If anyone knows how to navigate their way through prison health care, it’s Doris Green. She says she spent three decades working in correctional health care in Illinois with the Aids Foundation of Chicago. But then her husband, who was serving time, got sick.
Gone are the days of serving up tater tots and French toast sticks to students. Here are the days of carrot sticks and quinoa.
State funding, health care costs, and other issues have the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District considering a possible fare hike.
Danville’s V.A. hospital is restricting visitor access after six patients recently contracted the flu virus.
Health plan deductibles keep getting higher — the proportion of workers with a deductible that topped $1,000 for single coverage nearly tripled in the past five years, to 34 percent.
Health officials say at least 24 people have become sick from an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to frozen snack foods marketed to children.
Health officials on Thursday urged thousands of patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon to undergo hepatitis and HIV testing, saying unsanitary conditions behind his office's spiffy facade posed a threat to his clients and made him a "menace to the public health."
A proposal to require restaurant owners to post a color-coded placard based on their latest health inspection results has raised concern among some county board members.
Illinois has a more than $1.3 billion contract with Wexford Health Sources, a private company that provides health care for inmates. But inmates say they’re not getting the care paid for by taxpayers.
Illinois taxpayers are paying a private healthcare company more than one point three billion dollars over ten years to provide care for inmates in prisons, but many of those inamtes say unless it is an emergency, they are not getting the type of care paid for by taxpayers.
The two Provena hospitals in Urbana and Danville are now officially operating as Presence hospitals. It is the end result of the 2011 merger of two Catholic healthcare chains --- Provena Health and Resurrection Healthcare.