John Mengel, Vice President and General Manager at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor, is serving as chair of this year’s Northwest Indiana Heart Walks in Lake and Porter County. The American Heart Association is the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Heart Walk...
Mental Health America of Northwest Indiana (MHANWI) is training first responders to help reduce infant mortality with the Direct On Scene Education (DOSE) program. DOSE, is a program that teaches parents and caregivers how to safely put their baby to sleep to reduce the risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant...
On Sunday, September 11, to celebrate the 2016 National Day of Service & Remembrance, the First Ladies Health Initiative – a consortium of more than 160 pastors’ wives (First Ladies) from across the U.S. – will open the doors of nearly 50 houses of worship across greater Chicagoland to...
Following a nationwide executive search Advocate Trinity Hospital, part of Advocate Aurora Health, recently announced the selection of Rashard Johnson as president of both Advocate South Suburban Hospital, in Hazel Crest, IL, and Advocate Trinity Hospital, in Chicago. Johnson’s appointment–effective September 24–fills a key leadership role in Advocate Aurora’s South...
By Lisa Parro, health enews, a news service from Advocate Health Care Identical twins share a lot – a birthday and their DNA, for example. But when they share a placenta, they’re at risk for a rare but serious in utero complication called twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. That’s when one baby...
100% of Ticket Proceeds Fund Research and Treatment for People Living with Multiple Sclerosis CHICAGO – The Illinois Lottery today released its annual “MS Project'' scratch-off ticket, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Greater Illinois Chapter of the National MS Society. All proceeds from...
The exclusive partnership comes just in time to celebrate Black History Month. By Christina Santi, Ebony Zandra Cunningham, 18, has partnered with Target to sell her award-winning eponymous skincare line nationwide in celebration of Black History Month. According to Black News, Cunningham’s company, Zandra, focuses on social good and uses STEAM &...
By Lee Edwards, Chicago Crusader Dr. Jaafer Golzar leads a team of Advocate Trinity Hospital doctors responsible for saving over 120 patients from amputations of major lower extremities since 2014. He specializes in Interventional Cardiology along with “minimally invasive techniques to treat peripheral arterial disease, amputation prevention, carotid arterial disease...
With the national spotlight on social justice, three South Side healthcare providers, St. Bernard Hospital, Advocate Trinity Hospital and University of Chicago Medicine, along with community leaders, faith leaders, and a number of federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs) have joined forces to bring attention to the glaring healthcare disparities that...
Did you know that April is National Minority Health Month? Yes, it’s a thing! Back in April 1915, Dr. Booker T. Washington began advocating for “National Negro Health Week.” He reached out to local health departments, schools, churches, organizations, government entities and businesses in search of support for this initiative...