Pritzker Nixes Family Planning Money After Trump 'Gag Rule'Pritzker says Illinois will stop using the $4 million in federal money it typically disperses to 28 agencies providing women's health care. He says that the state is evaluating options for providing services.
Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Recall Of Dog Goods USA Pig Ear Dog Treats
US Makes New Push For Graphic Warning Labels On CigarettesReynolds American, maker of Camel and Newport cigarettes, said it supports public awareness efforts on tobacco, "but the manner in which those messages are delivered to the public cannot run afoul of the First Amendment." Reynolds was one of five tobacco companies that challenged the FDA's original warning labels.
Woman Appalled After Being Denied Health Insurance Because Of Sex Assault-Related PTSDVictimized again – that’s how a suburban woman feels after she said an insurance company denied her one level of coverage because of her past mental health issues.
Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill Expansion Of Medical Marijuana LawThe bill also adds another 12 conditions to the list of acceptable conditions bringing the total number to 54.
Dole Recalls Baby Spinach After Random Test Finds SalmonellaThe spinach being recalled has a use-by-date of Aug. 5 and was distributed in 10 states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.
Beyond Meat Raises 2019 Outlook, But Shares Slump On OfferingTen-year-old Beyond Meat burst into the spotlight in May with its initial public offering on the Nasdaq. Its $25 opening share price has risen 700% since then. At its closing price of $222.13 Monday, Beyond Meat was worth $13.3 billion, or more than Campbell's Soup.
Health Officials Say Illinois Affected In Fennel Seed RecallThe Kane County Health Department says salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in people with weakened immune systems, young children or elderly people. Others may experience diarrhea, nausea and abdominal pain.
Families Finding Alternatives To EpiPens After Year-Long ShortageFor over a year, families have been struggling to overcome a shortage of EpiPens--a life-saving shot for those with severe allergies.
Health Officials Release Data On Pregnancy, Babies OnlineData categories include low birth weight, teen birth rate, breastfeeding, prenatal care and smoking during pregnancy.
Doctor: Kids At Higher Risk For Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke"When they've stop sweating and they're even more fatigue and have a lot of muscle cramps, they can have a fever also that’s a sign of a heat stroke."
It's So Hot In Chicago, Your Parked Car Could Reach Nearly 130 Degrees In 30 MinutesA car's temperature will increase up to 40 degrees in an hour if left in the hot sun.
As Measles Crisis Worsens, More Illinoisans Are Claiming Religious Objections To VaccinesStudents are required to get the measles vaccine — along with those for nine other preventable conditions — to attend school in Illinois. That ensures enough kids are immunized to prevent an outbreak. For highly contagious measles, experts say at least 95% of children at a school should be protected.
A Woman's Quest To Find A Specific Dress For A Child With Autism Brings Strangers TogetherOne person asked if she could try to re-create the dress herself. Another found two on eBay, although they were not the correct size. A few people said they owned the same exact dress in a size 12 – just slightly larger than the one Price was looking for.
Chicago Vegan Food Maker Lawsuit: Mississippi Labeling Law Violates Free SpeechThe lawsuit was filed Monday by the Plant Based Foods Association and Chicago-based Upton's Naturals Co., which makes vegan products and sells them in many states, including Mississippi.