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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Corona Announces 2017 Limited-Edition Boxing Bottles and Legendary “Fight Night” Sweepstakes

Corona Announces 2017 Limited-Edition Boxing Bottles and Legendary “Fight Night” Sweepstakes

Corona Extra announced the launch of their 2017 limited-edition “Legends” bottles. For the fifth consecutive year, Corona will release specially-wrapped collectible 12 oz. bottles featuring six legendary fighters. To further… Read more »

Interfaith Vigil Calls On Emanuel to Expand Sanctuary Ordinance

Interfaith Vigil Calls On Emanuel to Expand Sanctuary Ordinance

By: Ashmar Mandou Nearly 200 people including faith leaders representing social justice organizations and congregations converged onto Federal Plaza Monday afternoon to show solidarity with the activists in Charlottesville who… Read more »

Manifestación Anti-Fascista Provoca Arrestos

Manifestación Anti-Fascista Provoca Arrestos

Pie de Foto de Ashmar Mandou Tres arrestos se llevaron a cabo durante una protesta de supremacía anti-blanca, el martes en la tarde frente a la corte del Condado de… Read more »

FDA Takes on Nicotine to Curb Smoking

FDA Takes on Nicotine to Curb Smoking

New proposed Food and Drug Administration rules could mark the biggest change to tobacco regulation since Congress mandated warning labels on cigarettes in 1970. The proposals would require tobacco companies… Read more »

Are Social Isolation and Loneliness Deadlier Than Obesity

Are Social Isolation and Loneliness Deadlier Than Obesity

In the United States, more than one third of adults are overweight, which is why obesity is considered a major public health concern. But now, new findings presented at the… Read more »

IlliniCare Health Trains Students from Inner City Chicago

IlliniCare Health Trains Students from Inner City Chicago

IlliniCare Health, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), hosted a summer internship program to prepare students for navigating the job market. The program was developed in response to data… Read more »

Calling All Burrito Lovers

Calling All Burrito Lovers

A good burrito fills the belly and soothes the soul. Whether you enjoy your burrito dipped in salsa, slathered in sour cream or topped with guacamole, there’s no wrong way… Read more »

Youth with Diabetes Have High Rates of Peripheral Neuropathy

Youth with Diabetes Have High Rates of Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy, or DPN, the nerve damage caused by high blood sugar levels and other factors, affects about 60 to 70 percent of young people with diabetes. Now, new… Read more »

Undocumented Students Awarded College Tuition Scholarships

Undocumented Students Awarded College Tuition Scholarships

This month, 64 recent graduates of the Noble Network of Charter Schools Class of 2017 were awarded the Pritzker Access Scholarship for college tuition. Sponsored by the Pritzker Traubert Foundation… Read more »

Emanuel, CPS Announce Improvement in Elementary School Preparation

Emanuel, CPS Announce Improvement in Elementary School Preparation

As CPS elementary students continue to beat national averages for math and reading, Mayor Emanuel and CPS announced that a record low number of elementary school students in need of… Read more »