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Fifth Illinois Resident Dies After Vaping Related Lung Injury

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the death of a fifth Illinois resident who had recently been hospitalized with lung injury associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products (EVALI). At this time, a total of 187 people in Illinois, ranging in age from 13 to 75 years old…

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Know When Antibiotics Help and When They Won’t

Roughly 30% of antibiotics prescribed in medical providers’ offices and emergency rooms are not needed. The over-prescribing and misuse of antibiotics could make the bacteria they are designed to kill resistant to the drug and ineffective for treatment. During U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike is urging everyone to learn when an antibiotic can help, and when it won’t

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vaping devices or electronic cigarette on a wooden background

Fourth Illinois Resident Dies After Vaping Related Lung Injury

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the death of a fourth Illinois resident who had recently been hospitalized with lung injury associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products (EVALI). At this time, a total of 179 people in Illinois, ranging in age from 13 to 75 years old…

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Mosquito Season Intensifies in Autumn

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has recently reported the first confirmed case of human West Nile Virus (WNV) in Illinois for 2019. WNV can be reduced by following some simple tips to decrease the number of mosquitoes around your home and the risk of being bitten by these summer pests.

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Farmer’s Market WIC Coupons Now Available

Starting now, you can pick up your Farmer’s Market WIC coupons to use at the Farmer’s Market!! Buying fruits and vegetables at your Farmer’s Market provides you with healthy foods, physical activity, and fun for the family!

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