Dad Battles Roselle Park District Over Waiver For Daughter's Inhaler, EpipenYour child might want to go to a park district camp, but what if they have a potentially deadly allergy? Are you forced to lie on a form saying your child knows how to use an inhaler or EpiPen?
Mom Says 'Dragon's Breath' Cereal Treats Sent Her Son To The HospitalIt's called Dragon's Breath. The trendy dessert infuses treats like cereal with liquid nitrogen, causing the eater to blow smoke when the food enters their mouth.
8 Elementary School Students Suffer Asthma Attacks During Fitness TestBoys and girls from Lindop Elementary School were taken to hospitals after having asthma-like symptoms.
Doctor Creates Superheroes To Teach Kids About Asthma, AllergiesCBS 2's Mai Martinez shows us how he's helping kids breathe easier.
Opinion: Chicago's Abandoning Poor Kids To Preventable Health RisksWant to know the breadth of inequality in Chicago? Just take a look at the childhood injury risks across the city's different neighborhoods.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
12-Year-Old Girl Missing After Visiting Strike SitePolice are looking for a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing after she left one of the sites established by the Chicago Public Schools to provide activities for students during the teachers’ strike.
Heat, Ozone Levels Prompt Warning For Asthma SufferersSweltering heat and unhealthy ozone levels are on tap for the rest of the day Saturday – a brew that usually is not good news for people with asthma.
Extreme Heat Brings Air Quality Action Warning For ChicagoThursday’s extreme heat brings double trouble to the Chicago area. Not only is the heat dangerous, but the air conditions could make it hard for some people to breathe.
Board Of Education Approves New Asthma Plan For SchoolsThe Chicago Board of Education is considering a new plan to make sure that teachers are ready to help the thousands of kids with asthma in public schools.
Family Sues After Boy Died Following 3 Hospital TransfersA Matteson couple is suing over the death of their 7-year-old son a year ago, alleging he died because of medical malpractice.
NU Researchers Seek Better Ways To Treat AsthmaAn estimated 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma, and researchers in Chicago are working on ways to improve care.
Free Asthma Screenings Available In ChicagoStarting today, you can get a free asthma screening at locations around the Chicago area.
Local Doctor: Violence Can Trigger Asthma In ChildrenA local doctor discovered that violence can be a powerful trigger for asthma in children.
Study: Acetaminophen Linked To Childhood AsthmaA new study finds a possible link between asthma and acetaminophen.