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Listen to The Nag, Gentlemen

May 12, 2014-Take a few minutes. The Nag regularly rants in this space about staying healthy. All of us, and African-Americans especially, make too many unwise choices about our health. We suffer from high rates of maladies from obesity to… [Read More]



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CCHHS Touts New Care Plan For Low-Income Residents

CHICAGO (CBS) – Cook County officials said they’ve found new and better ways to provide low-income residents with health care, and the efforts are bearing fruit. WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports Dr. John Jay Shannon, interim CEO of… [Read More]


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CORE Center Researchers Present Findings at Conference

Several CORE Center researchers presented their study findings in Boston at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infection (CROI), March 3-6, 2014. CROI brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies…. [Read More]


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What is Cook County Health’s interim CEO thinking?

Dr. Shannon Checks in with Crain’s Chicago Business As a college junior, John Jay Shannon got a taste of his future life as a physician. He biked from his apartment to a small hospital in Mobile, Ala., where he worked… [Read More]


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The Cook County Early Expansion Initiative

A leader in health policy analysis, health journalism and communication, the Kaiser Family Foundation is dedicated to filling the need for trusted, independent information on the major health issues facing our nation and its people. The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid… [Read More]


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National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16th

Cook County Health & Hospitals System will participate in the National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16th, a nationwide effort to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision-making. Fantus Health Center, General Medicine Clinic, 2nd Floor: 8:30 AM – 11:00… [Read More]


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Transforming Cook County Health & Hospitals

In January, the Cook County Health & Hospitals System Board of Directors unanimously approved Dr. John Jay Shannon as the interim CEO and began the process of searching for a permanent CEO. The Board has hired the search firm Quick… [Read More]


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National Public Health Week April 7 – April 11

Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) officials use National Public Health Week (NPHW) to launch a new infographic designed to inform the public about the sexual behaviors of suburban Cook County teens and the number of sexually transmitted diseases… [Read More]


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CCDPH Launches Tobacco Prevention Campaigns

This week, public health officials released the 2014 tobacco cessation and prevention campaigns. This year, there are two campaigns running simultaneously with one focusing on adults and one on youth. The adult campaign, Nothing to Kid About, features ads depicting… [Read More]