Americans are drinking far more during the COVID-19 pandemic. A beer in the evening can feel like a taste of normal life, but health experts worry about alcohol’s deadly side-effects.
Shortfalls of medical N95 respirators and other protective gear started in March, and experts say tremendous pressure on the supply chain continues today.
The mayor says it could cost $8.5 billion to begin fixing Chicago’s worst-in-the-nation lead pipe problem.
Pastor Anthony Williams has been on strike for more than a month. He’s calling for Gov. Pritzker to address violence as a public health crisis.
Chicago has the most lead service lines than any other city in the country, which can cause negative impacts on residents’ health.
Half of American adults reported some form of anxiety or depression during the pandemic, according to a recent Boston University study.
The sacred month of Muharram is observed as a time of mourning by Shia Muslims across the world.
The pledge comes one month after a survey found that only 2 in 5 Americans said they planned to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The president has in recent weeks escalated campaign promises to deliver a vaccine by the end of the year, suggesting that a treatment against the coronavirus could be ready by the November election.
Mercy Hospital in Bronzeville plans to close next year, leaving a void for Black mothers-to-be in Chicago.