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What Younger Adults Can Do to Lower Risk of Early Dementia

What Younger Adults Can Do to Lower Risk of Early Dementia

It’s not Alzheimer’s disease, but it causes dementia. Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) strikes in the prime of life, generally between the ages of 45 and 65. Also known as frontotemporal… Read more »

Rebuild Foundation Receives Grant to Help Fight HIV, AIDS Across Chicago

Rebuild Foundation Receives Grant to Help Fight HIV, AIDS Across Chicago

Rebuild Foundation, an arts, education and cultural development organization committed to transforming urban communities, announced that it will launch a year of programming dedicated to supporting the AIDS fight with… Read more »

First Pediatric Flu-Related Death of Season Reported in Chicago

First Pediatric Flu-Related Death of Season Reported in Chicago

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is reporting the first flu-related pediatric death of the 2019-20 flu season in Chicago and Illinois. Overall, influenza activity is high and at its… Read more »

Esperanza Health Centers Among Nationwide Winners for Challenge

Esperanza Health Centers Among Nationwide Winners for Challenge

Esperanza Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center that operates four primary care clinics on Chicago’s Southwest Side, was recently named a 2019 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge winner by… Read more »

‘Best Babies Zone’ Initiative Set to Combat Infant Mortality

‘Best Babies Zone’ Initiative Set to Combat Infant Mortality

By: Ashmar Mandou In an effort to combat maternal and infant mortality plaguing low-income communities, East Garfield Park has joined the Best Babies Zone (BBZ) Initiative to address racial disparities… Read more »

Study Finds Dopamine, Biological Clock Link to Snacking, Overeating and Obesity

Study Finds Dopamine, Biological Clock Link to Snacking, Overeating and Obesity

During the years 1976 through 1980, 15 percent of U.S. adults were obese. Today, about 40 percent of adults are obese. Another 33 percent are overweight. Coinciding with this increase… Read more »

Saint Anthony Hospital Continues to Excel as a Top Performing Hospital

Saint Anthony Hospital Continues to Excel as a Top Performing Hospital

At a time when community hospitals are faced with limited resources and financial strains, Saint Anthony Hospital continues to excel in delivering high quality of care to patients from Chicago’s… Read more »

Norwegian Welcomes 2020 Baby

Norwegian Welcomes 2020 Baby

Norwegian American Hospital welcomed the first baby of 2020, Javier Eddie Rivera born on January 3rd, 2020 at 7p.m., weighting six pounds and three ounces, 18 inches long. The proud… Read more »

Don’t Let Cold and Flu Season Knock You Down; Try These Natural Remedies

Don’t Let Cold and Flu Season Knock You Down; Try These Natural Remedies

Cold and flu season are upon us, that time of year when body aches, fever, chills and nasal congestion combine and can stop you in your tracks, leaving you bedridden for days…. Read more »

Gov. Pritzker Announces Appointments to the Illinois State Board of Health

Gov. Pritzker Announces Appointments to the Illinois State Board of Health

Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration: Patricia Canessa will serve on the Illinois State Board… Read more »