Announcements

Dr. Greg Lewis Featured on Recent Radio Program

Dr. Greg Lewis Featured on Recent Radio Program

Dr. Greg Lewis, Child & Adolescent Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, was recently a featured panelist discussing issues in regard to asylum/immigration rights work he does at Stroger Hospital, with unaccompanied minors. Along with Dr. Lewis, the panel consisted of… [Read More]


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Dentists Provide Tips for Parents during Children’s Dental Health Month

Chicago-Nationwide Dentists and national oral health care experts say many ingredients in some commercial toothpastes are of questionable benefit and some are just plain bad for you. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month — a good time for parents, and… [Read More]


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Asthma Clinic Expansion Adds A Boost To Fantus Health Center Environment

In Cook County – 317,906 adults and 121,610 children have been diagnosed with asthma Illinois mirrors the national asthma problem and has one of the highest asthma mortality rates in the nation.  The Asthma Clinic, located on the second floor… [Read More]


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Provident Hospital’s Main Laboratory Receives Accreditation from the College of American Pathologists

Provident Hospital’s Main Laboratory was recently awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The laboratory’s director, Vera H. Ray, MD, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the hospital’s demonstrated excellence of… [Read More]


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Planning Process in Place for Cook County’s Oak Forest Health Center Preserve Site

In late 2011, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County retained a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team led by Conservation Design Forum (CDF) to develop a master plan for the recently acquired site, which is east of the Oak Forest Health Center… [Read More]




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Doctors Behind Bars

CHICAGO – The medical staff of Cook County Jail in Chicago will be featured in a docudrama Sunday on the Discovery Health Channel. “Doctors Behind Bars” highlights the work of doctors and psychologists who treat chronic diseases, drug addiction and… [Read More]


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Peter McLoyd, recently elected as the Community Co-Chair of the Urban Coalition of HIV AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS)

Peter McLoyd, an employee at  the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center was recently elected as the Community Co-Chair of the Urban Coalition of HIV AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS). UCHAPS is a partnership of community members and health department representatives from… [Read More]