After some initial improvement, a high school football player has suffered a devastating setback in his recovery from a serious injury that left him a coma.
He thought he simply had a high fever, but a Round Lake Beach man actually had Legionnaire’s Disease, a deadly form of pneumonia that nearly killed him.
So far, Illinois has seen only one confirmed case of listeriosis from tainted cantaloupe, but cases could be showing up well past Halloween.
A woman claims in a lawsuit that her blood became infected with mold while she was working at a doctor’s office in the Southwest Side’s Garfield Ridge neighborhood.
State officials in Illinois say they’re seeing increasing reports of infection and injury at spas–and “med spas”–because of untrained and unsupervised attendants.