Blood tests show higher levels of the potentially cancer-causing chemical among people who live near the Waukegan Medline plant. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Ethylene Oxide Worries Waukegan ResidentsBlood tests show higher levels of the potentially cancer-causing chemical among people who live near the Waukegan Medline plant. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Could Brain cancer Treatment In Dogs Help Humans?The new treatment in dogs just might lead to a treatment for humans with the same illness. CBS News' Kiran Dhillon introduces us to one four-legged friend taking part in the study.
Latest E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce SpreadsThere are now 23 cases of E. coli in three states. CBS News' Johny Fernandez reports.
Tech Company Develops App To Keep People Off DrugsA former drug addict says she is proof that the app works. CBS News' Kenneth Craig reports.
Some Patients Say lasik Ruined Their EyesightWhile surveys show high patient satisfaction, one expert who backed the procedure now wants it off the market. CBS News' Dr. Tara Narula reports.
Whooping Cough OUtbreak At North Suburban SchoolA total of 35 students at Stevenson High School have been diagnosed with pertussis since September.
App Can Provide Lovede Ones Updates From Operating RoomThe app called Ease allows hospital staff to share pictures and texts from the operating room. CBS News' Kenneth Craig reports.
New Strain Of HIV Discovered By Abbott LabsThe new subtype is from the same strain blamed for the AIDS pandemic.
Millions Of Americans Go To Work SickCBS News' Sukanya Krishnan tells us why so many sick employees are showing up to work instead of calling in.
Girl Hosts Party For Kids With Sickle CellOlivia Shorter hosted the party at the Matteson Community Center.
Three Moms Launch Nyssa To Improve Postpartum Care For New MothersA new well-being business is coming to Chicago on Friday to bring new moms some comfort during their postpartum recovery. CBS 2's Erin Kennedy reports.
Construction Site To Blame For Legionnaires' In Batavia?The site i s steps from the Covenant Living at Holmstad retirement home, where a Legionnaires' outbreak has taken place.
Healthy Food, Tips As The Chicago Marathon Countdown BeginsExecutive chef LaForce Baker, Founder of "Moon Meals” was live in the studio with fuel-packed vegan ideas to get you in top form for the race.
Further Concerns Mount About Vaping, Lung DiseaseCases of serious lung illnesses linked to vaping are mounting, and a fifth person has now died. CBS News' Lisa Mateo reports.
2 Lives Joined Together By DNAA genealogy test connected Holly Becker to the woman who donated her now-adult son's umbilical cord blood to her for a stem cell transplant.
Growing Concerns Around VapingCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports with news of another death by vaping, this time in Indiana, a health official in Illinois is calling it an outbreak, with a reported death in Illinois and more than two dozen other states.
Vaping Nearly Killed Teen Girl, Parents SayParents of two Illinois teenagers say vaping almost killed their kids. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Year's First Human Case Of West Nile In Illinois ConfirmedOfficials say a Chicago resident, in his 70s, showed symptoms in late July.
Woman Believes Her Cancer Is Direct Result Of Sterigenics' EmissionsSchumacher is in remission from Hodgkin's lymphoma and is suing Sterigenics.
Legionnaires' Scare At Advocate Christ Medical CenterState health officials are sending investigators to conduct on-site tests of the hospital's water after confirming the reports of legionella, the bacteria that causes the disease and can grow in building water supplies.
Summer Sun ProtectionWarm weather means sun protection is a priority. Physician Assistant Renata Block, the “Savvy Derm Diva” was live in the studio to talk about finding sunscreen that is both safe and environmentally friendly.
New Action Now That Measles On The Rise Across The CountryAs of May 10, there have been 839 cases of measles this year, including seven cases in Illinois.
New Medical Study Names Cook County Most Vulnerable To Measles OutbreakThe ranking is partly because of O'Hare International Airport, which serves many destinations, including places where parents don't vaccinate their children.
Seniors Who Fall Victim To Scams Might Be At Greater Risk For Alzheimer'sNew 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.