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Illinois Department of Public Health Launches Targeted Vaccination Effort to Help Prevent Outbreaks

Illinois Department of Public Health Launches Targeted Vaccination Effort to Help Prevent Outbreaks

In an effort to prevent hepatitis A outbreaks in Illinois, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is working with almost two dozen local health departments around the state to make… Read more »

Some Obvious And Not-So-Obvious Diet Tips To Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Some Obvious And Not-So-Obvious Diet Tips To Keep Your Teeth Healthy

You brush three times a day. You floss each night. But then, admit it, you down a soda or you snack on a candy bar, undoing all that hard work… Read more »

Are Colorful, Segmented Plates the Secret to Kids Eating More Fruits and Veggies?

Are Colorful, Segmented Plates the Secret to Kids Eating More Fruits and Veggies?

By: Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD, Founder According to a recent survey, many American children go days without eating a single vegetable! And sadly, statistics show that bad eating habits are affecting our… Read more »

Changes in Breakfast and Dinner Timings Can Reduce Body Fat

Changes in Breakfast and Dinner Timings Can Reduce Body Fat

Modest changes to breakfast and dinner times can reduce body fat, a new pilot study in the Journal of Nutritional Sciences reports. During a 10-week study on ‘time-restricted feeding’ (a… Read more »

Morton College to Launch Student Emergency Fund Program

Morton College to Launch Student Emergency Fund Program

Morton College has additional resources to help students weather financial emergencies. Students can apply for small grants to help cover expenses just beyond their means, which allows them to quickly… Read more »

One Hope United Helps Parents with Head Start Program

One Hope United Helps Parents with Head Start Program

Chicago families may not realize they’re eligible for federal Head Start programming which could help make the decision to send their child (or children) to quality Early Learning Centers like One… Read more »

Attorney General Madigan ‘Secretary DeVos puts predatory for-profit schools ahead of defrauded students’

Attorney General Madigan ‘Secretary DeVos puts predatory for-profit schools ahead of defrauded students’

Attorney General Lisa Madigan criticized the U.S. Department of Education (Department) and Secretary Betsy DeVos for putting the interests of predatory for-profit schools ahead of students.  Madigan and 19 other attorneys general submitted comments to the Department… Read more »

Three CPS Schools Welcome Mandarin Exchange Teachers through State Department Program Suder Montessori Magnet, Moos Elementary, LaSalle Language Academy

Three CPS Schools Welcome Mandarin Exchange Teachers through State Department Program Suder Montessori Magnet, Moos Elementary, LaSalle Language Academy

Suder Montessori Magnet School, Moos Elementary, and LaSalle Language Academy have participated in a nation-wide competition to host a Teachers of Critical Language Program (TCLP) teacher and are three of… Read more »

No Password Necessary to Get into this Prohibition-style Sports Pub in Cicero

No Password Necessary to Get into this Prohibition-style Sports Pub in Cicero

In recent years, speakeasy style sports bars with a Prohibition-style décor, have experienced a rebirth in big cities such as San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York — and the trend… Read more »

New Nielsen Report Examines the Impact of Digital Technologies on the Lives of Latinx Consumers

New Nielsen Report Examines the Impact of Digital Technologies on the Lives of Latinx Consumers

Nielsen released Descubrimiento Digital: The Online Lives of Latinx Consumers, the second report in the company’s 2018 three-part diverse intelligence series focusing on the adoption and influence of multicultural consumers… Read more »