Reigning Miss Cicero on a mission to improve mental health in Latinx community

Natalie Baeza has made a career out of this issue, working as a mental health counselor at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn.

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Few rehab centers for addicted teens offer recommended medicine, US study finds

Only 1 in 4 residential treatment centers for teens offers a recommended medicine for opioid addiction, according to a study that exposes an important gap in care. Posing as an aunt or uncle seeking help for a fictitious 16-year-old who survived a fentanyl overdose,

What the Supreme Court's ruling on abortion means for women's health and well-being: 4 ...

Aside from the political and legal implications of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade – ending the constitutional right to abortion – are the real-world effects the ruling will have.

Senate hearing on youth mental health spurs debate on hormone treatment, disparities for ...

Debate in a Senate committee hearing about the youth mental health crisis grew tense when Sen. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) brought up concerns about hormone treatment for transgender youth. The Committee on Health,

'The need is great': Dallas charitable pharmacy expanding despite rising drug prices

The St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy in Dallas fills nearly 10,000 prescriptions each month at no cost to clients.

US says it has suspended all food aid to Ethiopia after investigation finds supplies were ...

The United States Agency for International Development says it has suspended all food aid to Ethiopia, Africa's second most-populous country, after an internal investigation found supplies intended for needy people were being diverted on a “widespread” scale.

How much longer will smoke from Canada last in CT? Experts explain why it's complicated

Wildfires burning hundreds of miles away in Canada impacted Connecticut’s air quality for a fourth day Thursday, but experts say the worst may soon be over. The poor air quality has been caused by strong winds bringing smoke to the U.

Male masturbation evolved to cut primates’ chance of catching STIs

Masturbation in male primates seems to have evolved to boost reproductive success and cut the chance of getting a sexually transmitted infection, but the picture isn’t so clear for females