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Alderman Cardenas Hosts Largest Clean and Green on Southside

Alderman Cardenas Hosts Largest Clean and Green on Southside

On Earth Day (Saturday, April 22) the City of Chicago will hold a city-wide “Clean and Green” to promote environmental and neighborhood stewardship. As Chairman of the City’s Committee on… Read more »

New Eats in Chicago

New Eats in Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou One of the greatest aspects of Chicago is its culinary scene and this week two mom and pop shops opened up dishing up savory meals for residents… Read more »

Adopt-a-Beach Program Springs into Action for 2017 Beach Season

Adopt-a-Beach Program Springs into Action for 2017 Beach Season

As spring finally begins to appear around the Great Lakes, volunteers are heading out to beaches for a spring cleaning. The Alliance for the Great Lakes’ Adopt-a-Beach program mobilizes thousands… Read more »

Reassessment Notices Mailed to Bremen Township Taxpayers

Reassessment Notices Mailed to Bremen Township Taxpayers

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios has announced that reassessment notices have been mailed to nearly 33,000 single-family and 6,000 condominium homeowners in Bremen Township. Reassessment notices contain proposed values for… Read more »

Community Groups Call for Labor Stoppage on May Day

Community Groups Call for Labor Stoppage on May Day

By: Ashmar Mandou On Monday morning, members of Chicago Community and Workers Rights, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos, Domestic Worker and Day Labor Center of Chicago, Chicago Workers Collaborative, Raise the… Read more »

Zika Found in Common Backyard Mosquito

Zika Found in Common Backyard Mosquito

A common backyard mosquito can be infected with the Zika virus and it may pass the virus along in its eggs, researchers reported Friday. The findings add to worries that… Read more »

New Method May Predict Who Will Respond to Lithium Treatment

New Method May Predict Who Will Respond to Lithium Treatment

For nearly 30 percent of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder (BPD) who take lithium, the medication is an effective treatment for both mania and depression. But for the remaining 70… Read more »

Keeps Kids Healthy

Keeps Kids Healthy

Get Them Fit, Not Fat Here are some tips from the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress for moms and dads who want to keep their sons and daughters health and active:… Read more »

Study Explores Links Between Autism and Schizophrenia

Study Explores Links Between Autism and Schizophrenia

For many years, mental health researchers have noted that social difficulties and shyness among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often resemble symptoms of social withdrawal, a trait of schizophrenia…. Read more »

Seeking Church, Community Organizations to Help Spread Breast Cancer Awareness to Women of Color

Seeking Church, Community Organizations to Help Spread Breast Cancer Awareness to Women of Color

Did you know that more African-American and Hispanic women die from breast cancer than white women, even though more white women are diagnosed with the disease? Pin-A-Sister™/Examínate Comadre™, an initiative… Read more »