URBANA -- Children's health was the topic of discussion Thursday.
ILLINOIS -- The Centers for Disease Control says many hospitals are over-prescribing antibiotics which is putting patients at risk.
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DECATUR -- A new health clinic is providing care to people who need it, but can't afford it.
PAXTON -- A P.E. teacher and his students are trying to get the word out about reading labels and shopping smart.
We see plenty of advertisements everyday, but when it comes to our food, it can be confusing.
NATIONAL -- Having your medical identity stolen is a growing problem.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Some people are thinking twice about where they eat.
TOLONO -- School officials are telling parents of Unity High School students not to worry.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- There may be one good effect from all the cold weather. Doctors say the frigid temperatures have indirectly put a small freeze on the flu virus.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state's first hand transplant program has launched at the Institute for Plastic Surgery at the SIU School of Medicine.
Update: 10:13 pm ILLINOIS -- The official state snack, popcorn, could be banned from public schools.
ILLINOIS -- More people are turning to e-cigarettes as an alternative to traditional tobacco products and it's sparking a statewide debate.
SPRINGFIELD -- Usually, anyone is welcome at the hospital, but now, some are asking people to stay home.
ILLINOIS -- A new study looks at how each state stacks up when it comes to emergency medical care. And the news isn't good for Illinois.
Latest: 10:04 pm, 1/14/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- More inmates are coming down with the flu.
URBANA -- This week, U.S. News & World Report rated the Dash Diet as the number one diet plan.
SPRINGFIELD -- Flu cases are now reported widely in Illinois and the numbers are going up.
CHAMPAIGN -- There's an urgent need for people with multiple sclerosis to participate in a clinical study in Champaign-Urbana.
ILLINOIS -- A new report shows the state isn't ranked the best when it comes to health.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Every parent wants their child to do well in school, but when there's trouble, we probably push for less time with friends, more studying and even extra credit. But, there's something else a lot of us have forgotten about.
Meijer aims to spread the word during Diabetes Awareness Month.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Research shows owning a pet can help you stay healthy.
NATIONAL -- The holiday season is around the corner and, for many, it's time to get started on gift shopping.
SPRINGFIELD -- A company is trying to inform lawmakers about the benefits of 3D mammograms in hopes lawmakers will allow for a Medicaid reimbursement for the procedure.
URBANA -- A University of Illinois group is Taking Action to inform more people about the Affordable Care Act.
One breast cancer survivor says research dollars helped create medicine that saved her life. Now she's making it her mission to give back.
URBANA -- If peripheral artery disease goes untreated, it can lead to amputation or even death.
SPRINGFIELD -- Teachers have a new tool to help students stay healthy.
VERMILION COUNTY -- Some people who live by wind turbines say the noise is making them sick, so the county board is looking into how loud they actually are.
URBANA -- There's been a lot of attention on health and healthcare lately.
Health Alliance, a primary insurance provider for people in the area, has elected to participate in the Health Care Exchange system.
SPRINGFIELD -- When the last phase of the Affordable Care Act kicks in next year, everyone will pay a little more in taxes and so will the State of Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new study finds, for the first time, the childhood obesity rate is dropping in almost half the states around the country, but Illinois isn't one of them.
NATIONAL -- September is a time for fall and football, but it's also the beginning of another combination; allergies and asthma.
CHAMPAIGN -- With about a month left before President Obama's healthcare plan starts going into effect, many people still have questions.
CHAMPAIGN -- Dozens gathered at a park to get dirty for fitness.
SPRINGFIELD -- P.E. classes around the state could soon force students to be more active.
TAZEWELL COUNTY -- The first case of West Nile virus in a person has been reported here.
SPRINGFIELD -- Big changes could be on the way to daycare centers. There's a new push to make them provide healthier food and activities.
Maura from Christie Clinic gives the school lunch a boost.
CHAMPAIGN -- For the first time in years, the Frances Nelson Health Center is open to new patients.
URBANA -- If you think you're getting all the health benefits from your broccoli, think again.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is partnering with another Great Lakes state to help cut the cost of Medicaid.
DANVILLE -- A mom is fighting to keep a state-funded medical waiver for her child.
CHAMPAIGN -- Mixed news for those who love eating fish.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois' Attorney General is challenging health information websites over growing privacy concerns involving the collection of information.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- For some families in Champaign and Danville, medical help is now just a phone call away.
MCLEAN COUNTY -- Rabies could be a problem this summer.