Report: DCFS So Focused On Keeping Families Together, Agency Often Puts Kids In DangerA report has found that it's so difficult to remove children from their parents' care, that many DCFS workers won't even recommend removal to prosecutors.
Seniors Who Fall Prey To Scam Artists Might Be More Vulnerable To Alzheimer's, DementiaNew research suggests seniors who have a hard time hanging up on telemarketers also might be at risk for eventually developing Alzheimer’s disease, or other forms of dementia.
Northwestern University Study: Eating 3 Or More Eggs A Day Increases Risk Of Heart Disease, Early DeathIt's been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat three or four eggs a day -- or any equivalent of 300 mg of dietary cholesterol -- have a higher risk of both heart disease and early death compared to those who eat fewer eggs, new research finds.
Stem Cell Therapy Could Be Life-Changing For Some Multiple Sclerosis Patients, Study FindsAn experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis is showing promise in stopping symptoms of the disease, according to a new study that found that a single stem cell transplant could stop or delay symptoms better than some medications.
AAA Study: Teen Drivers At Higher Risk Of Deadly Crash With Teen PassengersNew research from AAA shows just how dangerous it can be when teens are driving with other teens.
Scientists Warn Earth At Risk Of Becoming 'Hothouse' If Tipping Point ReachedScientists are warning that a domino effect will kick in if global temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels, leading to "hothouse" conditions and higher sea levels, making some areas on Earth uninhabitable.
AAA Study: Android Auto And CarPlay Less Distracting, But Not Safe While DrivingA new study by the AAA has examined the impact of vehicle infotainment systems on distracted driving.
IQ Scores Are Falling And Have Been For Decades, New Study FindsThe research suggests that genes aren't what's driving the decline in IQ scores, according to the study, published Monday.
AAA Study: Deadly Hit-And-Run Crashes Reach An All-Time HighMore than one hit and run crash happens every minute on U.S. roads, even though all states have laws making it illegal to leave the scene of an accident, according to a new study by the AAA.
Illinois Property Taxes Still Among Highest In U.S.: ReportIllinois residents pay some of the highest property taxes in the country, according to a new analysis from ATTOM Data.
Taking Pricey Prostate Cancer Drug With Food Might Boost Effects, Cut CostsTaking Zytiga with food instead of while fasting could cut out-of-pocket costs by up to 75 percent for prostate cancer patients.
Male Birth Control Pill One Step Closer To Reality, Researchers SayFor decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study.
Study Finds Mass Killings Not On The Rise Over Past DecadeResearch by of University of Illinois professor has revealed a surprising trend about mass murder in the United States.
Latino Aldermen Seek Improved Services In Hispanic NeighborhoodsA report by UIC showed the Latino population is growing substantially and spreading widely through the city’s neighborhoods.
Study Finds Chicago Top City People Moved Away From This SummerThe nation’s largest moving company said it has moved more people out of the Chicago area over the past 4 months than any other major city.