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Museum of Science and Industry Hosts Kids and COVID-19 Livestream Event

Museum of Science and Industry Hosts Kids and COVID-19 Livestream Event

Parents and caregivers are invited to hear about kids and the COVID-19 vaccine from two experts in a free virtual Q&A on Thursday, Aug. 5th, from noon to 1p.m. Public… Read more »

CDPH Tracking Increase in Legionnaires’ Disease Cases in July

CDPH Tracking Increase in Legionnaires’ Disease Cases in July

The Chicago Department of Public Health reported an increase in cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the city this month. In the first three weeks of July (1-21), 49 cases of… Read more »

Alzheimer’s and Summer

Alzheimer’s and Summer

Summer is revered for its fun-filled, adventure seeking nature. It’s a time when people head outdoors or take on new, fun activities that they may have been waiting for since… Read more »

El Gobernador Pritzker Firma un Paquete de Legislación que Promueve los Derechos LGBTQ+

El Gobernador Pritzker Firma un Paquete de Legislación que Promueve los Derechos LGBTQ+

El Gobernador Pritzker firmó un paquete de legislación promoviendo los derechos de la comunidad LGBTQ+ en Illinois. Las cuatro legislaciones amplían la cobertura del tratamiento de infertilidad para parejas del… Read more »

El Museo de Ciencias e Industria Recibe a los Niños y al Evento de Transmisión en Vivo COVID-19

El Museo de Ciencias e Industria Recibe a los Niños y al Evento de Transmisión en Vivo COVID-19

Se invita a padres y cuidadores a escuchar sobre los niños y la vacuna del COVID-19 de boca de dos expertos, en una sesión de preguntas y respuestas virtual, el… Read more »

Según Rastreo de CDPH Aumentan los Casos de la Enfermedad del Legionario en Julio

Según Rastreo de CDPH Aumentan los Casos de la Enfermedad del Legionario en Julio

El Departamento de Salud Pública de Chicago reportó un aumento en casos de la enfermedad del Legionario en la ciudad este mes. En las primeras tres semanas de julio (1-21),… Read more »

Public Health Officials Warn Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Sunny Crunch Salad

Public Health Officials Warn Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Sunny Crunch Salad

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is working with local health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate… Read more »

Local Leaders Celebrate Expansion of Health Coverage

Local Leaders Celebrate Expansion of Health Coverage

A socially distanced press conference to highlight the inclusion of the Healthy Illinois for All bill in the Budget Implementation Plan (BIMP) took place on Tuesday at the Alivio Medical… Read more »

Fasting Lowers Blood Pressure by Reshaping the Gut Microbiota

Fasting Lowers Blood Pressure by Reshaping the Gut Microbiota

Nearly half of adults in the United States have hypertension, a condition that raises the risk for heart disease and stroke, which are leading causes of death in the U…. Read more »

Five-Minute Breathing Workout Lowers Blood Pressure as Much as Exercise, Drugs

Five-Minute Breathing Workout Lowers Blood Pressure as Much as Exercise, Drugs

Working out just five minutes daily via a practice described as “strength training for your breathing muscles” lowers blood pressure and improves some measures of vascular health as well as,… Read more »