Illinois’ rate of new lung cancer cases remains higher than the national average, though it has improved in recent years, according to the American Lung Association’s State of Lung Cancer report released Tuesday.
Author: Ryan Voyles
O’Fallon Surgical Center plans to add spine surgery to its services, according to a recent application with the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, is praising the federal government for identifying hospitals and health systems that work to improve safety for mothers and their children.
For the second time in four months, union workers at Ascension Saint Joseph - Joliet plan to strike over concerns about unfair labor practices.
A proposal to improve the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation’s ability to process healthcare licenses is heading to Gov. JB Pritzker after unanimously passing the General Assembly last week.
Dr. Allison Arwady, the former public health commissioner for Chicago, will join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s efforts to address the nationwide increase in overdoses and suicides.
Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson said Monday he has chosen Dr. Olusimbo “Simbo” Ige as the next commissioner for the Department of Public Health.
A new $10.4 million biopharma hub in Chicago hopes to help academic inventors translate their research into commercial products.
Illinois’ top doctor on Wednesday urged residents to get their COVID-19 and flu vaccines, saying it is vital to protect loved ones from another potential ‘tripledemic’ of COVID-19, flu and RSV.
A House committee signed off Wednesday on a measure that looks to improve the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation’s ability to process healthcare licenses.
The Chicago City Council tabled a plan on Tuesday intended to greatly expand paid leave for workers.
The number of pediatric emergency department visits for firearm injuries doubled during the pandemic, according to a report released this week by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
The city of Chicago will receive $336 million in federal funds over the next three years to replace up to 30,000 lead pipes that deliver water to homes, the state’s two Democratic senators announced last week.
The Department of Public Health has launched a phone line to provide clinical consultation for providers and address an increase in congenital syphilis cases among Illinois newborns.
A project led by the University of Illinois Chicago will receive $5 million in federal funds to improve care and research on epilepsy, brain tumors and neurological disorders.