So far this year, nearly a dozen bats have tested positive for rabies in Cook and Will counties alone.
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“When parents are incarcerated, children are serving a life sentence as well, and unfortunately, it shows up in their health behaviors,” said Dr. Nia Heard-Garris, a pediatrician and lead author of the study.
A wellness center’s program addresses the unique needs of pregnant women with substance use disorders. This week, the group celebrated a milestone.
Rather than tell you what to eat, FoodSwitch tells you how healthy the products you choose are, in easy-to-digest terms.
Neighborhood fests, dance music and global fare usher in the holiday weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
Meet a Loyola University Chicago oncologist who co-authored a new study on breast cancer and chemotherapy – and a patient already benefiting from its findings.
Finger-licking festivals, dance music and a bounty of books usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
When it comes to road safety, Illinois is one of the top states in the country, according to a report from personal finance website WalletHub. But the state got poor marks in other safety categories.
Many studies on breast cancer have shown racial disparities in diagnosis and survival rates. New research suggests characteristics of a woman’s neighborhood could be contributing to those disparities.
Illinois will become the sixth state in the country to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21, if legislation is signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
In response to Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet, the former senior advisor to President Barack Obama said, “We need to turn it into a teaching moment.”
Global fare, gospel choirs, craft beer and outdoor art fairs usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in Chicago.
Opioid withdrawal symptoms have typically been treated with another narcotic, but a newly approved drug offers what a local doctor calls a “clean break” for patients.
Get fit this summer with free outdoor yoga, Pilates, cardio, strength and Zumba classes on the Great Lawn at Millennium Park.
The discovery of a fossilized skull in Utah suggests the divide of the ancient supercontinent, Pangea, occurred 15 million years later than previously believed, according to a new study.
Chicago comic artist Ed Siemienkowicz died before he could complete his 246-page graphic novel. More than 130 artists donated their time and skills to bring his story to life.
Summer festivals, cycling on Lake Shore Drive, global fare and Chicago Dogs baseball usher in the weekend. Here are a dozen things to do in and around Chicago this long holiday weekend.
Memorial Day is synonymous with grilling. In anticipation of the long weekend of cooking out with friends and family, Chicago Tonight asked local chefs for their favorite Memorial Day recipes. Dig in!
Highlights of this year’s free outdoor movie series include Oscar nominees “Get Out” and “Coco,” plus the iconic 2000 music movie “High Fidelity.” Check out the full 2018 schedule.