Flu Season Arrives Later Than Usual, Hitting Children The HardestThe Centers of Disease Control reported 13 children have died nationwide, including one in Illinois.
CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In Illinois, 20 Other StatesThe Centers for Disease Control is monitoring cases of measles in 21 states, including Illinois.
CDC Says Flu Season Not Over YetCaused by viruses, flu is a contagious respiratory illness with mild to severe symptoms that can sometimes lead to death.
Should You Wait To Get The Flu Shot? The CDC Says NoSome say seniors should wait to get a flu shot, until it is farther into the season. The CDC recommends people get one as soon as possible.
How Clean Is The Water In Your Pool?The Centers for Disease Control says reports of illnesses associated with swimming are increasing. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey has details on what to watch out for.
Opinion: Republicans Advances War On WomenRepublican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
CDC: Get Your Flu Shot NowThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is issuing a reminder that if you haven't already gotten a flu shot this season, now is the time to do it.
Cantaloupes Recalled For Bacterial Infection ThreatSome cantaloupes that were shipped from Colorado to Illinois and at least 16 other states are being recalled.
CDC: Jimmy Johns Alfalfa Sprouts Found To Have SalmonellaSalmonella outbreak involving Jimmy Johns alfalfa sprouts has now spread to 15 states including Illinois and has sickened 89 people.