Thursday, May 23, 2019

Illinois Report on Pregnancy and Deaths Shows Disturbing Findings

Chicago -- First Lady Diana Rauner and the Head of the Illinois Dept of Public Health, release the results of the first study of...

Expanding Illinois’ Managed Care of Medicaid

From Chicago: Gov Rauner is joined by medical personnel and Director Felicia Norwood, of the Dept of Healthcare & Family Services, to announce an...

House Debate on HB-274, Regarding Birth Control for Young Women

State Capitol (April 27, 2018) Rep Michele Mussman (D) on April 27 sponsored HB-274, which sought to have Pharmacists allowed to fill birth control...

Preparing for Ebola Outbreak

In Springfield, we talk with Congressman Rodney Davis (R) and with Dr Janak Koirala, about what the Federal Govt should be doing to help...

Gov Rauner Launches an Opioids Prevention Task Force

From Chicago: Gov Rauner is joined by doctors, healthcare providers, and a former addict, as he signs an Executive Order to launch an Opioid...

Asking Gov Rauner to Sign, SB 261, Protecting Disabled Caregivers Pay

From the State Capitol:  A mother and her disabled son, share their story of having to provide personal care 24/7, 365 days a year...

Lawmakers Try Again to make “Tobacco 21” Illinois Law

State Capitol, February 5, 2019 - It was passed before but vetoed by then Gov Rauner. Now the American Lung Association...

Public Health Officials Forced to Make Cuts, Eliminate Programs

We attend a press conference where several health officials express their concerns over what they say is a Public Health Funding Crisis in Illinois,...

Illinois Becomes First State Requiring Insurance Coverage for PANDA Condition Afflicting...

From Lombard: As reported earlier on the Illinois Channel, the condition referred to as PANDA, afflicts some children after they've had strep throat. Now,...

AARP CALLS FOR TAX CREDITS FOR CAREGIVERS & REFORMS OF NURSING...

  State Capitol, March 6, 2019 -- Family caregivers could get a $1500 tax credit on incomes up to $75,000 under a bill...