| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Flesh-eating bacteria might sound like something from a science fiction movie or an episode of "The Twilight Zone."
But it isn't make believe. Instead, it's a real-life horror story — one where a micro-organism enters the body through an open wound...
| Nov 7, 2012
In households with small children, flu symptoms are as routine as dirty socks. Take them seriously, though, warns a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), because the flu can kill healthy children within days.
| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:01 PM
You know what's annoying?
Experimental short stories.
You know what else is annoying?
Adam Levin. He is 35 and grew up on the North Shore. He is talented and can't do anything half-
way, which makes him frustratingly, endearingly bold, the twin...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Dr. Burton agrees that cost issues are a major difference between ER treatment and urgent care options.
“There is a substantial price difference, but it depends upon the medical problem and what level of treatment is required before you can make...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:21 PM
NEW HAVEN — The only discernible wince of pain on this Friday would be on the face of tournament director Anne Worcester. She was disappointed. Understanding, but disappointed. And who in Worcester's position wouldn't be?
Caroline Wozniacki, the...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Editor's note: Each week in "Apparently This Matters," CNN's Jarrett Bellini applies his warped sensibilities to trending topics in social media and random items of interest on the interwebs.
Without question, the most valuable thing I've ever just...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:54 PM
NHA TRANG, Vietnam -- The mysterious deaths of 2 more young tourists in Asia has prompted increase concerns over the possiblilty of poisonings.
The latest victims, Kari Bowerman, 27, and Cathy Huynh, 26, were backpacking in Vietnam while on break from...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:20 PM
A dozen people, including seven children, were still in the hospital Thursday night, after getting sick at a public pool.
Authorities said more than 50 people were hospitalized following a chemical reaction at the Garfield Park Pool on the south side,...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:41 PM
NOTRE DAME – More than 100 middle and high school students participating in summer sports camps at the University of Notre Dame became suddenly ill early Wednesday morning. Some were so sick they had to be hospitalized.
The big question neither the...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:59 PM
SOUTH BEND – A norovirus is being blamed for the gastrointestinal outbreak that affected 106 students attending sports camp at the University of Notre Dame this week.
That word came Friday afternoon from St. Joseph County Health Officer Dr....
| Jul 1, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Passengers hailing cabs in Chicago starting Sunday may want to read the fine print on the taxi placards before they get in. In addition to the base fare, cab drivers for the first time can charge sick passengers a $50 vomit cleanup fee.