On Thursday, May 18, 2017, from 6 - 8 p.m., the Worldwide Fistula Fund (WFF) hosts An Evening to Restore Dignity at The Cava Room of Moe’s Cantina, featuring raffle drawings, live music, food and cocktails to help end fistula and bring awareness to women needlessly suffering from treatable...
Alzheimer’s Association 10 Warning Signs Help Ensure Early Detection and Diagnosis Women are at the epicenter of Alzheimer’s disease. According to the 2019 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report, which was released recently, nearly two-thirds of the more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease are women. Additionally, women in their...
Problem Gambling Awareness Month is a national grassroots campaign led by the National Council on Problem Gambling to raise awareness about problem gambling. The Hoosier Lottery joins other lotteries, casinos, and responsible gaming councils across the United States in promoting this worthwhile cause. Know your game. Game odds are published...
The 34th Friends of Prentice Event Welcomed Over 450 Guests Friends of Prentice (FOP), a non-profit organization working in partnership with Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women’s Hospital to fund innovative and leading-edge research benefitting the lives of women, raised more than $750,000 at its 34th annual fundraising benefit, themed “An Evening in Oz.” The...
Starting August 1, a new dedicated helpline called the Lilly Diabetes Solution Center will assist people who need help paying for their insulin – such as those with lower incomes, the uninsured, and people in the deductible phase of their high-deductible insurance plans, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY)...
Methodist Hospitals will hold its annual Free Fall Community Health Fair. This year’s theme is “We Love Gary” and will offer free health screenings that include blood pressure testing, blood draws for sugar, cholesterol testing, free flu shots, CPR Demonstration, Stop The Bleed Training and Demonstration, HIV testing, and...
March is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month and a local child at the LaRabida Children’s Hospital located in Chicago’s South Shore community had good news to share about the staff at LaRabida. Sebastien is from the South Shore area. He has been impacted by cerebral palsy and receives care and...
Advocate Trinity Hospital celebrated National Volunteer Week on April 18 by honoring the hospital’s 55 volunteers at its annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. Over 60 guests attended, including Advocate Trinity’s longest serving volunteer Martha Wilson, 88, who has shared her time and talents with the hospital for 27 years. Also among...
Open enrollment is happening now until March 31.  Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment is a one-time opportunity, between January 1 and March 31 every year. If you have a Medicare Advantage Plan, you may switch from your current plan into another Advantage Plan or switch into Original Medicare and pick up...
If you're planning to cook with beef this Memorial Day weekend, be sure to check your product's label. About 62,000 pounds of raw beef products have been recalled due to possible E. coli contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Wednesday. The products were...