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Stagg High School Selected to Participate in teen Mental Health First Aid Pilot Program

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Stagg High School Selected to Participate in teen Mental Health First Aid Pilot Program

Stagg High School Selected to Participate in teen Mental Health First Aid Pilot Program Stagg High School will train more than 500 high school students in Palos Hills, Illinois Stagg High School is participating in the country’s first teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) pilot program the week of April 22 in Palos Hills, Illinois….

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Willis, Welch bill to make hospital closure tougher passes House

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Willis, Welch bill to make hospital closure tougher passes House

Willis, Welch bill to make hospital closure tougher passes House State Reps. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, and Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, are continuing their push to keep Westlake Hospital open by passing legislation that makes it harder for wealthy health management companies to purchase local hospitals and then close down to pad profits. “Hospitals need every…

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OFPD graduates 12 residents in Emergency Training program

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OFPD graduates 12 residents in Emergency Training program

OFPD graduates 12 residents in Emergency Training program The Orland Fire Protection District Tuesday (Feb 26, 2019) honored 12 citizens who completed the district’s nine-week emergency response training class called CERT — Citizen Emergency Response Team. Battalion Chief William Ledden who supervises the training course said that 52 residents have graduated since th program began….

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Harper to host Community Health Fair to on trauma and gun violence

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Harper to host Community Health Fair to on trauma and gun violence

Harper to host Community Health Fair to on trauma and gun violence Community residents will have the chance to learn how to respond to incidents of gun violence and assist trauma victims during a Community Health Fair that state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, will host on Saturday, March 23. “For our community, we have to…

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WalletHub: Best and worst states for retirement

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WalletHub: Best and worst states for retirement

WalletHub: Best and worst states for retirement A new report from WalletHub.com ranks Illinois at only 28 in terms of the best states for individuals to retire. The number one state is Florida, followed by South Dakota, Colorado, New Hampshire and Virginia. The survey measures a range of benefits including taxes, home service costs, senior…

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Sweeping Plan to Lower Drug Prices Introduced in Senate and House

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Sweeping Plan to Lower Drug Prices Introduced in Senate and House

Sweeping Plan to Lower Drug Prices Introduced in Senate and House Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) along with more than two dozen of their colleagues in the House and Senate introduced sweeping reforms Thursday that would dramatically reduce prescription drug prices in the United States. The plan…

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