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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Tips to Handle ‘Emotional Eating’

Tips to Handle ‘Emotional Eating’

Research shows certain “comfort” foods release the same kinds of brain chemicals as highly addictive opioid drugs. Dr. Bradley Nelson, author of the bestselling book “The Emotion Code,” with five… Read more »

Older Adults May Not Need Vitamin D to Prevent Falls

Older Adults May Not Need Vitamin D to Prevent Falls

Many older adults should avoid taking vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent falls and fractures, and focus instead on exercises to improve balance and coordination, U.S. doctors recommend. The… Read more »

Night Owls Have Higher Risk of Dying Sooner

Night Owls Have Higher Risk of Dying Sooner

“Night owls” -people who like to stay up late and have trouble dragging themselves out of bed in the morning — have a higher risk of dying sooner than “larks,”… Read more »

Partnering for Health Equity – IDPH Celebrates National Minority Health Month

Partnering for Health Equity – IDPH Celebrates National Minority Health Month

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is spreading awareness about health issues that impact minority communities at higher rates than others during National Minority Health Month. Illinois’s racial and… Read more »

Kids Hit Hard by Junk Food Advertising

Kids Hit Hard by Junk Food Advertising

Junk food ads are shown more frequently on TV at times when many children are watching, new Heart Foundation-funded research shows. The research, led by the University of Adelaide’s Associate… Read more »

Triton Receives Grant to Support Male Students of Color through TRIUMPH Program

Triton Receives Grant to Support Male Students of Color through TRIUMPH Program

A half-million-dollar grant will allow Triton College to take the lead on developing support programs for minority male college students throughout Chicagoland. The $500,000 award comes from the Educational Credit… Read more »

Mount Carmel High School to Host 42nd Annual Fight Night

Mount Carmel High School to Host 42nd Annual Fight Night

Mount Carmel High School and the Mount Carmel Fathers’ Club invite you to the 42nd Annual Fight Night.  This long-standing Mount Carmel tradition packs the school’s historic gymnasium for an… Read more »

CLCF Will Extend Scholarship Deadline

CLCF Will Extend Scholarship Deadline

The Chicago City Council Latino Caucus Foundation is inviting Latino college students to apply for the new scholarships for the upcoming academic year. A total of 22 scholarships are waiting for be… Read more »

CPS Increases School Budgets

CPS Increases School Budgets

CPS is investing $3.1 billion in school-level funding for the 2018-19 school year, an increase of more than $60 million compared to the current school year. Next school year, communities… Read more »

Chicago’s Leading Cultural Organizations Introduce Innovate Summer Opportunities

Chicago’s Leading Cultural Organizations Introduce Innovate Summer Opportunities

Hundreds of youth and families from across the city attended Chicago City of Learning’s (CCOL) Spring Into Summer Fair at Jones College Prep on Saturday, where they had the opportunity… Read more »