Category: Population Health
Illinois does well when it comes to seniors exercising, experiencing less mental stress and having fewer falls, but has work to do on cancer screenings, fighting obesity and pneumonia shots, according to an annual report released Tuesday by the United Health Foundation.
The Senate’s Health Committee approved a wide-ranging proposal Tuesday afternoon that its sponsor called an omnibus to address the maternal health crisis.
U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville, said Thursday she’s optimistic about gaining traction on a legislative package aimed at addressing the high number of pregnancy-related deaths among Black women.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, the Chicago Community Trust, along with the United Way of Metro Chicago and other giving entities, went into rapid response mode.Read More
Gov. JB Pritzker officially launched Monday a state navigator program aimed to boost vaccine access to low-income and vulnerable communities, as well as to connect residents to assistance programs.