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  • Report: Binge drinking by young people is increasing

    Alcohol consumption in wealthy, developed countries has declined over the past two decades but dangerous binge drinking has increased among the young, according to a new study released Tuesday.
  • St. Charles RR Donnelley employee tests positive for tuberculosis

    An employee at St. Charles' RR Donnelley campus has tested positive for tuberculosis, Kane County health officials said. The employee had a positive TB test a few weeks ago and hasn't returned to work, said Dan Eder, assistant director for community...

    Tuberculosis persists in Central Florida

    Tuberculosis persists in Central Florida
    It’s been 133 years since Robert Koch discovered the germ that causes tuberculosis, but despite effective treatments, the disease continues to affect people globally, nationally, and here in Central Florida. There was a slight uptick in the number...

    Is violence contagious?

    Is violence contagious?
    Baltimore police say they can't explain the recent uptick in homicides in the city's Northeast District, which has seen more murders than any other part of the city so far this year. The killings seem disturbingly random, ranging from domestic disputes...

    How heavy, chronic drinking can affect your body

    How heavy, chronic drinking can affect your body
    Whether it's one night or a regular habit, heavy drinking can do a number on your body, experts said. The physical effects of alcohol consumption range from irritating to serious to fatal, as alcohol is a risk factor in developing certain cancers or...