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Training To Help People Spot, Respond To Opioid OverdosesThe Lisle-Woodridge Fire District and the DuPage Narcan Program have scheduled the training session for Saturday.
Babies Who Look Like Their Dads Are Healthier, Study SaysA new study has concluded that babies who look like their fathers tend to be healthier than other children.
Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
Study: Bacon Linked To Causing CancerFor many people, bacon is likened to a gift from above. However, the popular breakfast food, delicious as it may be, has been linked to causing various types of cancer.
Mysterious Odor Plagues Some Bucktown HomesA few dozen people have complained about an odor like gas or paint thinner, the local alderman says.
Doctors Find Surgical Sponges Left In Woman For At Least 6 YearsAccording to a Feb. 21 report, the 42-year-old woman went to doctors after experiencing bloating in her lower abdomen for three years.
'Juuling' Teens Use Stealthy E-CigarettesVaping devices are so small now, they are easy for kids to conceal. Districts are cracking down and warning parents.  
CBS Local Interview: Filmmaker Matthew HeinemanMatthew Heineman discusses his new series on Showtime "The Trade."
Soccer Field Safety Debated At Niles MeetingThe field at the new LoVerde Sports & Recreation Center contains crumb rubber – pieces of ground up tires. The jury is still out on the safety of the material.
Interactive Kiosks Hope To Teach Chicagoans CPRA recent study found nearly half of Americans don’t know how to perform CPR, and even fewer know the hands-only method.
Shoveling-Related Death Reported In DuPage CountyThe incident underscores the potential dangers of digging out of the snow, physicians tell CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos.
Four Children Have Died From Flu This Season Four children have died from the flu in Illinois so far this season, officials said Friday.

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