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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
75 Year Old Man with Advanced Parkinson's Set To Stair Climb Aon Building

75 Year Old Man with Advanced Parkinson's Set To Stair Climb Aon Build...

Larry Pirovano is Making A Difference. He will be participating in the 80 floor climb to the top of the Aon... Watch »

Feb 17, 2015
Flu Vaccine Barely Working This Year, CDC Says

Flu Vaccine Barely Working This Year, CDC Says

This year's flu vaccine is less effective at protecting people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Boy Finally Breathing on His Own After 65 Surgeries

Boy Finally Breathing on His Own After 65 Surgeries

After 4 years and 65 surgeries, a boy in Peoria, Arizona, is finally able to talk and breathe on his own after swal... Watch »

Jan 16, 2015
FDA Approves Pacemaker for Controlling Appetite

FDA Approves Pacemaker for Controlling Appetite

Federal regulators have approved an appetite-suppressing implant designed to treat obesity by zapping nerves that... Read »

Jan 14, 2015
Quinn Punts Medical Marijuana Licensing to Rauner

Quinn Punts Medical Marijuana Licensing to Rauner

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has decided he will not award licenses to medical marijuana cultivation centers before his... Watch »

Jan 12, 2015
Illinois Medical Marijuana Patients Now Number 650

Illinois Medical Marijuana Patients Now Number 650

Illinois approved 50 new patient applications for medical marijuana during December, bringing the total to 650 pati... Read »

Jan 8, 2015

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