Monday, March 18, 2019

Dept of Public Health: There are 46 Cases of the ZIKA...

Chicago: The Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed on Thursday, Aug 4, that there are now 46 cases of the Zika virus in Illinois. Among...

Parents Fighting PANDAS, a Disorder Most of Us Have Never Heard...

From the State Capitol:   We talk with mothers whose children were stricken with a disorder known by the acronym PANDAS, which affects the...

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...

Sen Durbin at City Club of Chicago Announces New HEAL Program...

From the City Club of Chicago - Sen Durbin on Monday, October 1, announced a new initiative with Chicago based hospitals, to engage in...

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...

Establishing IL Healthcare Exchanges

from Springfield, we talk with Jennifer Creasy, a policy analyst with AARP, about the beginning of the State's Healthcare Exchanges, that are part of...

Sec of State Jesse White, on Allowing Teenagers to be Transplant...

From Chicago:  Sec of State Jesse White, is joined by transplant recipients, and parents who lost a child and donated their child's organs.  We...

Nurses Seek Limits on Number of Assigned Patients

State Capitol - The Illinois Nurses Assn, say they need the state to make it clear in the law that nurses...

Doctors and Nurses on Problems Facing Ebola Preparations

Rep Rodney Davis hears doctors, nurses and administrators talk about the problems they see in fighting a potential outbreak of Ebola. They mention...

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...