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Center on Halsted launches website for its HIV hotline, renews …

WEBThere were more than 37,000 Illinois residents living with HIV/AIDS as of January 2023, including more than 6,600 in Cook County, according to the Illinois …

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Chicago measles outbreak, worst in the U.S., is over

WEBChicago public health officials say the measles outbreak, the largest in the United States, is over nearly three months after cases were detected at the city’s …

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Measles case count reaches 63 in Chicago, but pace of new cases …

WEBCity health officials have said the outbreak has significantly subsided in recent weeks. Infections had steadily increased until spiking at 36 new cases reported …

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Illinois Planned Parenthood clinics see uptick in Southerners …

WEBIllinois has become a haven for abortion care, with nearly a quarter of Planned Parenthood patients coming from 41 states over the last two years, up from 3% …

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Masks are back in Chicago-area health care facilities

WEBSome health care systems, like Rush, are again requiring visitors to mask up to help mitigate recent spreading of respiratory viruses, mainly influenza, COVID-19 and …

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Exposed to Agent Orange at U.S. bases, veterans face cancer …

WEB‘The Most Toxic Chemical’ Agent Orange is a 50-50 mixture of two ingredients, known as 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T.Herbicides with the same chemical structure …

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New initiative to expand gender-affirming care across Illinois

WEBThe Center on Halsted, a Lake View facility that offers health services and outreach to the LGBTQ+ community, was one of 15 organizations chosen to participate …

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Genetic testing should be included in health insurance reform

WEBGov. J.B. Pritzker, shown here on June 5 at a news conference, recently signed a new law reforming health insurance coverage for mental health that could be a …

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Affordable Care Act open enrollment guide; how to navigate …

WEBThe vast majority of Americans will find multiple options for health insurance coverage for 2023 on HealthCare.gov after open enrollment began Tuesday under the …

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Measles in Chicago totals 15 cases after 2 more patients reported

WEB2 more measles cases bring Chicago’s outbreak total to 15 The newest cases were both in children 4 years or younger, the same age group that has accounted …

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Abortion restrictions harm mental health, and not just among …

WEBThree researchers analyzed data from a major national survey and found a significant increase in self-reported mental health issues since Roe v. Wade was …

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New Austin wellness center aims to bolster life expectancy, be a

WEBOn Monday, the 36,525-square-foot PCC Primary Care Pavilion broke ground at 5425 W. Lake St., across the street from PCC Austin Family Health Center.

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Illinois' Healthcare Protection Act will bring reforms, especially to

WEBAdditionally, the Healthcare Protection Act addresses mental health disparities by removing barriers to treatment, banning prior authorization for in-patient …

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Roseland clinic to reopen as part of city’s mental health system

WEBThe city is reopening the Roseland Mental Health Center and adding mental health services at the Chicago Department of Public Health vaccine clinic in Pilsen and …

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Franciscan Alliance tearing down Franciscan Health Hammond, …

WEBFranciscan Alliance plans to largely demolish Franciscan Health Hammond, a 226-bed hospital that opened in 1898. The Catholic hospital system says the …

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Parents sue Lurie over cybersecurity attack, claim hospital failed to

WEBA cyberattack on Jan. 31 caused Lurie Children’s Hospital to take its computer, email, phone and medical systems offline. The hospital was recently sued by the parents …

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Cook County Health struggling to fill thousands of jobs

WEBUnderstaffing at Cook County Health has long been an issue and contributed to nurses striking last year. Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times. Cook County …

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What to do if your hospital drops your Medicare Advantage plan

WEBIf you’re outside of an open enrollment window, you might be able to take advantage of a 5-star special enrollment period, which allows you to switch from your …

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Far South Side fire displaces 10 people

WEBOne woman suffered a minor injury and 10 people were displaced in a fire on the city’s Far South Side, Chicago police said. First-responders arrived at a fire in the …

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Global tech outage sparks chaos at O'Hare, Midway airports, …

WEBGlobal tech outage sparks computer chaos at O'Hare, Midway airports, hospitals, courts — even Starbucks The problems also affected some Metra service, …

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Man’s death in Albany Park ruled homicide

WEBA man was shot to death early Tuesday in Albany Park, and police have launched a homicide investigation. Officers responding to a call of a person down found …

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