ACCESS Blue Island Family Health Center invites the entire community to stop by its Summer Community Health Fair at 13000 Maple Ave., Blue Island, Illinois, on Saturday, July 23rd, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ACCESS invites community members to learn more about the resources in the community and...
Zika National Week of Action, June 20-26 As the official beginning of summer has arrived, The Gary Health Department joins the Zika National Week of Action, June 20-26, 2016 and reminds citizens of simple steps to take to protect themselves from mosquito born viruses. Gary Health Commissioner Roland Walker says, “Currently, most...
Patients at risk for blood clots and prescribed anticoagulation (blood thinning) therapy by their physician can benefit from services provided through St. Mary Medical Center’s Anticoagulation Clinic. Located on the hospital’s main floor, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., West Entrance, the clinical pharmacy staff of the St. Mary Medical...
In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, Secretary of State Connie Lawson urged citizens to value and protect Indiana’s seniors by reporting possible abuse. “Although elder abuse comes in many forms – physical, financial, emotional, neglect or abandonment – often several types of abuse will be...
Gamma Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will host an Alzheimer’s Community seminar from 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Monday, June 20 at Methodist Hospitals Northlake. Alzheimer's disease is one of the fastest growing health challenges among African Americans. The purpose of the seminar is...
Methodist Hospitals is offering a Saturday Morning of Screenings and a Smoothie to promote good health and the beginning of summer. Screenings will include free blood pressure screenings, body mass index and lab work. Labs will include blood glucose, cholesterol, and PSA for men. A 12 hour fast is...
Concordia University Chicago’s Center for Gerontology will host a lecture by June Andrews, Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom Stirling University, Scotland. The event will be held on Tuesday, June 28, at 2 p.m., in Christopher Center, Room 200 on the University’s main campus...
Advocate Health Care and JPMorgan Chase recently commemorated a successful Phase One of the Healthcare Workforce Collaborative, a health care-focused, skills-based training initiative designed to connect Chicagoland’s underemployed and unemployed residents with high-quality, in-demand jobs. Congresswoman Robin Kelly joined Advocate Health Care and JPMorgan Chase executives and other corporate...
Strack & Van Til recently put an exclamation point on an important campaign that ran during the month of April to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at all Strack & Van Til, Ultra Foods and Town and Country stores. Leaders from St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Miller Coors and...
UnitedHealthcare invited African-American seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries to the A Better You events in Chicago on May 20 and 21 in the Chicago Theological Seminary. The events kicked off the initiative nationwide. Participants had the opportunity to hear from Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, of Trinity UCC, who provided guidance to achieve...