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Award-Winning Murder in the Woods to Premiere at Chicago Latino Film Festival

Award-Winning Murder in the Woods to Premiere at Chicago Latino Film Festival

The award-winning horror/slasher film Murder in the Woods, directed and produced by Mexican filmmaker Luis Iga starring José Julián (A Better Life) and featuring distinguished actor Danny Trejo (Machete) has… Read more »

Rincón Médico: La Salud del Corazón

Rincón Médico: La Salud del Corazón

Por: Ashmar Mandou En febrero no solo celebramos el Día de San Valentín, sino que celebramos también el Mes Nacional del Corazón para elevar la concientización entre la población de… Read more »

Youth Cigarette Use Reaches All-Time Low

Youth Cigarette Use Reaches All-Time Low

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that Chicago’s teen youth smoking rate has hit another all-time low, according to a new Healthy Chicago report. In 2017, only six… Read more »

Time to Brush Up: A Lifetime of Great Dental Health Must Start Early

Time to Brush Up: A Lifetime of Great Dental Health Must Start Early

By Dr. Kwame Foucher, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare of Illinois Edited by Lawndale Bilingual Newspaper Maintaining proper oral health matters more than just keeping a sparkling smile – it’s also… Read more »

Policy Experts to Develop Youth Quality of Life Index and Scorecard

Policy Experts to Develop Youth Quality of Life Index and Scorecard

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was joined by policy experts and researchers, city departments and sister agencies to announce the Youth Quality of Life Index and Scorecard, a first-of-its-kind measurement of Chicago’s… Read more »

Rep. Mah Pushes to Protect Veterans, Increase Disease Reporting Requirements

Rep. Mah Pushes to Protect Veterans, Increase Disease Reporting Requirements

With outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease since 2015 resulting in the deaths of 12 residents at the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy, IL, State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, is supporting a… Read more »

What are the best foods to fight aging?

What are the best foods to fight aging?

Eat well for a long and healthy life – that’s a mantra that we’re all familiar with, but what are the best foods to help us achieve that goal? In… Read more »

Triton College Kindergarten Open House and Registration

Triton College Kindergarten Open House and Registration

Triton College’s Kindergarten Program will host an open house for the 2018-2019 school year from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15th. Parents will have the opportunity to meet the teachers… Read more »

Pre-School Years Are a Prime Time for Learning

Pre-School Years Are a Prime Time for Learning

Much of the discussion about education focuses on the K-12 years, but some early childhood education experts suggest serious learning can start even earlier and pay dividends for the child… Read more »

High School Students Network Their Way to Success with Support from Exelon Mentors

High School Students Network Their Way to Success with Support from Exelon Mentors

Stay in School UIC Networking Scavenger Hunt empowers citywide youth to build a network, envision college, and graduate high school January is National Mentorship Month, and over the weekend, Exelon… Read more »