Sunday, January 24, 2021
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 reported 8,256 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 179 additional deaths. In Cook County the deaths by gender and age range included one female, 40s; three males, 40s; three males, 50s;...
By Patrick Forrest Community Hospital is one of five healthcare facilities in Indi­ana to receive the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine next month, according to Indiana State Depart­ment of Health officials. The an­nouncement comes as the nation and Northwest Indiana prepare for a Thanksgiving likely to be unlike...
Crusader Staff Report Loretto Hospital will offer free mammograms during October for uninsured or underinsured West Side residents. The free 2D and 3D tomosynthesis mammograms is offered for residents of Chicago’s Austin neighborhood and those in the surrounding communities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Black women and white...
More than 75 percent of children dying from covid-19 are minorities, a finding that echoes disproportionate death rates among adults By William Wan, Washington Post The coronavirus is killing Hispanic, Black and American Indian children at much higher numbers than their White peers, according to federal statistics released Tuesday. The numbers —...
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, that 740 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 69,975 the total number of Indiana residents known to...
At least 150,000 Americans have died of the coronavirus since the U.S. began keeping count, and the number continues to rise. By Ja'han Jones, Huff Post At least 150,000 people in the United States have now died of the coronavirus, according to Johns Hopkins University. The grim milestone comes months after...
ABC7 News More than 75 different hand sanitizers are now being recalled because they've tested positive for a toxic chemical called methanol, or wood alcohol. The Food and Drug Administration expanded its list of hand sanitizers with methanol contamination this week. The FDA said the substance can be toxic when absorbed through...
Nonprofit Group Providing Education and Information on Clinical Research and its Role in the Development of New Treatments and Vaccines A unique clinical research education event produced by the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) and supported by local research teams, advocacy groups and a consortium...
The men's grooming brand is providing crucial health resources to Black men and women in need. By Shalwah Evans, ESSENCE Bevel, the grooming brand specializing in products tailored for the textured hair and melanin-rich skin of Black men, will be providing free mental health services to several people in the Black...
Coalition of Baptist churches, 2 businesses files suit against abortion coverage requirement By REBECCA ANZEL Capitol News Illinois ranzel@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — Insurance provisions of Illinois’ reproductive health care law violates residents’ religious freedoms, a coalition of Baptist churches and two state businesses allege in a circuit court lawsuit filed Wednesday. The Reproductive Health Act,...