Men's Health Week: Virtual Fair, Free In-Person ScreeningsThe Near North Health Service Corporation is having its 26th annual Men's Health Fair.
CPS: No Plans To Close Schools For Now, Despite Coronavirus ConcernsThere's a hotline setup for the Vaughn community and plans are in place to provide food boxes for Vaughn families. The boxes will have enough food for three days and will be available at the CPS warehouse beginning Wednesday, according to Jackson. She added that CPS will provide food delivery for those who are "challenged for transportation."
Walgreens Starts 2020 Like It Finished 2019 - On A Sour NoteWalgreens is trying a number of different partnerships to draw more people into its stores. It is adding health care services and testing primary care clinics in some markets.
New Plan Aims To End HIV In Illinois By The Year 2030A new plan has been introduced that aims to end HIV in Illinois by the year 2030.
Cook County Named Most Vulnerable Place In U.S. For Measles Outbreak; 'It's Going To Get Nasty'A new study in the medical journal "The Lancet" ranks Cook County as the most vulnerable place in the country for an outbreak.
Meatsplainer: How New Plant-Based Burgers Compare To BeefProtein content is about the same, while other nutrients vary. Some may like that the plant-based patties have fiber, but dislike that they're higher in sodium.
CVS Spreads Same-Day Prescription Deliveries To 36 StatesRival Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. also offers same-day deliveries in major cities and plans to expand this year. It has a partnership with FedEx Corp. to provide next-day deliveries as well.
Indiana University Mumps Outbreak Grows To 6 Student CasesThe university and health officials are offering free vaccinations to anyone who came in close contact with those with the illness, which most often occurs in children and teens at schools and dormitories.
States Renew Push For Taxes On Sugary DrinksA penny-per-ounce tax in Cook County, Illinois, was repealed in 2017 following lawsuits, a warning that millions in federal food stamp benefits could be lost and complaints by store owners about plummeting sales.
New Exercise Guidelines: Move More, Sit Less, Start YoungerExercise doesn't have to be all at once or very hard. Even little things like taking the stairs instead of an elevator help.
Popular Keto Low-Carb Diet Could Have Long-Term Consequences, New Studies Reveal
Obesity Rates Now Top 35 Percent In Seven StatesObesity's impact is most serious in communities where access to healthy foods and regular physical activity is limited.
Baby Poop 'Cocktail' May Help Fight Cancer, Researchers ClaimA team of scientists is claiming that baby poop contains beneficial bacteria that can be turned into a cancer-fighting "cocktail."
Coconut Oil Is 'Pure Poison,' Harvard Professor ClaimsA lecture from a Harvard professor blasting the popularity of coconut oil has gone viral on YouTube, garnering nearly 1 million views since it was posted in July.
Woman Contracts UK's First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STDA woman in the United Kingdom has reportedly been diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease.