Hold-Up With State Rules Prevents Free Dental Clinic From Expanding

Client: TAG Oral Care Center for Excellence Source: NBC Chicago A state law passed in 2021 allows dentists to offer pro bono services, but a state agency has yet to finalize the rules for a Chicago clinic to implement the law. TAG Oral Care Center for Excellence wants to expand its free dental clinic in

2022-12-22T18:49:16+00:00December 19, 2022|

Advocate Aurora Health investing in South Suburban mental health services

Client: Advocate Aurora Health Source: Weekly Citizen Advocate Aurora Health investing in South Suburban mental health services Recognizing the growing need for mental health care in South Chicagoland, Advocate Aurora Health recently announced a $20-million investment in a new state-of the-art inpatient behavioral health facility at Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest. The investments

2022-12-22T18:41:02+00:00November 2, 2022|

Dentists seek ways to take a bite out of dental disparity

Client: Aspen Dental Source: Chicago Crusader For many low-income, Medicaid-supported, or uninsured residents in Chicago, finding a dentist is akin to finding a Black leprechaun, with a golden lottery ticket in its pocket. Data from the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Health Policy Institute shows there are 8,674 dentists registered in Illinois, more than 2,000 of

2022-09-22T20:37:35+00:00September 22, 2022|

This project can help Illinois meet clean energy goals

Client: SOO Green Source: Crain's Chicago The SOO Green HVDC Link, already under development, can help put Illinois first in the nation in building a clean, reliable energy grid, writes an executive with the project.

2022-09-22T20:46:44+00:00August 16, 2022|

Title IX played a big part in Laura Ricketts’ life. ‘The impact is immeasurable,’ the Chicago Cubs co-owner and MLB groundbreaker says.

Client: Chicago Cubs Source: Chicago Tribune thought of as the other. I have this incredible access and incredible privilege. On a scorching June afternoon, historic Wrigley Field served as a fitting backdrop. Chicago Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts holds a rare position within men’s professional sports leagues. She is one of a few women currently

2022-09-27T16:04:57+00:00June 23, 2022|

New Chicago clinic will offer free dental care to 2,500 Illinois residents a year

Client: Aspen Dental Source: Medical Xpress Low-income Illinois residents will soon be able to receive free dental care at a new 25,000-square-foot clinic being opened in Chicago's Fulton Market district this summer by The Aspen Group, which operates dental and medical clinics across the country and recently moved its headquarters to Chicago. While a number

2022-09-22T20:43:39+00:00March 2, 2022|

Northwestern technology spinout lands $10 million

Client: Epicore Source: DigitalHealth Epicore Biosystems, a wearable-technology company spun out of Northwestern University, has raised $10 million in venture funding. Epicore is commercializing technology developed by a team led by John Rogers, one of Northwestern’s most prolific inventors. The technology captures sweat, which can be analyzed to monitor the health of athletes or workers by

2022-09-22T21:00:13+00:00February 9, 2022|

People’s Music School gets settled

Client: The People's Music School Source: Axios Chicago A school that has given free music lessons to thousands of Chicago kids has a new leader. Francis "Frank" Graffeo arrived this week to lead the People's Music School at 901 W. Eastwood, where it's been since 1995, with satellite spots in Albany Park, Back of the Yards and

2022-09-22T21:07:50+00:00February 4, 2022|
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