What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage — Phyllis (Vol. 3)
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 20:06:16 +0000
Allergic To Cats? A New Chicago Study Could Have You Purring
Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the final of this three-part series.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 04:00:43 +0000
Chicago Cubs Offering A ‘Doctor’s Note’ For Fans
CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports a new study underway in Chicago may help end the sneezing and wheezing for good.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 21:43:57 +0000
Officials Celebrate New Mental Health Clinic In Roseland
The Chicago Cubs have got your back, Cubs fans.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 19:19:55 +0000
‘Affordable’ Care Act? Some Obamacare Enrollees Disagree, With Rise In Premiums
The new Community Triage Center at 115th Street and Indiana Avenue will provide services for people who are at risk of going to jail because of a mental health condition or substance abuse problem.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 02:55:06 +0000
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage — Carol (Vol. 2)
The Obama administration has announced double digit-increases in the Affordable Care Act premiums. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey talks with a Chicago family that depends on the health insurance.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:17:38 +0000
CPD Officer Saves Unconscious 3-Year-Old With CPR
Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the second of this three-part series.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:19:22 +0000
Rush University Medical Center Unveils Specialized Stroke Ambulance
A Chicago police officer, just 16 months with the department, is credited Thursday with helping save the life of a 3-year-old boy in Chicago's West Side.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:50:21 +0000
Chicago Doctors Studying Human Body By Giving Mummy Digital Autopsy
The specialized ambulance has a CT scan machine and anti-stroke medications inside. That allows a stroke diagnosis on-the-scene and treatment to begin right away.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:30:10 +0000
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage — Glen (Vol. 1)
Doctors in Chicago are turning to a female mummy to answer some questions, but they're doing so digitally.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:21:08 +0000
Illinois Twins Conjoined At Head Separated After Surgery In NY
Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the first of this three-part series.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:05:37 +0000
Study Reveals 2016 Presidential Election Causing People Stress and Illness
Baby brothers from Illinois who were born conjoined at the top of their heads face a long road to recovery after they were separated by surgeons in New York overnight.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 23:17:58 +0000
2 Investigators: Patient, 77, Waits — And Waits — For Her Medical Marijuana Card
Researched showed Thursday that the 2016 Presidential Election can be causing people headaches and illness.
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 03:10:15 +0000
Loyola Plans “Big Saves” Reunion For Former Trauma Center Patients
Do Illinois patients have too many hoops to jump through? CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 18:46:12 +0000
New Procedure Gives ‘Lift’ To Enlarged Prostates
A Loyola University Medical Center spokeswoman said those invited to the "Big Saves" reunion have “cheated death” and are in an elite club they never would have wanted to be in.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 03:22:57 +0000
Illinois Marijuana Sales Top $20M Since Program Began
The Urolift is billed as a minimally invasive alternative to other treatments and surgeries. CBS 2's Lionel Moise reports.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 14:32:05 +0000
New Medical Marijuana Patch Fights Pain
Medical marijuana sales reached more than $3.8 million last month at licensed dispensaries throughout Illinois.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 21:54:09 +0000
Here’s How To Encourage Healthy Eating Habits In Your Kids
Experts say it all starts with a conversation with your doctor to find out if you're eligible for treatment.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 19:14:06 +0000
Madigan Files Suit Against Drug Company Over Blocking Generics
Meet Elena Marre, who founded The Kids' Table, a cooking school in Chicago that holds classes for kids and families, starting at 2-years-old.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:03:39 +0000
Chicago Vets Seeing More Cases Of Potentially Fatal Dog Disease
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed an antitrust lawsuit Friday against Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceutical, now known as Indivior, alleging that they attempted to alter one of their drugs in a scheme to block generic competitors.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:00:17 +0000
Campus Sexual Assault: Two Survivors’ Stories
Humans can also be affected if their pets get sick, CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 03:02:24 +0000
Loyola Medicine Opens New Program For Concussed Athletes
Away from home their first year on campus, two college freshmen never thought they would become the faces of a national epidemic. CBS 2's Irika Sargent reports.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:28:04 +0000
U Of C Breaks Ground On Trauma Center Activists Have Long Demanded
Loyola University Medical Center hopes to make concussion examinations an easier process with a new program.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 21:39:57 +0000
Drug To Prevent Migraines Being Researched By Chicago Doctor
After years of protest, the University of Chicago listened. A grieving mother is grateful. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:16:52 +0000
Cook County’s Trauma Center Marks 50th Anniversary
It can strike quick and leave you unable to do anything, sometimes for days. Migraines debilitate more than 33 million people nationwide. Now a new clinical study is showing positive results in preventing them.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 21:45:25 +0000
Chicago Woman Tested For Zika; Left With Huge Doctor Bill
The concept: Treat traumatically injured patients immediately with a team of specialists --- doctors, nurses, surgeons -- who remain their medical team through recovery.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 02:29:39 +0000
Surging Prices For EpiPens Worry Allergy Sufferers
Debra Glitter estimates she now owes more than $6,000.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:24:32 +0000
Nurse Returns To Work At Hospital That Saved Her Life
Recent reports about the skyrocketing cost of EpiPens – injectors used to treat severe allergic reactions or allergy attacks – has the people who rely on them getting worried.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 01:43:34 +0000
Joliet Woman Tangles With Rabid Bat In Her Kitchen
A woman is reunited with doctors and nurses at Advocate Christ Medical Center who saved her life 10 years ago. Now, she's a nurse there.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 02:53:12 +0000
Pregnant Florida Woman Relocates To Illinois Amid Zika Scare
At first, Sandra Jimenez thought it was a bird. It was no bird. CBS 2's Jim Williams talks with experts about the dangers of rabid bats.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 21:56:46 +0000
New Law Sets Training Standards For Alzheimer’s Caregivers
Once Zika started popping up in her zip code, Christina Frigo wasn’t taking any chances. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:39:08 +0000
East Chicago Students Make Move To New Building Over Lead Concerns
Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that sets training standards for those who provide care to people with Alzheimer's disease.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:44:33 +0000
Indiana Lawmaker: East Chicago Lead Problem Mirrors Flint Crisis
Monday is the first day of classes for hundreds of students in East Chicago, Indiana, but they won’t be going to their school, due to lead contamination on their campus.
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 22:17:39 +0000
Walgreens Launches Program For Safe Disposal Of Medication
Saturday, hundreds of residents of the West Calumet Housing Complex showed up to a meeting to find out what happens next.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 18:38:02 +0000
West Side Activists Push For Special Tax To Fund Mental Health Center
There are now 45 sites across Illinois where people can discard of unwanted, unused, or expired prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, and other controlled substances.
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 18:53:03 +0000
Many Of Chicago’s Public Swimming Pools Haven’t Been Tested Yet
It’s not every day that homeowners agree to raise their own property taxes, especially when they’re not affluent, but a large group of West Side residents have done just that to pay for a new mental health facility.
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 03:20:56 +0000
Three Pregnant Women In Illinois Have Zika Virus
CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports on possible problems at the sites.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 18:45:20 +0000
City Seeking Volunteers To Test For Lead While Replacing Water Mains
As has been widely reported, the Zika virus has been linked to birth defects.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 13:56:44 +0000
Mississippi Boy Commutes To Chicago For Treatment
The city of Chicago is looking for volunteers who want their water tested for lead, but for this testing, don't call the city, the city will call you.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 02:56:06 +0000
Feds Issue Florida Travel Warning For Pregnant Women
Levi Krystosek has an extraordinarily rare condition. Chicago happens to be home to an expert. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 02:55:56 +0000
There are 14 Zika cases -- 12 men, two women -- diagnosed in a one square mile area north of downtown Miami.