Dr. Nathan walker from Christie Clinic joins us to answer your medical questions.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Promise Healthcare will soon offer more choices for medical needs.
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NATIONAL -- Having your medical identity stolen is a growing problem.
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.
LOGAN COUNTY -- One man is dead after a car crash.
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 -- If peripheral artery disease goes untreated, it can lead to amputation or even death.
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.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is keeping an eye on human cases of the West Nile virus.
MOLINE -- A woman is happy to be more independent.
NATIONAL -- September is a time for fall and football, but it's also the beginning of another combination; allergies and asthma.
TAZEWELL COUNTY -- The first case of West Nile virus in a person has been reported here.
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.
DANVILLE -- A mom is fighting to keep a state-funded medical waiver for her child.
MCLEAN COUNTY -- Rabies could be a problem this summer.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are taking advantage of a new way to get rid of old medicines.
DANVILLE -- A 17-year old boy is fighting to recover from three serious illnesses.
SPRINGFIELD -- Advocates are working to expand Medicaid in the state.
RANTOUL -- What if your bright, happy child suddenly spiraled out of control?
PEORIA -- For the first time ever, a child has received a new wind pipe using stem cells from her own bone marrow.
CHAMPAIGN -- The state is reporting the highest number of whooping cough cases in more than six decades.
CHAMPAIGN -- Volunteers are hitting the track for a good cause.
SPRINGFIELD -- A lawsuit over healthcare benefits for retired state workers could soon be heard by the Illinois Supreme Court.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Research at UI is helping develop flexible sensors for football helmets which could help diagnose concussions more effectively.
SPRINGFIELD -- Next year's state budget makes steep cuts across the board.
CHAMPAIGN -- One hospital has a new name and attitude.
SPRINGFIELD -- Central Illinois is getting a state grant to help fund medical training.
VERMILION COUNTY -- Out of 102 counties in the state, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation says Vermilion County is 96 when it comes to health.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- New research says Douglas is the healthiest county in the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- There's a shortage of licensed psychiatrists in Illinois compared to the number of patients.
DANVILLE -- One man was turned away from the Vermilion County Courthouse because an implant in his back prevents him from going through a metal detector.
SPRINGFIELD -- A bill to legalize medical marijuana is making progress at the capitol.
URBANA -- Norovirus is spreading across Champaign County and one of the biggest places hit is campus.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are Going Red and getting healthy.
GIBSON CITY -- A positive attitude from this Kid to Know inspired an entire school.
MCLEAN COUNTY -- A child's death is a reminder flu season is not yet over.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state senate approved a bill to raise the cost doctors will pay for their licenses.
TUSCOLA -- A preschool program closed for the day, thanks to flu season.