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Orthopedic Specialists to Discuss Bone and Joint Health

Orthopedic Specialists to Discuss Bone and Joint Health

Is joint pain or a nagging sports injury preventing you from exercising on a regular basis? Learn how to lose the pain and become active again at a free program,… Read more »

Have You Had Your Yearly Mammogram?

Have You Had Your Yearly Mammogram?

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, exceeded only by lung cancer. This year, it is expected that nearly 40-thousand women will die from this… Read more »

Sprouting Leaders in the Community

Sprouting Leaders in the Community

By: Laura Rodriguez Sprouting Leaders Foundation started as a collegiate outreach-mentoring program composed of student volunteers from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2012 at Little Village’s Daniel J…. Read more »

Why are the Holidays So Hazardous to Our Health?

Why are the Holidays So Hazardous to Our Health?

It’s a sad statistical fact: The holidays, from Christmas to New Year’s, are a treacherous time when it comes to our health. “There’s a spike in heart attacks and other… Read more »

Statement from Chicago Ebola Resource Network

Statement from Chicago Ebola Resource Network

A statement from the following members of the Chicago Ebola Resource Network: the Chicago Department of Public Health, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, Rush University Medical Center and… Read more »

Delgado helping to ‘Bridge The Gap’

Delgado helping to ‘Bridge The Gap’

Senator William Delgado (D-Chicago) joined U.S Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Representative Danny K. Davis at the UIC forum in Chicago to discuss disparities in health care access in Illinois…. Read more »

Astellas Teams Up With USA Rugby, Men’s Health Network to Encourage Chicagoans to Answer The Challenge for Better Health

Astellas Teams Up With USA Rugby, Men’s Health Network to Encourage Chicagoans to Answer The Challenge for Better Health

Astellas Pharma US, Inc., in partnership with USA Rugby and national patient advocacy organization Men’s Health Network, will offer free health screenings and education around the historic match between the… Read more »

Celebrate Halloween at Chicago Parks

Celebrate Halloween at Chicago Parks

The Chicago Park District hosts dozens of Halloween events in the parks. Offerings include several haunted houses, numerous pumpkin patches, movie screenings and much more. Call 312-742-PLAY for a complete… Read more »

‘Not one more victim’

‘Not one more victim’

By: Ashmar Mandou “Not one more victim,” chanted community members on October 18th during Mujeres Latinas en Acción’s annual march against domestic violence. Rain did not deter the crowd made… Read more »

‘Get out the Vote’

‘Get out the Vote’

By: Ashmar Mandou In an effort to increase Latino voters, the Illinois Latino Agenda hosted Tu Voz Marca la Diferencia: a “Get Out the Vote” Community Forum on Tuesday, Oct…. Read more »