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The Newly Expended Erie Teen Center Can Now Serve an Additional 2,000 Patients

Erie Family Health Centers celebrated the grand opening of their newly renovated and expanded Erie Teen Center at 2418 W. Division St, offering comprehensive services to city teens (12-24). 

Harmony Health Plan Incentive Programs Promote Positive Health Outcomes for Its Members and Their Babies

In Illinois, one in eight infants is born to a mother who did not get all recommended prenatal care. Without this care, mothers are three times more likely to deliver babies with health problems. Regular prenatal visits help to monitor the pregnancy and identify problems or complications before they become serious. To promote positive health outcomes for its members and their babies, Harmony Health Plan, Inc., a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., (NYSE: WCG), has developed two incentive programs designed to reward providers for delivering quality care and members for obtaining recommended care.

IMAN Community Survey

Help IMAN understand health needs in the community by taking its 10-minute community survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/IMAN2016

Learn about Low Cost Spay/Neuter Services

Learn about spay and neutering your pet and pet overpopulation in Chicago. Information available in English and Spanish.

St. Bernard Hospital adopts 55 families for Christmas

The Christian values of giving and compassion are put into action at St. Bernard Hospital where their Adopt-A-Family program, now in its 20th year, provides baskets of food and toys for area families.

National Children's Study a success in Chicago!

Recruitment for pilot phase of major children's health study comes to an end.

The Phoenix Newsletter: "Kung Fu...It's Good for You!"

This issue showcases Sensei David, Martial Arts Instructor for Phoenix Diverse Holistics Collaborative, and the health benefits of Kung Fu.  We are pleased to profile Juanita (Danzie) Brown, 84-years young, who graduated from an all-white school in Mitt Romney country in 1947. . . before Civil Rights!  in "Someone YOU Should Know in Englewood."

"The Phoenix" Newsletter: ~ COLORS HEAL! ~

Don't miss the 3rd Edition of "The Phoenix", as we follow the science on color-therapy.  Also featured as "Someone YOU Should Know in Englewood" is 80-year old Barbara J. Peoples.

THE PHOENIX: A Newsletter for Phoenix Diverse Holistics Collaborative
Avoid Heat-Related Health Problems

HOORAY, SUMMER IS HERE
Enjoy the hot weather, but do it safely. Heat-related conditions can put a damper on an otherwise glorious day  if you don’t take precautions.

Visualizing Health Care Reform Tool Illustrates Future Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Uninsured Illinoisan


Interactive map depicts insurance needs by region and community; around 1,646,527 new Illinois residents will be eligible for coverage

Illinois Health Matters: Neighborhood Stories 4: The Difficulties of Health Care Reform faced by Chicago’s communities

The fourth and final 2011 installment of Illinois Health Matters “Neighborhood Stories” has been released.

Englewood Running Ministry Completes Chicago Half Marathon Last Month!

Participants of the Englewood Running Ministry complete the Chicago Half Marathon Last Month.

Illinois Health Matters Sizes Up the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Through New Multimedia Series Focused on Key Chicago Neighborhoods

-- Video testimonials and articles depict real-life stories by individuals and small businesses living and working in Chicago’s South and West sides --

St. Benedict visits Walter Payton Center

Morning jump-start workouts, healthy snack breaks, and hip-hop yoga classes after school are just a few of the many ways that health-minded students are making a difference in Chicagoland schools through Fuel Up to Play 60, a free, in-school wellness program sponsored by Midwest Dairy Council, National Dairy Council and the Chicago Bears, that encourages kids to eat healthy and stay active.

Englewood Running Ministry – Good Food Choices are Possible!

Who says Englewood is a food desert? With organizations like the Englewood Running Ministry (ERM), you are bound to learn about how to eat well despite the presence of unhealthy food that is seemingly everywhere.

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