Susan Carlson

Chicago Woman Helps Human Trafficking Victims Start FreshA Chicago area businesswoman is proving all it takes to make a difference is a big heart. She's helped hundreds of women start their lives over again in the U.S., after they were victims of human trafficking halfway around the world.
Jesse White Helps Distribute Holiday Food To Needy, ElderlyIt has been an annual tradition for White, who at one time was on the other end of the receiving line.
Doctors: NTM Infection Cases On The RiseDangerous bacteria could be lurking in your shower head without you even knowing it. Cases of chronic non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infection have increased steadily in recent years, and unfortunately there's not much we can do to avoid it.
More Parents Shouldering Student DebtAs CBS 2’s Susan Carlson reports, more moms and dads are finding themselves making the payments on their children's student loans just when they should be saving for retirement.
Vallas: 'We Really Never Came Close To Ever Having A Strike'Former Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Paul Vallas says teachers never came close to a strike during his tenure in the 1990s and early 2000s, but times – and the national debate about education reform – have changed.
Protecting Your Online Privacy With A 'Do Not Track' OptionYou may have heard of “do not track” or seen new privacy options on your Internet browser, and even on Web ads. But what does it mean, and is your privacy really protected?
Not All Milk Alternatives Created EquallyBesides cow milk, consumers have alternatives made from coconut, soy, rice and almonds. But which is the best?
Web Sites Analyze Your Social Media Influence, Reward Top ScorersImagine if your online activity could determine whether you got a job, a mortgage, a date or even just free stuff.
Some Experts Say 'Tapping' Can Reduce Emotional StressorsA new type of therapy is gaining popularity to relieve anxiety, phobias and even headaches. CBS 2's Susan Carlson reports.
Gaining Weight And Don't Know Why? Maybe It's Your MedicationYou're watching your diet and nothing is different, but suddenly you notice you're gaining weight. As CBS 2’s Susan Carlson reports, the problem could be the medications you're taking.
CPSC: Many Companies Not Reporting When Products Hurt ConsumersAre companies putting you and your family at risk? They're supposed to report to the Consumer Product Safety Commission when they are told of someone being injured using something they made, but more companies are being fined by the government for not reporting problem products.
Oprah: Running OWN Network Has Been A Big ChallengeLong gone from her renowned talk show in Chicago now, Oprah Winfrey talked Monday about the challenge of building her own TV network in an exclusive interview on CBS This Morning.