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Lawsuit: Prison Did Nothing as Fungus Ruined Inmate's Brain"It feels like something is eating my brain,'' Davis told Corizon Health employees who staffed the prison infirmary in December 2016, according to the lawsuit.
Siteman One of 16 Centers Offering Revolutionary Cancer TreatmentA new gene-altering treatment is now being offered locally for certain blood cancers.
U.S. City Makes It Illegal To Smoke In Cars With KidsThe ban will heavily fine any smoker caught with a regular or electronic cigarette while a minor is in the vehicle.
Study Finds Too Much Exercise Could Be CounterproductiveA new study found that white men who exercised at least 7 and a half hours a week were 86 percent more likely to experience a buildup of plaque in the arteries.
Ex-East St. Louis Linebacker Sues, Says Has Brain DamageHunt says he complained to coaches about concussion symptoms during a 2008 game but was sent back to play.
Scientists Say Your Brain Still Works After Death, And You Know When You're DeadAccording to researchers in New York, a person's brain is still active after death, meaning they can be aware they've passed away.
Do Fish Suffer From Depression, Too? Experts Say YesAccording to researchers, fish depression is a very real thing, and the condition is being used to find a treatment for humans suffering from the disorder.
Illinois State's Attorney May Expand Opioid Crisis LawsuitHe says he may expand that lawsuit.
Flu Season Officially Underway as Numbers Slowly GrowA slow start to this year's flu season.
Opioid Deaths Reportedly Down In State With Legal MarijuanaThe number of overdose deaths has fallen by more than 6 percent since the state legalized recreational pot in 2014.
Local Specialist Share Prevention Tips for Breast Cancer AwarenessOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness month, prompting local specialists to remind women about prevention tips.
Toddler Denied Kidney Transplant After Father Violates ProbationThe toddler's Georgia hospital says the father's latest trip to prison has caused them to re-evaluate performing the life-saving transplant.

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