Illinois Hospitals Warn Families Of Unvaccinated ChildrenThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends all children get two doses of measles vaccine, which it says is 97% effective.
Veterinarian: Pet Owners Should Get Their Dogs Vaccinated For Canine FluThere's a new vaccine hitting the market. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports.
Lake County Offering Free Mumps Vaccines For U Of I StudentsThe university is trying to stop an outbreak that sickened dozens of students this summer.
Shot In The Arm Can Lead To Shoulder InjuryCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports on a mistake that's becoming more common when patients are given shots.
Could Polio Make A Comeback In The U.S.?The answer is frightening. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
California Measles Outbreak Prompting Lots Of Questions In Chicago AreaMost local health departments said they are not seeing any more or fewer measles vaccinations being given since an outbreak of measles tied to Disneyland.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Tdap Vaccine Required For Illinois Preteens, TeensIt's time for parents to think about back-to-school shots for their children, and that includes high school students.
Some Flu-Stricken Workers Wonder: Go To Job, Or Stay Home Without Pay?CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talked with one Chicago man who says he can’t afford to miss work.
Two New Strains Of Flu For This SeasonDr. Daniel Jernigan of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells WBBM Newsradio that there are two new, different strains of flu this year and that the vaccine formulated this fall should be able to keep you from getting them.
Parents Wary Of Getting HPV Vaccine For BoysThe HPV vaccine already is recommended for preteen girls to prevent cervical cancer, but many parents are skeptical about a new recommendation to get the vaccine for preteen boys.
Researcher: Flu May Be On The Way OutA University of Chicago researcher says the 2009 flu pandemic has provided clues that might help get rid of the disease entirely one day.