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NPR: The heartbreak and cost of losing a baby in America

The day after his 8-month-old baby died, Kingsley Raspe opened the mail and found he had been sent to collections for her...

VOA: EU Regulator Backs Pfizer’s Omicron-Adapted Vaccine Booster

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Monday recommended a COVID-19 booster designed to combat the currently circulating Omicron BA.4/5 subvariants, days after...

Mothers’ stress rollercoaster while pregnant linked to negative emotions in babies

Pregnant people who had bigger fluctuations in stress from one moment to the next—also called lability—had infants with more fear, sadness and...

CNN: How to get to sleep the night before an early call or big event

You’re catching a 5 a.m. flight tomorrow. Your boss, a true early bird, has set an unbearably early weekly meeting. School is...

REUTERS: Newly-launched U.S. drugs head toward record-high prices in 2022

Drugmakers are launching new medicines at record-high prices this year, a Reuters analysis has found, highlighting their pricing power even as Congress...

NPR: This group’s wiped out $6.7 billion in medical debt, and it’s just getting started

Soon after giving birth to a daughter two months premature, Terri Logan received a bill from the hospital. She recoiled from the...

CNN: ‘Kansas will not be our last fight’ – Abortion rights victory gives Democrats new hope for midterms

It isn’t often that Democrats look to deep-red Kansas for resounding affirmation. But on Tuesday night, when Kansans overwhelmingly voted to keep protections...

NPR: Doubting mainstream medicine, COVID patients find dangerous advice and pills online

When Stephanie caught COVID-19 just before Thanksgiving of last year, her daughter Laurie suggested that she get help. "She...

NPR: When routine medical tests trigger a cascade of costly, unnecessary care

Dr. Meredith Niess saw her patient was scared. He'd come to the Veterans Affairs clinic in Denver with a painful hernia near...

NPR: Cancer screenings like colonoscopies are supposed to be free. Hers cost $2,185

Elizabeth Melville and her husband are gradually hiking all 48 mountain peaks that top 4,000 feet in New Hampshire.

NPR: For two years, this Washington island has grappled with the long reach of COVID

It didn't take long for the pandemic to arrive on Whidbey Island. That pastoral slice of the Pacific Northwest meanders through the...

VOA: FDA Clears COVID Booster Shot for Healthy Kids Ages 5 to 11

U.S. regulators on Tuesday authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their...

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[Champaign] 22ND ANNUAL PARADE OF LIGHTS

PRESENTED BY CHRISTIE CLINICSAT, NOV 26 | DOWNTOWN CHAMPAIGN  Now in it's 22nd year, the Champaign Center Parade of Lights...

[Illinois] Scholarship Opportunities

The Fred S. Bailey Scholarship Program provides financial support to students of the University of Illinois who who have demonstrated positive impact and...

[Urbana] 55th Annual Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 24CHECK-IN: 8am | RACE START: 9amLake House in Crystal Lake ParkFREE for All Ages Join the Urbana Park...

[Illinois] Jobs @ The Y!

We have a few open positions at the Y’s New American Welcome Center! If you are interested in applying, please submit your...