Medical marijuana could soon be available in Illinois for veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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The woman didn't have a pulse and was legally dead for eight minutes. Then someone at the school grabbed an AED and shocked her back to life.
An area hospital is fighting to stay open for you and your family, despite $1 million owed to it by the state of Illinois.
Illinois health officials say three cases of E. coli have been reported in the Chicago area and one in western Illinois linked to a nationwide recall of General Mills flour.
Thanks to a grant, 19 local churches and two non-profit organizations will now have automated external defibrillators or AEDs.
Human, health and social services relying on the money that the state budget would provide are looking at making deeper cuts as they wait for long-term funding.
The Illinois House has approved a plan to expand the state's medical marijuana pilot program by two-and-a-half years and add post-traumatic stress disorder and terminal illness to the list of...
Gov. Bruce Rauner has reversed course on broadening Illinois' medical marijuana pilot program and is now supporting a plan to extend it roughly two years and add more qualifying health conditions.
A federal appeals court has upheld an order requiring Tennessee's Medicaid program to provide applicants with a fair hearing if it cannot process their requests on time.
Funding for treatment and services could make the difference between life and death, according to some of the people getting help from a nonprofit behavioral health provider in the Local 6 area.
Tennessee health officials have confirmed a third case of Zika virus in Tennessee.
Do you and your spouse wake up in the morning feeling refreshed or tired and drained? You could be one of the 42 million Americans suffering from SDB, or sleep disordered breathing.
Between now and Sunday, May 22, you can get free dental coverage by downloading a free Aetna Dental Access card.
A measure to prohibit tobacco sales to people younger than 21 has failed in the Illinois Senate
The American Counseling Association has canceled its plan to hold a conference in Nashville next year in protest of Tennessee passing a counseling law that allows therapists to decline to see...
Marshall County Hospital is constructing a third building on its main campus to make to make it easier for you to keep you family healthy.
State officials say six people, including at least one pregnant woman, have been diagnosed with the Zika virus in Kentucky.
Parents will do whatever they can when their child's health is in jeopardy, which could mean traveling hours away. But that may soon change for some families.
Eighty percent of people addicted to heroin started by using opioids, like prescription pain medication. It's an epidemic that has U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, of Illinois, concerned.
An Illinois advisory board is once again recommending that Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration add new health conditions to a list of what can be treated legally with medical marijuana.
Currently, 39 conditions and diseases can qualify a patient to use medical marijuana in Illinois.
Illinois social service advocates fear chaos when a new ban on most overtime for home health care workers goes into effect Sunday.
The pain from her fibromyalgia is all Sheila Dunn can think about as she pulls weeds from her garden. She was recently surprised to learn her clinic of 30 years will close at the end of the month.
A task force in Tennessee appointed by Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell to come up with a plan to expand access to health care in the state has met for the first time.