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Male Breast Cancer Continues to Rise

Male Breast Cancer Continues to Rise

Although it is still rare, the incidence of male breast cancer continues to increase. For the families and the men affected they'll tell you maybe we need to re-think pink. Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Saturday: Second Round of MediPot Applications Accepted

Saturday: Second Round of MediPot Applications Accepted

Aspiring medical marijuana patients whose last names start with M through Z can soon apply to the... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Journalist Returning From Liberia Being Monitored in Chicago

Journalist Returning From Liberia Being Monitored in Chicago

A freelance journalist reporting in Liberia returned to Chicago nine days ago, but he says it wasn’t until he did a... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Nurse Prepares to Travel to Help Ebola Patients

Nurse Prepares to Travel to Help Ebola Patients

A nurse from the South Side of Chicago is preparing to travel to West Africa to treat Ebola patients. Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Buzz Kill? Fireball Whiskey Recalled in Europe

Buzz Kill? Fireball Whiskey Recalled in Europe

Fireball has been recalled in Finland, Sweden and Norway for excessive amounts of an ingredient allowable for... Watch »

5 hours ago
Quarantined Nurse:

Quarantined Nurse: "We Have to Make Decisions Based on Science"

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned from treating Ebola victims in West Africa and has challenged the legality... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Halloween Candy: Eat This, Not That

Halloween Candy: Eat This, Not That

Different types of candy have different affects on your waistline and on your teeth. And did you know there's... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Advocates Question Ebola Quarantine

Advocates Question Ebola Quarantine

Advocates looking for volunteers to help those suffering in Ebola-stricken countries in Western Africa are concerned... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Beverly Hills Mom Drives Crowdfunding Marijuana Venture

Beverly Hills Mom Drives Crowdfunding Marijuana Venture

A Beverly Hills mom has started a crowdfunding website, Canna-dabba-do, in hopes to help bring medical marijuana to... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
More than 31,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Recalled

More than 31,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Recalled

Food may be contaminated with Staphylococcal bacteria, which may cause stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting... Read »

Oct 27, 2014
Food For Thought: Healthy Halloween

Food For Thought: Healthy Halloween

Dr. Sandy Goldberg has tips on how to enjoy Halloween while avoiding the calorie goblins. Watch »

Oct 25, 2014
State: Travelers from Western Africa Subject to Quarantine

State: Travelers from Western Africa Subject to Quarantine

Airline passengers who had any contact with Ebola patients in three West African countries will be placed in... Read »

Oct 25, 2014
Crab Meat Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

Crab Meat Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

A company that sold crab meat in several states has recalled it after finding it may have been contaminated... Read »

Oct 24, 2014

"Miracle Oil" Heals Texas Girl of Chronic Seizures

A North Texas family is touting a "miracle oil" and praising researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Texas' top health official said Thursday that most hospitals can't handle Ebola patients and that they... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
Mobilizing for Possible Ebola Cases in Chicago

Mobilizing for Possible Ebola Cases in Chicago

10/22/2014: Doctors at Rush University Medical Center were ready when they got word possible Ebola patients... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Child Passenger From Liberia Being Tested for Ebola

Child Passenger From Liberia Being Tested for Ebola

A child traveling from Liberia is being tested for Ebola and remains in isolation in Chicago after he and an... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
U of I Among Leaders in Sexual Health Rankings

U of I Among Leaders in Sexual Health Rankings

Condom maker Trojan is out with its annual list of 140 campuses and the sexual health resources available... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Nurses, University of Illinois Hospital Reach Pact

Nurses, University of Illinois Hospital Reach Pact

Nurses and administrators of the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago have reached a tentative agreement that... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

The arrival of the deadly Ebola virus has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but... Read »

Oct 20, 2014

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