County Prosecutor Calls for Stronger Response to Opioid CrisisThe opioid crisis continues to rage in our area.
Cook County Reports Year's 1st Human Case of West Nile virusTesting has found pools of mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in 57 communities throughout the county.
US Kids Get 2 Million Concussions a Year From Sports, PlayThe researchers estimated that half a million or more kids received no treatment.
Properties Face Contamination from Coldwater Creek"Right now what we are doing, we're focusing on the easy low-hanging fruit, which is Saint Cin Park, Duchesne Park " Project Manager Bruce Munholland says.
4th Legionnaires' Disease Death at Quincy Veterans' HomeAnother 29 people have been sickened due to Legionnaires' at the Quincy veterans' home.
West Nile Virus Kills Elderly Man From Chicago South SuburbThe Cook County Department of Public Health says a man in his early 90s from the south Chicago suburbs has died after contracting West Nile virus.
Abortion and Teen Pregnancy Numbers Drop in IllinoisIn Illinois, more than 40,000 pregnancies were ended surgically in 2013, down about 2.5 percent compared to 2010.
Meningitis Death in Madison CountyElizabeth Schreck, 30, of Durham, Missouri, was in Highland last week for a cake decorating seminar when she felt symptoms, complaining of a headache as well as neck and back pain.
Colorectal Cancer is America's No. 2 KillerOnly 1 in 3 people between the ages of 50 and 75 consider getting screened. Colon cancer specialists encourage more.
Abortion Rights and Religious Advocates Clash in State CapitolSen. John Lamping, said every business should have a right to choose what health care coverage it provides to its employees.