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Posts tagged as “health”

Calorie Counts Could Appear on Fast-Food Menus

Eating a Big Mac, a Whopper or a juicy Potbelly sandwich could come with a reminder for consumers in Illinois. State Rep. Deb Mell (D-Chicago)…

Public Hearings Begin for Obesity Epidemic

Chicago recently hosted the first of three public hearings required by last year’s legislative bill HB3767, which created the Obesity Prevention Initiative Act. This calls for…

Food Pantries Meet Demand in Englewood

By Deborah Alexander, LISC Chicago’s New Communities Program Joyce Brown is no stranger to people in need. As the project coordinator for the Englewood Food…

Chicago’s Superhighway To Curing Blood Cancer

The grim news is that every four minutes someone is diagnosed with blood cancer (lymphoma, leukemia and myeloma) and someone dies from the disease every…