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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Protecting Youth from Smoking

Protecting Youth from Smoking

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the latest effort to curb youth smoking, vaping and use of e-cigarette tobacco products to keep residents healthy. The new efforts will increase the taxes for… Read more »

First Ever National Hispanic Cancer Awareness Day

First Ever National Hispanic Cancer Awareness Day

The first ever National Hispanic Cancer Awareness Day (NHCAD) has been established. The goals for this important campaign are to raise visibility, promote prevention and early detection, mobilize communities around… Read more »

Ignite Your Brain

Ignite Your Brain

According to the latest brain research, there are three key things anyone can do to increase their chances for achieving greater financial, health, and overall success. Despite article after article… Read more »

Cardiovascular-related Deaths Higher for U.S. Hispanics Living in Counties with Higher Hispanic Populations

Cardiovascular-related Deaths Higher for U.S. Hispanics Living in Counties with Higher Hispanic Populations

By: Ashmar Mandou According to the Journal of the American Heart Association and the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Hispanics living in the U.S. face… Read more »

Cicero Receives Culture of Health Prize Award

Cicero Receives Culture of Health Prize Award

Cicero, a suburb west of Chicago, is one of four winners of the 2018 RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Prize honors communities… Read more »

Fall Into Fun at Triton’s Fall Family Fun Fest

Fall Into Fun at Triton’s Fall Family Fun Fest

A chill in the air, leaves changing colors and kids heading back to school are sure signs that fall is upon us. Celebrate this wonderful time of year with an… Read more »

Annual Back to School Fair at McDonalds

Annual Back to School Fair at McDonalds

The Hispanic owner-operator Carmen Solano De Carrier and her team put a smile on the faces of children and their parents at the Annual Back to School Fair. This year… Read more »

Cicero Student Esmeralda Mariscal Receives Prestigious Psychology Scholarship

Cicero Student Esmeralda Mariscal Receives Prestigious Psychology Scholarship

Dominican University junior Esmeralda Mariscal is one of only eight students across the country to receive a 2018-2019 undergraduate scholarship from Psi Chi, an international honor society in psychology with… Read more »

Analysis Shows How Debt for Illinois Graduates Stacks Up

Analysis Shows How Debt for Illinois Graduates Stacks Up

Student Debt and the Class of 2017, TICAS’ 13th annual report on debt for bachelor’s degree graduates of public and nonprofit colleges, finds that Illinois students have the 24th highest… Read more »

Latino Students to Shine at ComEd’s Solar Spotlight

Latino Students to Shine at ComEd’s Solar Spotlight

Today, Latinos make up just two percent of students graduating with degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the fastest growing career segment. ComEd is seeking to change that… Read more »