Baking Soda Scarcity Concerns Hospitals, Which Use It For DrugsThe breakdown in the supply chain started last September at a manufacturing plant in North Carolina and has since rippled throughout the pharmaceutical industry.
Illinois Sees Increase In Flu, Hospitals Place Temporary Visitor RestrictionsThe Illinois Department of Public Heath recommends hospitals to place temporary visitor-restriction polices that restrict children under 18 from visiting acute-care hospitals due to bad flu season.
2 Investigators: City, State Assumed The Other Was Inspecting Hospital KitchensCBS 2's Pam Zekman reports on the disconnect between two levels of government.
Romeoville Company Says Device Can Protect Health Care Workers Transporting PatientsA Chicago area company has joined the effort to stop the spread of Ebola. It has created a device that the company says would protect health care workers as they take patients to hospitals.
Advocate, NorthShore Hospitals To MergeAdvocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem plan to join forces to create Advocate NorthShore Health Partners, which would be the largest non-profit hospital system in Illinois.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
Rep. Rush, Activists Call For More Trauma Centers On South SideTrauma center deserts and the need for more trauma center services on the city's South Side were the focus of a news conference outside Jackson Park Hospital this morning.
2 Investigators: Are Hospitals Double-Billing Some Patients?Depending on how good or bad your insurance is -- or if you have no insurance at all -- you may get stuck paying excessive or duplicate charges and not even know it. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Some People You Should Know: Funny Bones ImprovCBS 2's Harry Porterfield introduces us to some performers who believe laughter is the best medicine.