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Smartphones Speed Up Blindness

Smartphones Speed Up Blindness

Blue light emitted from digital devices such as smartphones and laptops can accelerate blindness. According to a study from University of Toledo, repeated exposure to the blue light from smartphones,… Read more »

Saint Anthony Hospital, AMOpportunities to Teach Foreign-Trained Medical Students

Saint Anthony Hospital, AMOpportunities to Teach Foreign-Trained Medical Students

Saint Anthony Hospital has formed an innovative teaching affiliation with 2017 University of Chicago New Venture Challenge Winner, AMOpportunities, to provide international medical students hospital-based clinical rotations. The partnership establishes a new pipeline to address the growing need… Read more »

MacNeal Hospital Hosts Annual Health and Safety Fair

MacNeal Hospital Hosts Annual Health and Safety Fair

MacNeal Hospital invites the community to their 7th annual Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, Aug. 18th from 9 am to noon. Representatives from MacNeal Hospital and other community organizations… Read more »

CDPH Announces More Residents Receive HIV Care Compared to 2015

CDPH Announces More Residents Receive HIV Care Compared to 2015

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that so far this year, the city has served 1,814 people living with HIV in Chicago as the city continues to expand… Read more »

IDHS’ Helpline Launches New Features

IDHS’ Helpline Launches New Features

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) is launching new features on its Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances. The Helpline provides 24-hour access to individuals experiencing opioid use disorders,… Read more »

CCHHS Reminds Parents to Schedule Back to School Immunizations and Physicals

CCHHS Reminds Parents to Schedule Back to School Immunizations and Physicals

Summer vacation is coming to an end and the first day of school will be here before you know it. Physicians at the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS)… Read more »

LeadersUp Hosts Its 2nd Annual Hiring Fair

LeadersUp Hosts Its 2nd Annual Hiring Fair

Established in 2013, by Starbucks and forward-thinking business leaders, LeadersUp is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit and talent development accelerator, that works to address the burgeoning opportunity divide and national youth… Read more »

State Board Releases First-Ever Snapshot of Kindergarten Readiness

State Board Releases First-Ever Snapshot of Kindergarten Readiness

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released the first-ever statewide snapshot of kindergarten readiness in Illinois. The data cap off the first year of the state’s bold effort to… Read more »

Healthy Schools Campaign Celebrates 15 Years

Healthy Schools Campaign Celebrates 15 Years

Healthy Schools Campaign celebrated 15 years of service with more than 275 guests, representing Chicago’s civic, business, education, healthcare, philanthropic, school and grassroots communities at the annual Change for Good… Read more »

CPS Opens Eckersall Stadium

CPS Opens Eckersall Stadium

CPS cuts the ribbon on Eckersall Stadium and Athletic Fields, a premier athletic facility which will serve area schools and the Special Olympics. The sodded athletic facility was transformed to… Read more »