Pools Could Make You Sick: What to Know Before You Get In The WaterA week from today public swimming pools will open, but before you jump in the water you want to make sure what's in it won't make you sick.
Flood Relief Volunteers Warned of Potential Health RisksFlood waters and standing water present several public health threats including infectious diseases, chemical hazards and injuries.
Mizzou Mumps Causes Health Concern As Students Return HomeA couple dozen recent cases of mumps on Mizzou's campus have been confirmed.
Outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease at University of IllinoisUniversity officials say they've seen more than 60 cases since the school year began.
Local Health Experts Want to Know More About Hillary's PneumoniaA local doctor says he is hardly surprised to find out a candidate has pneumonia.
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.