Immune System

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After 2 Years In Hospital, Infant Scheduled To Make 1st Visit Home

It’s hard to imagine a 2-year old spending Christmas in pain and fighting for his life — all because of a rare illness. But that is Alex Hilton’s reality.


Bruce Beutler

Chicago Native Shares Nobel Prize In Medicine

A Chicago-born and trained researcher is one of three winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Yogurt is a popular source of probiotics. (CBS)

Probiotics Can Help Offset A Variety Of Health Issues, Some Believe

Nutritionists are increasingly looking at foods rich in probiotics — friendly bacteria — to help control a variety of health issues. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.