lung disease

Mark Kirk at Hustle Up The Hancock with his Battle Buddies. (Credit: Mark Kirk's Office)

Thousands Hustle Up The Hancock To Raise Money For Respiratory Health

This year’s Hustle up the Hancock raised more than $1 million for lung disease research, education and advocacy.

02/22/2015

When officials declare an Air Quality Action Day due to high ozone levels, those who exercise vigorously outdoors are at increased risk of breathing problems, as are children, the elderly, and those with lung diseases such as asthma. (Credit: CBS)

Extreme Heat Brings Air Quality Action Warning For Chicago

Thursday’s extreme heat brings double trouble to the Chicago area. Not only is the heat dangerous, but the air conditions could make it hard for some people to breathe.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Lura Lynn Ryan

Attorneys: George Ryan’s Wife Has 3-6 Months To Live

Attorneys for convicted former governor George Ryan have made another appeal to have him released from prison on bail, saying doctors have told them his wife might have as little as three months to live.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2010