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Self-Care Starts With Self-Worth: Simple Steps to Maintain Mental and Emotional Equanimity

Self-Care Starts With Self-Worth: Simple Steps to Maintain Mental and Emotional Equanimity

“How we take care of ourselves directly correlates to the way we value ourselves, our self-worth,” says Anne Ockene Boudreau, author of the new book, “A Human Mosaic: Heal, Renew,… Read more »

Healthy Eating Behaviors in Childhood May Reduce Adult Obesity

Healthy Eating Behaviors in Childhood May Reduce Adult Obesity

How children are fed may be just as important as what they are fed, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association, “Caregiver Influences on Eating Behaviors… Read more »

Coping Amid COVID-19

Coping Amid COVID-19

By: Ashmar Mandou A recent mental health poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that “nearly 45 percent of adults across the United States say that worry and stress related… Read more »

Lidiando en Medio de COVID-19

Lidiando en Medio de COVID-19

Por: Ashmar Mandou Una encuesta reciente de salud mental realizada por la Kaiser Family Foundation encontró que “casi el 45 por ciento de los adultos en los Estados Unidos dicen… Read more »

SINAI HEALTH SYSTEM RESUMES ELECTIVE PROCEDURES AND APPOINTMENTS MAY 11th

SINAI HEALTH SYSTEM RESUMES ELECTIVE PROCEDURES AND APPOINTMENTS MAY 11th

Sinai Health System is gradually resuming semi-urgent and elective inpatient and outpatient procedures and appointments starting Monday, May 11th, following guidelines from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The… Read more »

Illinois DCFS thanks foster parents during Foster Parent Appreciation Month

Illinois DCFS thanks foster parents during Foster Parent Appreciation Month

May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month in Illinois, a time to thank the thousands of foster families across the state that have opened their homes to provide a temporary safe… Read more »

Why Lighting Up and COVID-19 Don’t Mix

Why Lighting Up and COVID-19 Don’t Mix

By: American Heart Association News As evidence continues to grow that people who smoke are at greater risk of dying from COVID-19, health professionals are turning to a familiar message… Read more »

YMCA of Metro Chicago Launches Emergency Child Care for Essential Workers in Pilsen, Little Village, and Brighton Park

YMCA of Metro Chicago Launches Emergency Child Care for Essential Workers in Pilsen, Little Village, and Brighton Park

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago announced a collaboration with Instituto del Progreso Latino and members of the Y’s Board of Managers to provide emergency child care services at no cost… Read more »

Norwegian American Hospital Launches New COVID-19 Screening, Testing

Norwegian American Hospital Launches New COVID-19 Screening, Testing

Responding to the disproportionate number of COVID-19 infections and related deaths in underserved communities with high minority populations, the Governor’s office, Norwegian American Hospital (Norwegian), Rincon Family Services (Rincon) and… Read more »

Chicken Soup for the Human Soul While Taking a Beating from COVID-19

Chicken Soup for the Human Soul While Taking a Beating from COVID-19

Tips to Support the Healthcare Workers in the Thick of a Pandemic Our healthcare providers are on the front lines of a war against something we cannot see with the… Read more »