Measles 101

Measles 101

As measles cases in Chicago remain low and vaccinations increase, here’s what to know about the latest outbreak While her…

Rising Concerns

Rising Concerns

Where flooding and sewage treatment meet — and how both impact people’s health Flush your toilet or rinse your kitchen sink, and…

Beyond Bullets

Beyond Bullets

Can changing the way we medically treat gunshot wounds stem gun violence? If you watch local news in Chicago, you…

I Took My Daughter to an Amusement Park. Then a Shooting Happened

I Took My Daughter to an Amusement Park. Then a Shooting Happened

This story originally ran on Healthline in September. Cathy Cassata is a writer for Chicago Health and Healthline. Going to Six Flags…

Under an Urban Canopy

Under an Urban Canopy

Chicago’s tree ambassadors teach residents about the crucial role trees play in health and health equity. In North Lawndale, on…

Public Health Hero: Allison Arwady, MD, MPH

Public Health Hero: Allison Arwady, MD, MPH

Chicago Department of Public Health Armed with a straightforward attitude and reams of data, Allison Arwady, MD, MPH, answers the…