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Police Hunt For Man Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown

Police Hunt For Man Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown

Extra security measures were put in place at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva after Justin B. Patzer threatened someone with "with a non-firearm type weapon," police and a hospital spokesman said. Watch »

52 minutes ago
Suburban Resident Tests Positive For Measles

Suburban Resident Tests Positive For Measles

Just ten cases of measles have been reported in Illinois over the last five years, said IDPH Director Nirav Shah. Watch »

6 hours ago
Pet Food Maker Issues Recall Over Listeria Concern

Pet Food Maker Issues Recall Over Listeria Concern

J.J. Fuds' frozen Premium Natural Blends, Chicken Tender Chunks pet food comes in 5-pound bags and was sold in five... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Obama Seeks Extra Funding to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

Obama Seeks Extra Funding to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

President Barack Obama wants the U.S. to invest much more in fighting antibiotic-resistant germs to prevent re-emer... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Autism Caused by Random Genetic Mutations: Study

Autism Caused by Random Genetic Mutations: Study

Siblings with autism often have DNA mutations that are very different from each other, which suggests that autism is... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Docs Reveal Top-Scoring MediPot Cultivation Applicants

Docs Reveal Top-Scoring MediPot Cultivation Applicants

Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration had prepared... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
How to Keep Your Diet While Out

How to Keep Your Diet While Out

Health and lifestyle expert Stephanie Mansour shares tips on how to eat healthy and stay on your diet while eating... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
Documents: Quinn Had MediPot Recommendations, Didn't Act

Documents: Quinn Had MediPot Recommendations, Didn't Act

Newly released documents show former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn received recommendations on which businesses should... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
Medical Pot Only OK for Sick Kids Failed by Other Drugs: MDs

Medical Pot Only OK for Sick Kids Failed by Other Drugs: MDs

With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Bird Flu Found at Foster Farms Turkey Ranch in California

Bird Flu Found at Foster Farms Turkey Ranch in California

Hundreds of turkeys at a Central California ranch are being killed to prevent the spread of a type of avian flu that... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
CA Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

CA Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year following the... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
Health Officials Confirm First Michigan Measles Case in 2015

Health Officials Confirm First Michigan Measles Case in 2015

State health officials have confirmed the first reported case of measles in Michigan this year and say it may be... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome, often associated with facial birthmarks, which means... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Schaumburg-Based Company Recalls Jewel-Branded Rolls, Buns

Schaumburg-Based Company Recalls Jewel-Branded Rolls, Buns

Gourmet Sandwich Rolls and Sub Buns sold under the Jewel brand and sold between Dec. 9, 2014 and Jan. 17, 2015 shou... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Bird Flu Found in U.S. Duck

Bird Flu Found in U.S. Duck

The first U.S. case of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been found in a U.S. duck, NBC News reported. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
New USDA Standards Follow Salmonella Outbreak

New USDA Standards Follow Salmonella Outbreak

Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter,... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

A new study suggests that formaldehyde levels in e-cigarettes may be five to 15 times higher than in regular cigare... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Teens Not Vaccinated for Measles Barred From SoCal School

Teens Not Vaccinated for Measles Barred From SoCal School

Twenty students who have not been vaccinated against the measles are not be allowed on the campus of Huntington... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
5 Myths About the Flu Debunked

5 Myths About the Flu Debunked

Flu is widespread across the United States, in a season made even more severe by a disappointing vaccine that's not... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Wendy's Drops Soda from Kids Meal

Wendy's Drops Soda from Kids Meal

Wendy's has won praise from children's advocacy groups for its recent move to stop displaying soda on its children's... Read »

Jan 16, 2015

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