What To Do If Your Medicine Has Reached Its Expiration DateSince the 1970's, the FDA requires medications to have expiration dates. The government has looked at national stockpiles of medications and found that some may last as long as 15 years longer. CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports.
Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together at the ACM AwardsThe two artists will perform their duet "Medicine" live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.
Someone You Should Know: Inventor Douglass BevelCBS 2's Harry Porterfield introduces us to a Chicagoan who has developed a product that ensures patients take their medication.
Best Ingredients For A Natural Medicine CabinetAs Chicago welcomes autumn’s crisp air, a season plump with pumpkins, ripe with fresh apples, shorter days and the return of school, we also begrudgingly play host to cold and flu season from frost until spring thaw...
Hospitals Facing Shortages Of Vital MedicinesThis year, 213 drugs – including many life-saving medications – have been very hard to get. At least 15 deaths nationwide are being blamed on the drug shortage.
Chicago Native Shares Nobel Prize In MedicineA Chicago-born and trained researcher is one of three winners of this year's Nobel Prize in medicine.
Inspector General: Problems Persist At City ClinicsChicago’s Inspector General says old problems persist in the way the City orders, stores and keeps track of prescription drugs for its clinics.
Patients, Doctors Hope FDA Doesn't Ban Cancer DrugDesperate patients and their doctors have been battling a recommendation to revoke approval of the breast cancer drug Avastin, a move the FDA could make before the end of the year.