For Wednesday, May 17, WGN’s Medical Reporter Dina Bair has the latest on new information, including the following:

  • The Epstein-Barr virus, which infects more than 90% of people worldwide, can impact a small part of the population in a different and devastating way. 
  • Vegan mothers who breastfeed provide the same amount of nutrients to their newborns as those who eat a more expansive diet. 
  • People who saw news about kindness immediately after viewing stories of terror attacks and violence felt fewer negative emotions.