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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Grab Your Passport

Grab Your Passport

The world comes together for the 21ST Annual World Music Festival Chicago at 17 venues across the city beginning Friday, Sept. 13th, through Sunday, September 29. Celebrating diverse music from… Read more »

Celebrate Around Chicagoland

Celebrate Around Chicagoland

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Mexican Independence Day Celebrations When: September 12th through September 15th Time: Thursday and Friday, 5:30p.m. to 11p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 11p.m. Where: Cicero, 34th… Read more »

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago, the city’s premier Spanish culture and education center, celebrates the national Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of special public programming, most- free of charge, September… Read more »

Ideas for Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month in Chicago

Ideas for Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month in Chicago

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Frida Kahlo Portrait Pop Art-Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month When: Sunday, Sept. 29th Time: 3p.m. to 6p.m. Where: Workshop 4200; 4200 West Diversey Avenue Price: $35 Channel… Read more »

Safety Check

Safety Check

The Berwyn Police Department will be issuing additional citations in the overnight hours.  This campaign will feature high visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities including additional law… Read more »

Poor Diet Can Lead to blindness, Case Study Shows

Poor Diet Can Lead to blindness, Case Study Shows

An extreme case of “fussy” or “picky” eating caused a young patient’s blindness, according to a new case report published in Annals of Internal Medicine. The University of Bristol researchers… Read more »

Suggested Move to Plant-Based Diets Risks Worsening Brain Health Nutrient Deficiency

Suggested Move to Plant-Based Diets Risks Worsening Brain Health Nutrient Deficiency

The momentum behind a move to plant-based and vegan diets for the good of the planet is commendable, but risks worsening an already low intake of an essential nutrient involved… Read more »

Naps May Help Keep Your Heart Healthy, Study Finds

Naps May Help Keep Your Heart Healthy, Study Finds

According to the journal Heart, there is new evidence that daytime naps may be linked to a lower risk of heart attack or stroke, but only if they’re limited to… Read more »

Congressional Health Subcommittee Considers MOMMA’s Act

Congressional Health Subcommittee Considers MOMMA’s Act

On Tuesday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on America’s alarming maternal mortality rate and legislation designed to address this growing crisis. The Subcommittee… Read more »

Hearing Aids Can Reduce Depression and Dementia Risk

Hearing Aids Can Reduce Depression and Dementia Risk

Hearing aids can improve a person’s ability to hear — plus, they may reduce the risk of dementia, depression, and falls, a University of Michigan study found. Older adults who… Read more »