Community HelpersCharities

Community Helpers

Providing food, hope, and care during Covid-19 The fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic has created profound economic and health uncertainties…

Covid-19’s Toll on Mental HealthFeatures

Covid-19’s Toll on Mental Health

The coronavirus pandemic, with all of its stressors, has triggered anxiety, depression, and other disorders When Covid-19 caused businesses to…

Vulnerable AdultsAging

Vulnerable Adults

These 4 risk factors make older people more prone to Covid-19 complications Shortly after a visit to New York in…

Pregnancy in a PandemicFamily Health

Pregnancy in a Pandemic

What to expect when you’re expecting during the coronavirus outbreak Melanie Chervinko was nearing the end of her pregnancy in…

Chicago’s Healthcare HeroesFeatures

Chicago’s Healthcare Heroes

A salute to the inspiring individuals who’ve made a difference during the Covid-19 pandemic Covid-19 may have initially shut down…

Briefs: Book BeatBriefs

Briefs: Book Beat

We asked local physicians for their health-related book recommendations. Here’s what they said. The Curious Incident of the Dog in…

Briefs: Healing Through a Sri Lankan FeastBriefs

Briefs: Healing Through a Sri Lankan Feast

When Oak Park resident Mary Anne Mohanraj was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, she felt the urge to tell…

Disrupted ProgressFamily Health

Disrupted Progress

When Covid-19 shuttered schools and services, children with special needs were left behind With interruptions to school and socialization, the…

What Parents Need to Know About a Vegan DietAffiliate

What Parents Need to Know About a Vegan Diet

A vegan diet is made up of only plant-based products — no meat, fish, dairy, or eggs (some people also…