Infection Prompts Cardinal George To Cut Back ScheduleSuffering from an infection related to his cancer treatment, Francis Cardinal George has canceled several public appearances since Saturday.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Vet Warns Dog Owners About Spread Of Bacteria From Standing WaterA prominent veterinary clinic has suggested dog owners keep a close eye on their pets, and get them vaccinated against a weather-related disease that’s moving into Chicago.
Lane Tech Football Player Back In ICU After Suffering Infection While In A ComaAfter some initial improvement, a high school football player has suffered a devastating setback in his recovery from a serious injury that left him a coma.
Legionnaire's Survivor Gets Prosthetics To Replace Lost Legs, ArmHe thought he simply had a high fever, but a Round Lake Beach man actually had Legionnaire’s Disease, a deadly form of pneumonia that nearly killed him.
Expert: More People Might Get Sick From Tainted CantaloupeSo far, Illinois has seen only one confirmed case of listeriosis from tainted cantaloupe, but cases could be showing up well past Halloween.
Doctor's Office Worker Says She Was Infected By MoldA woman claims in a lawsuit that her blood became infected with mold while she was working at a doctor’s office in the Southwest Side’s Garfield Ridge neighborhood.
Spa Goers And Gift Givers Warned On SafetyState officials in Illinois say they're seeing increasing reports of infection and injury at spas--and "med spas"--because of untrained and unsupervised attendants.