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The Ebola epidemic continues to spread as the first person in the United States is diagnosed with the disease. Our panel discusses the impact it could have in America.

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The gardening season has come to an end for most of our summer crops, but that doesn’t mean we’re done gardening until next spring. 

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A new editorial cartoon addresses the long lasting impact of abuse. The cartoonist behind the autobiographical essay stops by Chicago Tonight to discuss what he says is his best piece of work.

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A recent study argues diet soda may put consumers at risk for diabetes.

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A summit to discuss the protection and preservation of the Great Lakes meets in Chicago. The meeting comes in the wake of last month’s water crisis in Toledo. Elizabeth Brackett has the latest.

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End of life planning can be daunting for patients and loved ones, especially when considering the right to die. The controversial topic is being discussed more, and joining us to talk about the controversy and changes surrounding the issue are Dr. Peter Angelos and Ed Gogol. 

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We explore the latest recommendations from two researchers on the Ebola outbreak. 

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Scientists at Northwestern University have developed a blood test to detect depression in adults.

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A rare respiratory virus is quickly spreading throughout the Midwest. In Chicago, 11 children have tested positive for the virus so far. 

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The Organic Gardener Jeanne Nolan is back with an update on the WTTW Garden.

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Rick Bayless took Eddie Arruza on a tour of his Bucktown garden. Bayless uses many of the crops he grows in his backyard in his restaurants and at home. With fall around the corner, Bayless prepares a seasonal dish using vegetables from his garden. 

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While it may not feel like it, fall is upon us which means it’s time to harvest those gardens and cook up some new seasonal recipes. We join Chicago chef Rick Bayless in his own garden to harvest and cook up a refreshing fall dish.

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Gardeners know the therapeutic benefits of tending to their flowers, vegetables and fruits. The Julie & Michael Tracey Family Foundation teamed up with organizations to create a therapeutic garden for people with autism. Brandis Friedman has the story.

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We talk with a cardiologist who believes a vegan diet is good for your heart. 

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Chicago Cardinal Francis George will participate in a clinical research trial at the University of Chicago Medicine to treat his cancer.

Should GMO Foods Be Labeled?

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As the battle over Genetically Modified foods or GMOs heats up, with bills to require GMO labeling on foods introduced in more than 20 states, including Illinois, we talk to advocates on either side of the issue.