Olivia Shorter hosted the party at the Matteson Community Center.
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.
Eating 3 Or More Eggs Per Day Increases Risk Of 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.
Illinois Suing Trump Administration Over New Limits On Family Planning, AbortionsIllinois and 20 other states are filing lawsuits seeking to block the Trump administration’s new rule to make it more difficult for women to get abortions.
Personal Information Of 45,000 Rush Hospital System Patients ExposedRush System for Health revealed it learned on Jan. 22 that an employee of a third-party claims processing vendor had provided someone with unauthorized access to a file containing information on about 45,000 patients.
Tiny New Sensors Could Revolutionize Neonatal Intensive Care UnitsTiny wireless skin sensors are being tested to monitor stroke recovery and breathing disorders, but they could also help babies who are born prematurely, according to a new study in the journal Science.
Girl's Food Allergy, Asthma Lead To Battle Over Summer Camp WaiverYour child might want to go to a park district camp, but what if they have a potentially deadly allergy? Are you forced to lie on a form saying your child knows how to use an inhaler or EpiPen? CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker learned that’s a claim one parent is making.
Promising Stem Cell Therapy For Multiple SclerosisAn 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.
Western Springs Joins Communities Calling For Sterigenics Plant To CloseVillage president Alice Gallagher is asking Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan for an immediate, temporary shutdown of the facility.
Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Traced To California FarmThe strain of E. coli causing the current outbreak in romaine lettuce has been found in a reservoir on a farm in Santa Barbara County, California, the US Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
Romaine Lettuce Linked To 9 More IllnessesThe CDC continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from Northern and Central California amid a multi-state outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce. The agency also reported Thursday that nine additional people have been reported ill since November 26.