When we go to the doctor for a test or check-up, we often assume if we don't hear back from them, no news must mean good news.
Aging is a slow process, but what if you could turn back time?
Before you are considered an "older" person, there are health risks you face, especially as a woman.
Many premature infants won't make it to see their first birthday.
Labor is considered premature if it starts more than three weeks before your due date. Most preemies catch up to other kids as they get older, but they grow more slowly than babies born full-term.
ILLINOIS -- Now is the time to sign up for health insurance and the state is reminding you to do so.
Weather, especially winter, is something which can literally be a pain in the neck for people.
Having a food allergy could make you feel alone. That's why it's important to find others dealing with the same thing.
Food allergies don't just affect the person with the allergy. They also impact families, schools and friends.
Medical mistakes kill 98,000 people each year in the U.S.
Suicide is the seventh leading cause of death for men.
The CDC says 12 percent of men, ages 18+ are in fair or poor health.
At least one area mom wishes there were more birthing options for women.
How does a woman decide which birthing method is right?
Hospitals in the area no longer offer water births.
CHAMPAIGN -- More than 29-million people in the U.S. have diabetes.
Stress can be brought on by social media or FOMO; fear of missing out.
Sometimes job pressures from work overflow into your personal life.
Stress is something which can be different for men and women.
When people are stressed, many turn to eating their cares away.
ILLINOIS -- People who are still uninsured have another chance to sign up under the Affordable Care Act.
We're getting our facts straight about food and how it affects diabetes.
For young kids, diabetes can make having an "ordinary life," more difficult. But, a camp in Central Illinois is helping them live life to the fullest.
What is diabetes? How do you get it? How do you manage it?
Diabetes is something which comes in many different forms and affects many people. Briscoe Brown is one of them.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI's Chancellor is releasing new details about a proposed medical school on campus.
CHAMPAIGN -- The latest technology in knee replacements is now available.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Despite the hype surrounding Ebola, medical experts say there are other viruses you should be more worried about.
SPRINGFIELD -- Representative Raymond Poe will undergo an adult stem cell transplant in Texas.
ILLINOIS -- With more cases of Ebola popping up in the U.S., medical staff in Central Illinois are on guard.
Birth control isn't just used for preventing pregnancy. Claudia Lennhoff, executive director with Champaign County Health Care Consumers, joins us now.
Update: 10:10 pm, 9/28/14, Sunday UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- This parent is one of millions who know firsthand what it's like having a child with an ear infection.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A new invention from UI researchers could have a big impact on the world's blood supply.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI is getting closer to bringing a medical school to campus.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is the first state to recognize all three levels of stroke care.
MACON COUNTY -- A semi-truck driver is in the hospital after driving off the road.
ILLINOIS -- Part of a bill to control what you pay for healthcare was vetoed by Governor Quinn.
URBANA -- The end of summer means the start of football. Soon, kids will be lacing up their cleats to start practice.
Update: 10:23 pm, 7/30/14, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- Schools have gotten safer for people with severe allergies.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI students now have another place to go if they need to see a doctor.
CHAMPAIGN -- ACL injuries are very common and there are some new techniques to repair them.
NATIONAL -- New research could help find a cure for Alzheimer's.
NATIONAL -- The acting head of the Department of Veterans Affairs testified Wednesday about the medical care scandal.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area man is now a trailblazer.
ILLINOIS -- It's going to be a little easier to get a flu shot.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Many lawmakers have the UI on their minds. They want to see a new medical school on campus.
ILLINOIS -- A drug which could help treat prison inmates with hepatitis C comes with a hefty price tag.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new medical college could be in the works at the UI.
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.