Preview of Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

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Preview of Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

One day till the Supreme Court lays down the law on the president's health care legislation. How bold or political will the court be? We break down the issues.

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Protecting Your Skin This Summer

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Protecting Your Skin This Summer

It's the first day of summer and the sunbathers are out in force. What steps should be taken to protect your skin, and what are some warning signs of cancer? We hear from local dermatologists.

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Quinn Signs Medicaid Cuts

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Quinn Signs Medicaid Cuts

Gov. Pat Quinn signs a package of bills to save Medicaid from financial collapse. But the result is steep cuts to many in Illinois who rely on the coverage. Ash-har Quraishi has the details.

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Retiree Health Care

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Retiree Health Care

Gov. Pat Quinn pledges to sign legislation ending free health insurance for state retirees. Carol Marin talks with state lawmakers about what else may happen during the legislative session.

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New Children’s Hospital of Chicago

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New Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Children's Memorial Hospital gets a new name and is set to move into a brand new $900 million home in Streeterville. We get a sneak peek inside the state-of-the-art facility.

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Quinn Plans Sweeping Medicaid Cuts

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Quinn Plans Sweeping Medicaid Cuts

Gov. Pat Quinn lays out $2.7 billion in Medicaid cuts after a committee he appointed falls short of a plan. We talk to lawmakers and analysts about the governor's sweeping proposal on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm. Visit the PDFs below to learn more about the Medicaid Stabilization plan.

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Dr. Terry Mason

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Dr. Terry Mason

Cook County's chief medical officer joins us to talk about the county's STD testing initiative, and more health stories. 

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Cook County's New Wellness Program

Preckwinkle on "Spring Into Health!"

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Cook County's New Wellness Program

An employee wellness program, a contentious county jail contract and a face-off over county road funding. We talk to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle about these issues and more.

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Viewer Mail: 3/29

Health Care Law

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Viewer Mail: 3/29

If the Supreme Court finds that the government cannot mandate the purchase of health insurance, would that affect the mandatory Illinois auto insurance law? We have your thoughts in tonight's Viewer Mail.

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State of HIV/AIDS in Illinois

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State of HIV/AIDS in Illinois

When it comes to AIDS, Illinois is fifth nationwide in its number of diagnoses. We talk with the director of the Department of Public Health about his efforts to improve that number.

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Viewer Mail: 6/18

Illinois Medicaid Cuts

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Viewer Mail: 6/18

We asked for your thoughts about Illinois Medicaid cuts. We read what some of you had to say in Viewer Mail.

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Health Care Law Analysis

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Health Care Law Analysis

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the controversial Affordable Care Act is expected in the next two weeks. A noted law professor and a health care specialist join us with their thoughts on how the justices may rule, and the implications of the decision.

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Wrestling Coach Mike Powell

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Wrestling Coach Mike Powell

A former All-American wrestler turned suburban wrestling coach must tell his students that he now faces his toughest match.

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Prison SMART

Yoga Comes to Cook County Jail

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Prison SMART

Yoga and meditation come to Cook County Jail's Boot Camp.

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Blood Test Can Diagnose Teen Depression

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Blood Test Can Diagnose Teen Depression

A new blood test could diagnose depression in teens. The co-author of a new study tells us how her research could cut down the disease's social stigma.

 

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Doctors Recommend Fewer Tests for Patients

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Doctors Recommend Fewer Tests for Patients

Is your doctor ordering unnecessary tests? Are there always benefits to all the medical tests patients get? We take a look.

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Autism Awareness

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Autism Awareness

Autism rates have dramatically increased over the past 10 years. Why the jump? And why are boys more susceptible to autism? We take a look.

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