A special ed teacher, a judge, a grandmother, an executive director and a 21-year-old woman. Five people, five different backgrounds, all share one thing -- the gift of a new life, thanks to organ donation and a groundbreaking moment. WBBM's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Some police chiefs, municipal leaders oppose lawmakers' efforts, even in states where deadly massacres took place
A team of 30 doctors and nurses in Chicago performed the operations over 24 hours straight
The veteran actress and country star are joining forces for a cause close to their hearts
Daily health headlines: Thousands of injuries from pool chemicals each year, are hookah water pipes a safe alternative to cigarettes, and more top stories.
The new exhibits that pay tribute to victims of the World Trade Center attack are powerful, provocative, healing and disturbing
Watchdog group says a bowl of children's cereal for breakfast each day adds up to 10 pounds of sugar a year
A massive dose of this routine shot may hold promise for treating the second most common type of blood cancer
A baby weighing less than a pound and measuring 10 inches long is being called "a miracle." Declan Maize was born after his mother, Carrie, suffered an umbilical cord prolapse that required an emergency Caesarean section. KCAL-TV's Crystal Cruz reports.
Health officials distribute thousands of doses of vaccine to combat largest outbreak in U.S. in almost 20 years
Anti-HIV medication is recommended for high-risk groups including people with an infected partner
Daily health headlines: New guidelines warn of heart risks from high-intensity workouts, the "weekend effect" at the hospital, and more top stories.
Being a couch potato isn't good for your heart, and now a new study finds that the opposite extreme -- too much high-intensity exercise -- can also cause heart problems. Dr. Neica Goldberg, a cardiologist and director of the Joan H. Tisch Center for Women's Health at NYU Langone Medical Center, explains the risks.
For some people, frequent high-intensity workouts can increase the risk of heart trouble - even death
A new study finds that obesity can have a negative impact on young patients with breast cancer. Researchers suspect that obese women have higher levels of inflammation in their blood, which allows cancer to thrive. Danielle Nottingham reports.
Widely-prescribed drug appears to reduce protein linked to buildup of plaque in the brain
For younger patients, body mass index may be a factor when it comes to fighting breast cancer
One-of-a-kind bloodmobile for animals finds some very special donors
Daily health headlines: New CDC figures on prescription drug use, health risks of early menopause, and more top stories.
Original patient waited in busy emergency room for four hours; another eight hours elapsed before doctors moved him into isolation