Rauner Signs 'Gabby's Law,' New Rules for Treating SepsisGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation named for a 5-year-old Illinois girl that will require hospitals to be better prepared to treat patients with sepsis or septic shock.
2 Horses in Illinois Diagnosed with Equine Herpes VirusHorses shows have been called off in Illinois to stop the spread of infection after agriculture officials said two horses from a northeastern Illinois stable tested positive earlier this month for the equine herpes virus.
Two Northern Illinois Residents Dead from West Nile VirusThe Illinois Department of Public Health reports one died in late August, and the other died early this month.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Opthamologist: Abuse of Contact Lenses Can Lead to InfectionA student in Taiwan who kept a pair of disposable contact lenses in her eyes for six months was left blinded after a microscopic bug ate away at her sight.
Spike in Mumps Cases Reported Across IllinoisThere have been 52 cases of the viral infection reported in Morgan and Sangamon counties so far this year.
Local Researchers Testing Hepatitis B Treatment for ChildrenMore than 350 million people are chronically infected with the virus that causes severe liver damage and many kinds of health problems including liver cancer and death.
Washington University Study Combats Deadly Infection RateWashington University finds an easy way to reduce the amount of deadly infections for intensive-care patients.
Injured Brewery Worker, Wife Speak Out About Hospital InfectionsRetired brewery worker Jim Klotz says he lost a lot when the infection he believes came from a hospital IV ravaged his body, leaving him dependent on others.
Illinois Hospital Report Card Posted OnlineUpdated information available on web site.
Death Toll in Joplin Tornado Rises to 151 Several deaths are linked to a rare fungal infection.