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Gov. Pritzker Declares Gun Violence a Public Health Crisis

Gov. Pritzker Declares Gun Violence a Public Health Crisis

Joined by legislators, stakeholders, and community leaders, Governor JB Pritzker declared gun violence a public health crisis and announced support for a $250 million state investment over the next three… Read more »

Even mild physical activity immediately improves memory function

Even mild physical activity immediately improves memory function

People who include a little yoga or tai chi in their day may be more likely to remember where they put their keys. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine… Read more »

Healthcare and Clinical Professionals Urged to Increase Women of Color Representation in Clinical Trials

Healthcare and Clinical Professionals Urged to Increase Women of Color Representation in Clinical Trials

Women of color are severely underrepresented in clinical trials, missing out on potentially lifesaving treatment. This could also potentially lead to less inclusive and definitive research findings. As a result,… Read more »

El Gob. Priztker Declara la Violencia Armada Crisis de Salud Pública

El Gob. Priztker Declara la Violencia Armada Crisis de Salud Pública

Junto con legisladores, partes interesadas y líderes comunitarios, el Gobernador JB Pritzker declaró la violencia armada una crisis de salud pública y anunció apoyo a una inversión de $250 millones… Read more »

Incluso una Actividad Física Leve Mejora Inmediatamente la Función de la Memoria

Incluso una Actividad Física Leve Mejora Inmediatamente la Función de la Memoria

La persona que incluye un poco de yoga o tai chi en su día es más probable que recuerde mejor donde puso sus llaves. Investigadores de la Universidad de California,… Read more »

Se Exhorta a Profesionales Sanitarios Clínicos a Aumentar la Representación de Mujeres de Color en los Ensayos Clínicos

Se Exhorta a Profesionales Sanitarios Clínicos a Aumentar la Representación de Mujeres de Color en los Ensayos Clínicos

Las mujeres de color están severamente sub-representadas en los ensayos clínicos, por lo que se pierden un tratamiento que podría salvarles la vida. Esto también podría conducir a resultados de… Read more »

Senators Fine and Villa Advocate for Mental Health Workforce

Senators Fine and Villa Advocate for Mental Health Workforce

State Senators Laura Fine (D-Glenview) and Karina Villa (D-West Chicago) led a hearing of the Senate Behavioral and Mental Health Committee on Friday to listen to testimony regarding mental and… Read more »

Illinois’ Family First Prevention Plan Approved by US Department of Health and Human Services

Illinois’ Family First Prevention Plan Approved by US Department of Health and Human Services

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) announced the approval of its Family First Title IV-E Prevention Plan by the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Children’s… Read more »

CDPH Begins Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses

CDPH Begins Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) this week began offering COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to all eligible Chicagoans. Pfizer and J&J booster doses will be offered at all CDPH… Read more »

Las Senadoras Fine y Villa Abogan por la Fuerza Laboral de Salud Mental

Las Senadoras Fine y Villa Abogan por la Fuerza Laboral de Salud Mental

State Senators Laura Fine (D-Glenview) and Karina Villa (D-West Chicago) led a hearing of the Senate Behavioral and Mental Health Committee on Friday to listen to testimony regarding mental and… Read more »