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Nurse Says He Was Suspended for Refusing to Get Flu Shot
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Nurse Says He Was Suspended for Refusing to Get Flu Shot

A Chicago nurse says he was suspended from his job for refusing to get a flu shot. Watch »

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Arrests Made in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Arrests Made in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Arrests have been made in connection with the investigation into the New England Compounding Center following a... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Millions Sign Up for Obamacare

Millions Sign Up for Obamacare

About 2.5 million people have signed up for health insurance on the year-old Obamacare exchanges, federal officials... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
FDA Warns Against

FDA Warns Against "Keepsake" Ultrasounds

Expectant mothers should not use fetal ultrasound imaging or Doppler heartbeat monitors for non-medical reasons like... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Mass. Doctor Cured of Ebola Heading Back to Liberia

Mass. Doctor Cured of Ebola Heading Back to Liberia

A Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola says he's returning in January to Liberia, the West African country where... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Flu Outbreak Keeps Students and Staff Out Of Class

Flu Outbreak Keeps Students and Staff Out Of Class

For a second day about 10 percent of the students in Oak Park School District have called in sick and school... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
E-Cigs Surpass Regular Cigs in Teen Use: Survey

E-Cigs Surpass Regular Cigs in Teen Use: Survey

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
10 Percent of School District Absent with Cold, Flu

10 Percent of School District Absent with Cold, Flu

Nearly 600 students and staff members at Oak Park Elementary School District 97 were absent Monday due to illness... Watch »

Dec 15, 2014
Teen Celebrates Birthday by Giving To Others

Teen Celebrates Birthday by Giving To Others

Nadia Howse decided to celebrate her 16th birthday by Making A... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
Chemical in Food Packaging Linked With Lower IQ in Kids

Chemical in Food Packaging Linked With Lower IQ in Kids

Children whose mothers had highest levels of certain chemicals in their bodies while pregnant had noticeably lower... Read »

Dec 11, 2014
Girl With Cancer Asks for Birthday Cards

Girl With Cancer Asks for Birthday Cards

A young girl battling cancer made a public plea for birthday cards, and people she doesn't even know really came... Watch »

Dec 10, 2014
New Hospital Gowns Offer Better Cover-Up

New Hospital Gowns Offer Better Cover-Up

A new hospital gown developed by the Henry Ford Innovation Institute strives to take patient care and decency to an... Watch »

Dec 10, 2014
Suburban School Closes Due to Flu Outbreak

Suburban School Closes Due to Flu Outbreak

Nazareth Academy in La Grange Park cancelled classes after a quarter of the student body called in sick with the... Watch »

Dec 9, 2014
Chicago Doctors Risk Lives in ISIS War Zone Hospitals

Chicago Doctors Risk Lives in ISIS War Zone Hospitals

They operate in the bleakest of conditions – often without electricity, proper medical supplies, and no anesthesia –... Watch »

Dec 9, 2014
Common Chemical Linked to Higher Blood Pressure

Common Chemical Linked to Higher Blood Pressure

The chemical BPA, an ingredient in plastics often used in food containers and beverage can linings, might... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
Billionaire Paul Allen Pledges $100M for Cell Science

Billionaire Paul Allen Pledges $100M for Cell Science

Software billionaire Paul Allen says he's committed $100 million to create a new institute to study human cell... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Sandy Goldberg, PhD, gives tips for avoiding those easy-to-gain extra pounds during the holiday season. Watch »

Dec 6, 2014
Unproven Stem Cell Treatment Faces Controversy

Unproven Stem Cell Treatment Faces Controversy

An NBC News investigation found that some patients are turning to a controversial stem cell therapy that many... Watch »

Dec 6, 2014
Pot-Growing Enterprise a Costly Endeavor

Pot-Growing Enterprise a Costly Endeavor

Think you’d like to try your hand as a grower in the state’s budding medical marijuana business? Better bring a... Watch »

Dec 4, 2014
CDC: Flu Shot Less Effective Due to Virus Mutation

CDC: Flu Shot Less Effective Due to Virus Mutation

Your flu shot may not be as effective as it should be this flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control... Watch »

Dec 4, 2014

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