| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:05 PM
A health alert for people in Kosciusko and Starke Counties.
The Indiana Department of Health confirmed the West Nile Virus has been found in pools of mosquitoes there.
West Nile has now spread to 12 counties around the state.
One human case of the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Birds can have a huge impact on a dairy farm's profitability if they aren't controlled.
For example, starlings consume about 1.8 pounds of feed per month, says J.W. Schroeder, North Dakota State University Extension Service dairy specialist. One...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Will County confirmed its first West Nile virus activity for 2013 at a Bolingbrook mosquito monitoring site on July 9.
Will County is one of at least 18 Illinois counties to report West Nile activity so far this year, according to a statement by the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Thursday marks the beginning of a three-week gauntlet to the nonleague portion of its schedule for the Edison High football team.
For starters, the Servite Friars come calling on the Chargers in an intriguing 7 p.m. matchup at Orange Coast College. It's...
| Sep 18, 2013
Rather than destroying bacteria to fight infections, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher is trying to "tweak" their savvy communication networks and block the signals that lead to infection and disease.
Researchers have known for several...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Mosquitoes on both the Lake and Cook counties sides of Buffalo Grove have tested positive for the West Nile virus, village officials said.
Since the most recent mosquito traps confirmed the virus found in mid-month, the village has contracted with...
| Aug 27, 2013
Two more batches of mosquitoes in Kane County have tested positive for West Nile virus, and Geneva and St. Charles have begun conducting city-wide spraying, county and city officials said.
Three birds in the county have also tested positive for the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:53 AM
With its annual health fair, Orland Township wants to be sure kids get all the shots they need before school starts in the fall, and have a little fun while they're at it.
The free fair, which also will offer vaccines for adults, will be Saturday from 9...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:54 AM
A Baltimore County pain treatment center is resisting involvement in a probe into the deadly national fungal meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroids last year.
Baltimore Pain Management Center, which received some doses of the recalled...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:53 PM
Seven Maryland health care centers that received tainted steroids linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak will be required to turn over documents and give testimony under subpoenas filed last week in a federal lawsuit.
A steering committee of...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Two local health care facilities have been subpoenaed in the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak from last fall.
Both the South Bend Clinic and OSMC in Elkhart were served on Friday, requiring them to turn over documents that could help in the...