaders banded together, announcing their position at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference at McCormick Place that medical marijuana bills are bad bills.
Same-day surgery centers may offer convenience, but they also may put patients at risk for contamination.
An annual water quality report from the National Resources Defense Council found that Great Lakes beaches were the most frequently closed beaches in the nation because of contaminated water.
A proposed pilot program for medical marijuana in Illinois failed to generate enough votes of support in Springfield on Thursday.
Support is growing in Springfield for legalizing medical marijuana.