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Honolulu Bans Smoking With Kids In The CarThe ban will heavily fine any smoker caught with a regular or electronic cigarette while a minor is in the vehicle.
Aldermen Seek Coordinated Effort To Combat Opioid CrisisAldermen unanimously approved a resolution urging President Trump and Governor Rauner to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency
'Mutant Chickens' Laying Eggs Full Of Cancer-Fighting DrugsResearchers in Japan are using genetically engineered hens to lay cancer-battling eggs.
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CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
Fighting Diabetes, The 'Silent Killer'A recent study found three in 10 adults with Type 2 diabetes put off insulin treatments, for about two years.
Bed Bugs Attracted To Dirty Laundry, Scientists SayThe scientists report that the blood-sucking, itch-causing pests are not only attracted to humans but also the smell of humans which dirty clothes carry.
Job Seeker Caught In State-Federal Spat Over Medical MarijuanaIllinois allows some patients to consume physician-prescribed marijuana, but the feds don't recognize it as a legal drug. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Lack Of Sleep 'Catastrophic' For Your Health, Scientist Says“No aspect of our biology is left unscathed by sleep deprivation.”
Mom Hopes Son's Struggles With Growth Convince Others To Ask Questions"My son was 5 and my daughter was 3. She was actually 3-and-a-half inches taller than him," Mary Andrews said.
Kankakee Resident Is Illinois’ First West Nile Virus Death Of 2017A Kankakee resident who died earlier this month is the state’s first reported West Nile virus fatality of 2017.

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