Health in Chicago, IL

Tick-borne diseases have been steadily rising in the United States, with Lyme disease being the most common
The number of Americans getting sick each year by bites from infected ticks has more than doubled from 2004 to 2016—the most recent year of available data, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to…

Among the various categories of CVD, coronary heart disease (CHD) is the largest single cause of death in the American population. When African Americans are compared to whites in this category, it…

Mariah Lopez watched from a car as two men killed her grandmother. The teen's body was found a few days later.

While the president courts Putin and attacks allies, the defense secretary often seems to be inhabiting a different world.

Smoothies can be a great (and fun) way to consume nutritious foods for breakfast, for lunch or as a post-workout meal.

Protests erupted in Chicago after an officer fatally shot an armed black man Saturday evening, prompting police to release body camera video of the killing to ease simmering tensions
The Chicago Police Department said an officer fired at 37-year-old Harith Augustus at about 5:31 p.m. when Augustus reached for his weapon. Police say their encounter with Augustus began when they suspected that he was carrying a…

Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title on Sunday. The 19-year-old Mbappe became only the second teenager after Pele to score in

There are plenty of unique places to dine in the Region. The Times' Eloise Valadez has visited a few. See what she has to say here.

ISRO, J&K govt. to set up telemedicine centre at 12,700 feet, aided by top hospitals

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has described conservative Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as his “first judicial hero.”

A distant second to the vast expanse of Lake Michigan, the Chicago River is probably best known for flowing inland and the green hue it is given every St. Patrick’s

Calling it a fraud played on the community, committee is planning to hold 400 meetings across the country

Engine braking is best in certain downhill situations, while regular braking is best in everyday situations, Motormouth explains.

CHICAGO (AP) — Footage from body cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appears to

France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.

Novak Djokovic is back at his best and the Wimbledon champion for a fourth time, grabbing a lead right away against a weary Kevin Anderson in the final and winning 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Sunday.

By Karen Malkin, Karen Malkin Health Counseling Train Your Body to Burn Fat for Fuel- “The best of all medicines is resting and fasting.” —Benjamin Franklin Have you heard of intermittent fasting…

When the 70-year-old driver of a car refused to stop and give the car to a carjacker, the carjacker opened fire on the fleeing vehicle, killing a 59-year-old passenger.

Q: What is chlorella? – D.D. A: Chlorella is a type of algae that grows in fresh water. The plant is used to make nutritional supplements. Chlorella is used to prevent cancer, reduce radiatio…

Another summer, another year to fret over Lyme disease. Although we don’t want to frighten you, it is critical that...

AMA member Megan Ranney, MD, is an emergency physician and researcher who is focusing on the intersection between digital health and violence prevention.

What does the generation that came of age during the Internet Revolution and entered the workforce at the height of the Great Recession like to drive?