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National Fireworks Safety Month

Leave Fireworks to the Professionals! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about 7,000 people each year are treated in hospitals for a range of injuries caused by fireworks. More than half of those injured were children…. [Read More]


Curtis Speed, MD

Curtis Speed, MD


Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May as its observance month. May is peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers and timely to educate patients, family and loved ones to awareness, prevention and control technique…. [Read More]


Stroke Awareness Month

Stroke Awareness Month

Every year, about 795,000 Americans suffer a stroke; 610,000 are first attacks. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in America. Know and control the modifiable risk factors of hypertension, diabetes, cigarette smoking, stress, healthy weight and nutrition. The… [Read More]


Donate Life Month

April is Donate Life Month

Since the first kidney transplantation in 1954, medical science has advanced tremendously. For many people fighting devastating illness, donated organs and tissues are the sole chance for recovery. Every 10 minutes, another name is added to the national organ transplant… [Read More]


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Minority Health Month

In 1985, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a landmark report that ‘documented significant disparities in the burden of illness and mortality experienced by Blacks and other minority groups in the U.S. population.’ Causes of health… [Read More]


Christiane Stahl, MD

Christiane Stahl, MD


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Blood Bank 75th Anniversary-Plasma Transfusion: Current Status and Future Directions Symposium

Honoring the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the first U.S. hospital blood bank at Cook County Hospital To celebrate the Cook County Blood Bank’s 75th Anniversary, Cook County Health & Hospital System in partnership with the Illinois Association of… [Read More]


Alok Rastogi, MD

Alok Rastogi, MD


Cesar Ochoa-Lubinoff, MD

Cesar Ochoa-Lubinoff, MD