State Health Department: 4th Vaping-Related Death ReportedNationwide, there have been more than 2,000 cases and at least 40 people have died.
House Approves Cap On Insulin Costs, Plan Returns To SenateInsulin is necessary for people with diabetes to regulate blood sugar levels. About 1.3 million Illinois residents have diabetes, although not all rely on insulin.
Stevenson High School In Lincolnshire Sets School Record For Whooping Cough CasesA whooping cough outbreak has now infected nearly three dozen students at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire in recent months.
Abbott Labs Scientists Discover New Strain Of HIVAbbott Labs announced Wednesday that a team of its scientists have discovered a new subtype of HIV.
Google Buys Fitbit For $2.1B, Stepping Back Into WearablesGoogle's lack of wearables has been a blind spot that it is fixing with the Fitbit purchase and the upcoming launch of its earbuds, the Pixel Buds, this spring, UBS analyst Eric Sheridan said in a research note.
3rd Vaping Death Reported In Illinois"New cases continue to be reported in Illinois and across the country. IDPH is urging Illinoisans not to vape or use e-cigarettes products, especially illicit THC based products, while we continue to investigate this outbreak."
Disabled Ride Share User On Proposed Tax Hike: 'It's Basically A Tax On Accessibility'"Mayor Lightfoot, who is herself hard-of-hearing, needs to start taking disability inclusion into her policy making decisions and proposals.  She cannot keep treating us like an afterthought. We have the right to accessible and affordable living and business in Chicago."
Road Home Program Offered At Rush Provides Pioneering Treatment For Vets With PTSDThere is now a treatment for PTSD that is being pioneered in Chicago, and a handful of sites around the country.
Walgreens To Stop Selling E-Cigarettes In Its 9,500 US StoresWalgreens, based in Deerfield, Illinois, operates more than 9,500 stores in the U.S.
Map Showing Impacted Areas For Marijuana Licenses ReleasedThe state on Tuesday begins accepting a new round of applications for marijuana cultivators, dispensaries and more.
CVS Stops Sale Of Heartburn Drugs With Suspect ContaminantRite Aid said it's removing Zantac and related drugs sold under its name from its shelves. Deerfield based-Walgreens earlier said it's removing Zantac products from shelves while the FDA continues its investigation.