Vice President Mike Pence's History Managing Indiana's HIV Crisis As Governor Under Scrutiny Now That He's Overseeing Federal Coronavirus ResponseThe Indiana emergency peaked during Pence's governorship, when public health officials noticed a cluster of HIV and hepatitis C in rural Indiana around November 2014. It was the largest outbreak of the virus in the state's history, NPR reported at the time.
Liver Virus Concerns Prompt Free Hepatitis ScreeningsHepatitis B and C affects Baby Boomers, Asian and Pacific Islanders at higher rates than other groups, and its national presence has healthcare workers nationwide urging people to take advantage of the free blood tests on Monday, May 19th --National Hepatitis Testing Day.
Former Elgin Lawmaker In Court On Child Porn ChargesFederal prosecutors have said a state-owned computer seized from Keith Farnham’s office contained at least two videos depicting child pornography.
Rep. Mike Quigley Wants End To Ban On Gay Blood DonorsCongressman Mike Quigley says it's about time and chances are good for a lifting of the nationwide ban on blood donations by gays.
High Demand: First Marijuana Clinic Opens In Chicago Less than a week since it was signed into law, the state's first medical marijuana clinic has opened it's doors and already the demand is high.
Murder Trial Begins In Death Of Homeless Man Hit With Fire ExtinguisherTwo years ago Aug. 11, at about 1:30 a.m. on a moonless night, then-22-year-old Yancarlo Garcia of Chicago threw a 15-pound fire extinguisher off the roof of the Fulton Street Parking Deck in downtown Elgin.
ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From FictionWhat does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you'll fare.
Romeoville Widow Believes Husband Died From Tainted KidneyA Romeoville widow believes her husband died because he received a tainted kidney transplant.
Are Kindergarten Kids Getting Their Vaccines?Federal immunization goals remain unmet, the CDC says.
CDC: All Baby Boomers Should Get Screened For Hepatitis COne in 30 baby boomers has been infected with hepatitis C, and most have no clue.
Incurable Gonorrhea Threat Forces Drug ChangeGonorrhea just got a little more painful to treat, but at least it's still treatable.
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Baffoe: White Sox-Cubs Hatred Needs To StopAfter much soul searching and application of—wait for it—logic, I decided I had been a fool. What did hating the White Sox accomplish?
Survey: 20 Percent Of Body Piercings Lead To InfectionsA Northwestern University research survey at has turned up data showing around 20 percent of all body piercings end up with infections.
Rise In Hepatitis C Deaths Draws ConcernHepatitis C deaths are on the rise, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds Baby Boomers especially at risk.