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
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear arguments next March over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul — a case that could shake the political landscape just as voters are deciding if Obama deserves another term.The decision to hear arguments in the spring all
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.
Expensive technologies like proton beam therapy and hot chemo baths are among the reasons America's health care spending is rising at an unsustainable clip and making the federal deficit so hard to tame.But two of the nation's top health care economists are expressing doubts that accountable care or