Flu Season Arrives Later Than Usual, Hitting Children The HardestThe Centers of Disease Control reported 13 children have died nationwide, including one in Illinois.
Study: Most U.S. Adults Have Not Gotten A Flu Shot For This SeasonThe mild season is a dramatic shift from the previous flu season, which was the deadliest in decades, with more than 80,000 flu-related deaths in the United States.
Five Hepatitis A Cases Recently Diagnosed In IllinoisThe Illinois Department of Public Health received confirmation of five hepatitis A cases in east-central Illinois during November.
Beef Recall Nearly Doubles Due To Salmonella Contamination In 26 States Including Illinois JBS Tolleson, Inc. recalled over 12 million pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Newport Tuesday.
Romaine Lettuce Warning Costing Suppliers Lots Of Green"I am definitely confused because usually whenever the CDC has any type of warning, it's usually always followed up with a recall."
Cook County Officials: Get A Flu ShotThe CDC recommends that everyone over the age of six months get a flu shot. The nasal flu vaccine (LAIV) is also an option.
First Flu Death Prompts Doctors To Pressure Patients To Get VaccineThe flu season is just starting, but it's already proven deadly for a Florida child.
West Nile Virus Death Reported In DuPage CountyThe 65-year-old victim contracted the disease earlier this month. So far a total of 14 people have been confirmed to have the virus.
80,000 Deaths Caused By Flu Last Season, CDC SaysAn estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Puppies To Blame For Drug-Resistant Infection In 118 PeopleStates reporting illness included Connecticut, Florida, Georgia and Illinois among others.
CDC: Middle Age 'Ticking Time Bomb' For Heart TroubleDespite being largely preventable, heart attacks, strokes, heart failure and other cardiovascular-related conditions led to 2.2 million hospitalizations in 2016.
Woman Contracts UK's First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STDA woman in the United Kingdom has reportedly been diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease.