vaping e-cigarettes
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Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 12:57 pm
By DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young...
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west nile virus spread by mosquito
August 13, 2019 - 3:11 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health says a Chicago resident in his 70s is the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in the state this year. It said Tuesday the man became ill in late July. Department Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike says, “West Nile virus can cause...
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Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via AP
July 10, 2019 - 2:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Tuesday that investigators went to Humboldt Park Lagoon on the city’s West Side and confirmed that...
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Black and white image towering Architecture and cityscapes of five Chicago buildings rising skyward Illinois USA
April 15, 2019 - 10:52 am
(KMOX) - Artists might want to begin designing a new layout for the stars on the American flag as politicians in Illinois propose turning the Windy City into the 51st state. The group of Republican lawmakers signing onto HR0101 feel Chicago and the state are at odds with each other when it comes to...
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March 08, 2019 - 4:48 pm
CHICAGO, IL (KMOX) - A grand jury in Chicago has indicted actor Jussie Smollet on 16 felony counts. Last month, Smollett was charged with one felony charge of disorderly conduct for allegedly staging a hate crime. According to CBS Chicago, he is scheduled to be arraigned on March 14. The specific...
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In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.
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February 28, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Any travelers who were at Midway between 9 p.m. and midnight on February 22 should assume they were exposed to measles.
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Tom Franklin
February 20, 2019 - 9:19 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A teenage girl who just moved to St. Louis from Chicago has gone missing, and officials are worried she may be unfamiliar with the area. 15-year-old Kaitlyn Williams was last seen last Tuesday, February 12 in the 11100 block of Oak Parkway in North County. She's 5'7", 115lbs,...
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(Ben Boyd, KMOX)
January 24, 2019 - 2:28 pm
One thing Goldschmidt was able to answer, is the tougher the competition the better in his eyes. And the NL Central has plenty to offer.
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