How can you raise your child without the trauma of picking sides in the Cubs-Sox rivalry? You may not believe it, but you can. Take it from this long-time sports reporter, who grew up loving both teams equally.
How are young people -- or at least, people of a reproductive age -- approaching their reproductive futures. Their concerns focus around the questions: How will my life change? Will I be able to go out with friends? Will I miss spontaneous vacations? Can I still get drunk?
Parents can get their children free immunizations without appointments this week for National Infant Immunization Week.The Chicago Department of Public Health is encouraging families to check their children's immunization records and get them vaccinated by the recommended schedule.Doctors say vaccin
Between 1995 and 2005, the number of adults in the nation diagnosed with bipolar doubled. In the same time-frame, the number of kids diagnosed as bipolar increased forty fold. Unchecked, the illness can deeply affect a child's ability to learn and care for themselves.
Over the past week, Eight Forty-Eight previewed a couple of personal stories from WBEZ's upcoming series, Out of the Shadows. The project focuses on the state of mental health resources for children in Illinois.