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,...
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Former First Lady Michelle Obama has shared a message of support for health care workers in Chicago in a one-and-a-half minute audio message distributed to 18 hospitals and three local nurses unions.  The  South Side native acknowledged the extreme challenges health care workers are facing, thanked them for their hard work...
Pritzker calls on local officials to help enforce stay-at-home order By BEN ORNER Capitol News Illinois borner@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Sunday reported the state’s highest one-day total of COVID-19 tests with 19,417 completed in the past 24 hours. For more than a week, the state has met its...
Study ranks Gary 123 out of 127 Indiana cities Crusader Staff Report Gary residents are getting more sleep during the coronavirus pandemic, but the city ranks at the bottom compared to most Indiana cities, according to a survey by Sleepopolis, an online publication that aims to improve the quality of Zs...
The United Health Foundation is donating $500,000 to the University of Chicago Medicine to support expanded COVID-19 testing for underserved communities. The financial support will allow UChicago Medicine and the South Side Healthcare Collaborative community health partners to expand testing to up to 1,000 residents a day on the...
Study is first step in knowing whether antibodies from those who have recovered from coronavirus disease can help others who are seriously ill The University of Chicago Medicine is launching a clinical trial to study whether blood plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 can be used to treat...
A Texas medical professional created a new standard for PPE By Blue Telusma, The Grio N-95 model face masks have been in high demand during the coronavirus pandemic, but thanks to a Black chief executive nurse at the University of Texas Health System, a new and even more efficient model is...