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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hailey R. Staker)

From decreasing access to opioids, to identifying patients at risk of addiction: A look at what local hospitals are doing in the fight against opioid addiction.

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The PKG provides clinicians with objective measurements of Parkinson’s symptoms. (Courtesy of Global Kinetics Corporation)

Treating the progressive degenerative disease can be difficult. Researchers are hoping a wearable device can provide clinicians with more objective data to inform their treatment decisions.

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Low-income pregnant women are more likely than their wealthy counterparts to experience chronic placental inflammation, which is linked to preterm birth and low birth weight, a new study finds. 

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Colorectal cancer is increasing among younger adults despite an overall decrease in the disease in the U.S., according to a new study.  A local doctor talks about the disease and the importance of screening.

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Josh Simpson, Image Credit: ACE

From curious machines to handmade objects of beauty, the American Craft Expo takes place in Evanston this weekend. An expert from the fair joins us with a collection of artfully made items.

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