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First Mosquitoes Testing Positive for West Nile Virus Reported

First Mosquitoes Testing Positive for West Nile Virus Reported

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Illinois for 2019.  DuPage County Health Department staff collected the… Read more »

Heavily Processed Foods Cause Overeating and Weight Gain, Study Finds

Heavily Processed Foods Cause Overeating and Weight Gain, Study Finds

People eating ultra-processed foods ate more calories and gained more weight than when they ate a minimally processed diet, according to results from a National Institutes of Health study. The… Read more »

Medical Home Network’s Award-Winning ACO Will Continue to Serve Chicago-Area Safety Net Patients through 2021

Medical Home Network’s Award-Winning ACO Will Continue to Serve Chicago-Area Safety Net Patients through 2021

Cook County Health extended its contract with Medical Home Network’s Accountable Care Organization (MHN ACO) to provide high-quality managed health care to approximately 120,000 Medicaid patients, MHN ACO announced. The… Read more »

City Leaders Urge Illinois General Assembly to Pass Reproductive Health Act of 2019

City Leaders Urge Illinois General Assembly to Pass Reproductive Health Act of 2019

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, City Clerk Valencia, City Treasurer Conyears-Ervin, and aldermen from across Chicago today called on members of the Illinois General Assembly to pass the… Read more »

Anxiety Might Be Alleviated by Regulating Gut Bacteria

Anxiety Might Be Alleviated by Regulating Gut Bacteria

Review of studies suggests a potentially useful link between gut bacteria and mental disorders. People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in… Read more »

Natural Compound Found in Broccoli Reawakens the Function of Potent Tumor Suppressor

Natural Compound Found in Broccoli Reawakens the Function of Potent Tumor Suppressor

Your mother was right; broccoli is good for you. Long associated with decreased risk of cancer, broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables — the family of plants that also includes cauliflower,… Read more »

ACO, Ganadora de un Premio de Medical Home Network, Continuará Atendiendo a los Pacientes de la Red de Seguridad del Area de Chicago Hasta 2021

ACO, Ganadora de un Premio de Medical Home Network, Continuará Atendiendo a los Pacientes de la Red de Seguridad del Area de Chicago Hasta 2021

Cook County Health extendió su contrato con Medical Home Network’s Accountable Care Organization (MHN ACO) para proveer cuidado de salud de alta calidad a aproximadamaente 120,000 pacientes de Medicaid, anunció… Read more »

Líderes de la Ciudad Exhortan a la Asamblea General de Illinois a Aprobar el Acta de Salud Reproductiva del 2019

Líderes de la Ciudad Exhortan a la Asamblea General de Illinois a Aprobar el Acta de Salud Reproductiva del 2019

Por: Ashmar Mandou La Alcaldesa Lori E. Lightfoot, la Secretaria Valencia, el Tesorero de la Ciudad Conyears-Ervin y concejales de todo Chicago pidieron hoy a todos los miembros de la… Read more »

La Ansiedad Podría Aliviarse Regulando las Bacterias Intestinales

La Ansiedad Podría Aliviarse Regulando las Bacterias Intestinales

La revisión de estudios sugiere un enlace potencialmente útil entre la bacteria intestinal y los desórdenes mentales. La gente que experimenta síntomas de ansiedad puede sentirse aliviada dando unos pasos… Read more »

Compuesto Natural que se Encuentra en el Brócoli Reaviva la Función de un Potente Supresor de Tumores

Compuesto Natural que se Encuentra en el Brócoli Reaviva la Función de un Potente Supresor de Tumores

Tu mamá tenía rezón: el brócoli es bueno para ti. Por mucho tiempo asociado con la disminución del riesgo de cáncer, el brócoli y otros vegetales crucíferos – familia de… Read more »