Congressional candidate Ann Callis is lashing out at her opponent’s contention that she doesn’t live in the 13th District. At a campaign appearance in Bloomington Monday, the Democrat from Edwardsville called those comments from GOP incumbent Rodney Davis ‘an absolute lie.’
Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p.m. deadline.
The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate. More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate summit, sponsored by the United Nations.
Chronic stress is hazardous to health and can lead to early death from heart disease, cancer and of other health problems. But it turns out it doesn't matter whether the stress comes from major events in life or minor problems. Both can be deadly.
Two women with West Nile virus have died, becoming the state's first deaths from the illness this year, health officials announced Thursday.
After five years of discussion, the Champaign Urbana Public Health District launched a new tool this week that allows the public to see health inspection reports online.
Health officials say 12 states now have respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus --- enterovirus d68.
The rapid growth of e-cigarette stores in the St. Louis area and throughout the country might be about to hit a bump. The federal government is considering regulations for the industry. It could have sales of $10 billion by 2017, according to Wells Fargo Securities.
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is already the deadliest on record, having killed more than 2,400 people, and it could get much worse, according to health officials. That alarm has President Obama meeting today with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
Presence Health has initiated temporary visitors’ restrictions at its hospitals in Urbana and Danville, joining Carle in taking measures to to protect young patients from two viral outbreaks.