Public Health Officials Looking Into Legionnaires' OutbreakMcHenry County Department of Health officials say nine people became ill at different locations across the county.
Illinois Lottery Unveils Red Ribbon Lotto Ticket To Fight HIV, AIDSThe Illinois Lottery and Illinois Department of Public Health are teaming up for a new instant win game to fight against HIV and AIDS.
Illinois Illnesses From Insect Bites Have Surged Since 2004The Illinois Department of Public Health is warning the public to take precautions against tick and mosquito bites, saying reported cases of infections have increased over the past decade.
Synthetic Marijuana, Laced With Rat Poison, Tied To Fourth Death In IllinoisSince March 7, synthetic cannabinoids have sickened 153 people and been blamed in four deaths: a woman in her 30s, a man in his 40s and two men in their 20s.
Fourth Illinoisan Dies From Synthetic MarijuanaThe Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting the fourth death connected to synthetic cannabinoid use.
Massive Supply Of Vitamin K Tablets Donated To Fight Deadly Effects of Synthetic MarijuanaIllinois is getting a boost in the fight against the potentially deadly effects of synthetic marijuana. 800,000 tablets of Vitamin K have been donated to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Three In Custody Linked To Synthetic Marijuana OutbreakThe synthetic marijuana outbreak spreads as more people come down with dangerous symptoms.
Synthetic Marijuana Linked To 22-Year-Old Man's Death In Cook CountyA 22-year-old man who died at Advocate Christ Medical Center on March 28 suffered excessive internal bleeding, and had a rat poison in his system that previously has been linked to synthetic marijuana use in dozens of other non-fatal cases of severe bleeding.
A Warning For Synthetic Marijuana UsersIt's sometimes called Spice, K2 or fake weed and contains a chemical used in rat poison.
Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Kratom Supplements40 cases of the outbreak have been reported in 28 states.
2 More Legionnaires' Disease Cases Found At Veterans HomeOfficials say there are two more laboratory-confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease among residents of a veterans' home in western Illinois.
There's Still Time To Get A Flu ShotThe vaccine could either protect you from the flu or at least help reduce the severity of your symptoms.