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What we know so far about the coronavirus in Illinois

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How Chicago-area schools are — or aren't — dealing with the coronavirus

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How to work out at home when you can't hit the gym during the coronavirus outbreak

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Hand sanitizer has an expiration date. Does it matter amid coronavirus outbreak?

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Coronavirus has upended our world. It's OK to grieve

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Coronavirus self-quarantine: When and how to do it

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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Blood shortage due to lack of blood donors during COVID-19 pandemic

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Comics aren't just for fun — they can help prevent teen depression too

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Religious exemption for vaccines would be dropped for kids in Illinois schools under proposed law. 2nd bill would require HPV shots.

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Study finds many youth living with undiagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome — and black and Latino children are twice as likely to suffer

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Doctors on TikTok try to go viral

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Faster coronavirus test kits are on their way to a Chicago lab from the CDC

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Pharmacists at CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens are struggling with understaffed and chaotic workplaces

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Discrimination and bigoted rhetoric are on the rise amid the coronavirus crisis: 'Outbreaks are not an excuse to normalize xenophobia'

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Meet the people working to kick Chicago out of Illinois

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'Whoa, you drive this boat?' Meet the women who steer Chicago's First Lady Cruises

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'It's going to attack your lungs': Gurnee teen hospitalized for vaping has message for his peers

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3 billion fewer birds than we had in 1970: Birds are disappearing at alarming rates in Illinois and across North America, new science reveals

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Most expensive private high schools in the Chicago area

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A writer from Illinois with a genetic disorder was made fun of online for her looks. She fired back with a series of cheerful selfies that went viral.

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Which admissions process is tougher: CPS selective enrollment high school, or college?

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Flu and whooping cough can be deadly for babies. Yet two-thirds of pregnant women don't vaccinate against them, the CDC says.

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Chicago named 'Best Big City' third year in a row by Condé Nast readers

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FDA approves first treatment for kids with peanut allergy

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Life expectancy in US rises for first time in 4 years due to lower death rates for cancer and drug overdoses

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Teens who overdose on opioids often don't get follow-up treatment within 30 days. 'We just wouldn't accept (this) for other pediatric illnesses.'

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One cancer is almost 100% preventable. And Chicago is making a move to eradicate it.

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Where you live might affect your brain: Study

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A sky-high medical bill after an ER visit left her baffled. Then a TikTok video came to her rescue.

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Get ready for the wintry mix, Chicago: How to prevent injuries when shoveling snow and walking on ice

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Hospital group mum as members pursue patients with lawsuits and debt collectors

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Study links marijuana use in pregnancy to infant health risks

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For artist inspired by illness, 'gratitude outweighs pain'

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Flu season could get ugly, as CDC figures show 'widespread' flu activity in 46 states

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My train turned into a bus — can this Thello problem be fixed? Travel Troubleshooter investigates.

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In a 24/7 food culture, periodic fasting gains followers

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Patients push limits for clues to chronic fatigue syndrome

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Springfield nurse explains what it's like to treat a COVID-19 patient

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In Chicago-area food deserts, it's getting even harder for residents to find fresh, healthy groceries because of the coronavirus

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Column: A love letter to Chicago, whose people are stepping up while the city is shuttered by coronavirus

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Tele-therapy and #ChicagoUpstander: How Chicagoans are living through the coronavirus crisis Friday

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Should you tell your landlord if you have coronavirus? As Chicago tenants get requests to disclose, experts say such attempts are misguided

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