Doctors Are Prescribing A Daily Dose Of The OutdoorsStudies show spending time outside can actually treat health problems, and some doctors have recently started not only recommending, but prescribing patients to get outdoors more.
Doctors Warn Against Teen Pot Use Amid Looser Marijuana LawsAn influential doctors group is beefing up warnings about marijuana's potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot use.
Thanksgiving In The ER: Potluck Dinner, Dressing InjuriesFirefighters and police officers don't get the day off on Thanksgiving, and neither do hospital emergency rooms.
Housecalls And Virtual Doctor's Visits: Two New Medical TrendsThere are new ways to see the doctor without ever leaving home. CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports.
Some Illinois Doctors Reluctant To Prescribe Medical MarijuanaCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports on why physicians seem to be leery, even if they have qualifying patients.
Hospital Ramps Up Ebola Precautions As Enhanced Screening Begins At O'Hare Screening for the Ebola virus began Thursday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, as local health experts sought to reassure the public they are ready to help contain any outbreak.
Doctors Recommend IUDs for Teenage Girls, Parents Wary
Advocate, NorthShore Hospitals To MergeAdvocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem plan to join forces to create Advocate NorthShore Health Partners, which would be the largest non-profit hospital system in Illinois.
Illinois Patients To Docs: 'What About Marijuana?'Illinois medical professionals are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program; and find themselves at the center of a quickly changing legal landscape with minimal scientific research to back the claims of those extolling marijuana's therapeutic benefits.
Navy Medics To Get Training At Stroger Hospital Trauma WardNavy medical personnel will work in a Chicago-area trauma and burn unit as part of a new training program to help the military doctors, nurses and corpsmen prepare for combat situations.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
Study: Eye Contact From Doctors Improves Trust"We found that eye contact was really important for perceptions of empathy, so physicians that made more eye contact with their patients tended to be rated as more likable and empathetic,” said assistant professor Enid Montague.