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One in Three May Take Meds that Cause Depression

One in Three May Take Meds that Cause Depression

A new study from University of Illinois at Chicago researchers suggests that more than one-third of U.S. adults may be using prescription medications that have the potential to cause depression… Read more »

Chicago Earns Gold Medal for Quality of Life

Chicago Earns Gold Medal for Quality of Life

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Commissioner Dr. Julie Morita accepted a Gold Medal award from the CityHealth initiative for implementing policies that improve the health, well-being and economic opportunity of residents. For… Read more »

Greater Chicago Food Depository Launch Roadmap to Reduce Food Insecurity

Greater Chicago Food Depository Launch Roadmap to Reduce Food Insecurity

Officials from the City of Chicago and the Greater Chicago Food Depository announced the launch of Forward Together: A Roadmap to Reduce Food Insecurity across the City of Chicago, which… Read more »

AMA Supports Modifying Family Leave Policies to be Inclusive of LGBTQ Workers

AMA Supports Modifying Family Leave Policies to be Inclusive of LGBTQ Workers

New policy adopted at the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Annual Meeting calls for inclusive family and medical leave policies to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) workers who… Read more »

Una de Cada Tres Personas Pueden Estar Tomando Medicinas que Causan Depresión

Una de Cada Tres Personas Pueden Estar Tomando Medicinas que Causan Depresión

Un nuevo estudio de los investigadores de la Universidad de Illinois en Chicago sugiere que más de una tercera parte de adultos en E.U. pueden estar usando medicinas recetadas que… Read more »

Mapa Vial de Greater Chicago Food Depository para Reducir la Inseguridad Alimentaria

Mapa Vial de Greater Chicago Food Depository para Reducir la Inseguridad Alimentaria

Funcionarios de la Ciudad de Chicago y Greater Chicago Food Depository anunciaron haber lanzado Forward Together: A Roadmap to Reduce Food Insecurity Across the City of Chicago [Avancemos Juntos: Mapa… Read more »

AMA Apoya Modificar las Políticas de Licencia Familiar para Incluir a Trabajadores LGBTQ

AMA Apoya Modificar las Políticas de Licencia Familiar para Incluir a Trabajadores LGBTQ

Nueva política adoptada en la junta anual de American Medical Association (AMA) convoca a políticas inclusivas de licencia familiar y médica para apoyar a trabajadores lesbianas, homosexuales, bisexuales, transgénero y… Read more »

Caregiver Stress: Relief, Acceptance and Empowerment

Caregiver Stress: Relief, Acceptance and Empowerment

The Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter’s educational program, Relief for the Stressed-Out Caregiver, will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Mather’s Café, 33 E. 83rd Street… Read more »

Addressing the Behavioral Health Crisis

Addressing the Behavioral Health Crisis

Norwegian American Hospital Foundation, the philanthropic arm devoted to raising funds for Norwegian American Hospital, will host its annual Power of Community benefit at the Union League Club of Chicago… Read more »

Men’s Health Month: Take Charge of Your Health

Men’s Health Month: Take Charge of Your Health

Men have a shorter overall life expectancy than women by approximately five percent (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Statistically, men are less likely to schedule preventive health screenings, tend… Read more »