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Is it time for the 'Immigrant Diet'?
Aug. 28, 2014
Some public health experts believe traditional home-cooked meals from ethnic grocery stores could be the key to eating well on a budget.
Chicago’s top chefs join Ald. Ed Burke to urge limits on antibiotics
Jun. 25, 2014
Health advocates say overuse of antibiotics is producing lethal superbugs.
Chicagoans living longer, but racial gap remains
Jun. 12, 2014
The average Chicago resident lives seven years longer than they did just 20 years ago. But the life-expectancy gap between black and white male residents hasn’t budged.
Is grilling damaging your DNA?
May. 21, 2014
Scientists say grilling meat can serve up chemicals linked to cancer and dementia, but there are ways to reduce the danger.
Chicago man loses 200 pounds to give back to Little Village
Apr. 4, 2014
The first generation college grad lost the weight and ran a 5k race to raise money for the Little Village neighborhood.
Returning to work after a brain injury
Nov. 25, 2013
As the prevalence of brain injuries becomes clearer, experts are noticing a pattern: many people with brain injuries struggle to return to work or get proper accommodations.
Obesity drops in Chicago kindergarteners
Oct. 31, 2013
Childhood obesity rates have dropped in Chicago Public School kindergarteners. But with one if five still obese, there's still a long way to go.
Can a marijuana diet help you lose weight?
Oct. 23, 2013
While many people associate marijuana smoking with increased appetite, New York-based author Art Glass claims it can actually help you lose weight.
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