Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network and Malcolm X College are partnering on a new community development project in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood aimed at providing training programs for healthcare careers, the organizations announced Wednesday.
Author: Ryan Voyles
Illinois pediatric hospitals are seeing spikes in emergency room visits, with health officials joining together Wednesday to ask parents to call doctors about non-life-threatening illnesses before bringing children to the emergency room.
Negotiations on overhauling how long-term care facilities are paid are ongoing, stakeholders told a joint hearing of four House committees Wednesday.
Rosalind Franklin University collaborates with Aptinyx to research new therapeutics for brain diseases
Sep 22, 2021 | Press Releases
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is announcing a research collaboration with Aptinyx, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, to support the development of new therapeutics for brain and central nervous system disorders.Read More
Lurie Children’s Hospital, Communities United finalist for $20 million grant to address racial inequities
Lurie Children’s Hospital and Communities United are among 10 global finalists for up to $20 million in grant funding to address racial inequities.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined nearly two dozen colleagues Tuesday urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a Mississippi plan that prohibits abortion at 15 weeks with few exceptions, even in cases of rape or incest.
Chicago’s top doctor said Tuesday the city continues to see positive trends in its COVID-19 metrics.
Cook County officials launched a new ad campaign Monday aimed at addressing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.
Gov. JB Pritzker has reached an agreement with a labor union representing 260 employees at the state’s Department of Corrections and Department of Juvenile Justice on a COVID-19 vaccine requirement. It's the first agreement of its kind since the governor issued a mandate for certain workers in the state.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday unveiled her $16.7 billion pandemic "recovery budget" for the coming year, including plans to spend about $1.9 billion in federal COVID-19 relief funds.
Building resilience among individuals is one of the most effective ways to help individuals address trauma caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressors, a panel of experts said at a recent virtual event hosted by CommunityHealth and the Health Care Council of Chicago.
Five Illinois organizations are receiving $2.6 million a year to expand access to medication-assisted treatment for people with opioid use disorder.