With all the talk about COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, it’s easy to forget that there’s another respiratory virus poised to strike. We tackle questions about why a flu vaccine matters now.
The delta variant is pummeling America’s hospitals, taxing an already-depleted health care workforce. Once again, some states are facing the prospect of rationing medical care.
It’s clear the next couple of seasons won’t be the “life as usual” we all hoped for. Rituals, deep breathing and reaching out to friends are just a few ways to manage anxiety when the days grow dark.
In the past few years, Illinois has seen an increase in people coming from out of state to get abortions.
Illinois legislators work into the wee hours of the morning, while Chicago delivers a lawsuit to Grubhub and DoorDash.
Rowers and kayakers can now get a real-time look at one measure of water quality in the river’s three main branches.
The U.S. jail population has a 55% weekly turnover rate, raising the risk of infections passing between communities, according to the study.
Starting in January, students will be allowed to use their five mental health days without needing to provide a doctor’s note for their absence.
Simultaneous disasters, like the wildfires in California and Hurricane Ida this week, are happening more often as the planet heats up. Emergency managers are preparing for that future.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expressed concern about the further spread of the delta variant. Health officials have been concerned about holiday weekends during the pandemic.