Although cast iron cookware may help provide additional iron, it is not a reliable substitute for diet or medically recommended supplements.
At a forum in Pilsen, both mayoral candidates vowed to revive the shuttered agency to improve air, water quality and enforce ordinances to bring polluters into compliance.
5 South Side groups awarded $1 million in grants will offer free services to ‘transform health care’
Groups like Dion’s Chicago Dream and Trek World USA have been given grants from South Side Community Health Organization.
Beginning Monday, all Advocate Health Care locations will no longer limit the number of patient visitors or require face masks ‘under most circumstances,’ the health care system announced Friday.
With early voting underway, mayoral hopefuls Brandon Johnson and Paul Vallas were urged to not only focus on public safety, but also on ‘environmental violence.’
A suspicious test result should prompt a frank discussion between doctor and patient, and possibly a higher level of care.
Candida auris is a form of yeast that is not a danger to healthy people but can be deadly to fragile people staying in hospitals and nursing homes.
Patients rack up big medical bills because they don’t know financial help is available. A proposed law would mandate that hospitals screen the uninsured for financial aid.
The $70 million center at North and Harlem avenues will have 90 exam rooms, providing everything from urgent and primary care to imaging and diagnostic services.
Air crew members had an 87% higher rate of melanoma and 39% higher rate of thyroid cancer. Men had a 16% higher rate of prostate cancer and women a 16% higher rate of breast cancer.
Medicaid coverage for millions ends this year; if you’re one of them, here’s how to shop for new insurance
Shopping for affordable insurance that covers regular doctors and prescriptions can be daunting, figuring out the choices and subsidies to help pay for them. Here’s help.
Chicago’s public health commissioner and COVID-19 point person says she doesn’t get recognized as much as she used to. But that’s OK with her, especially given the “scary mail” she’s received.
People arriving at O’Hare after 10 p.m. must have a boarding pass or employee badge, the city says. The policy has been in place since 2020.
After the pharmacy giant said it would no longer sell an abortion pill in 21 states, California threatened to cut a major contract, boycott calls grew, and its stock price dropped.
New weight loss drugs can cost more than $1,000 a month, but most health plans don’t cover them.
Northwestern begins transplant trial for stage 4 lung cancer patients who have run out of traditional treatment options
The trial is called DREAM, for double lung replacement and multidisciplinary care, and is aimed at some of the most “hopeless patients,” the hospital says.
Death from prostate cancer occurred in 3.1% of the active-monitoring group, 2.2% in the surgery group and 2.9% in the radiation group — differences considered statistically insignificant.
Zishan Alvi, who co-owned Laboratory A in Chicago, allegedly submitted false reimbursement claims for tests that were never performed.
Starting next year, workers will begin to earn paid leave on their first day at a rate of one hour of leave for every 40 hours worked, up to 40 hours of paid leave for the year.
E-cigarette maker Juul to pay $23.8 million settlement to Chicago over suit alleging it marketed and sold to minors
The city plans to use the money to prevent and reduce vaping.
Gov. Gavin Newsom orders the state to not renew a contract with Walgreens after the company said it would not sell an abortion pill by mail in some conservative states.