Friday, August 16, 2019 || By Tim Inklebarger/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Rush Oak Park Hospital, which was recently sued by a Bellwood woman who claimed she contracted Legionnaire’s Disease while at the hospital. | Wednesday Journal
A 66-year-old Bellwood woman is suing Rush Oak Park Hospital for unspecified monetary damages, claiming she contracted Legionnaire’s Disease there during a visit to the hospital’s emergency room in July.
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Monday, August 12, 2019 || By Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews
SPRINGFIELD – Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker celebrated a pair of new laws Monday that expand the state’s medical marijuana program, including one that gives students more options for taking the drug at school.
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Sunday, August 11, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin talks about gun violence and its socioeconomic roots during a visit to the Maywood Park District on Aug. 7. | Proviso Partners for Health
Two weeks after a double homicide rocked Maywood and two mass shootings less than a day apart rocked the nation, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin visited Maywood to discuss his Chicago HEAL initiative — a plan that involves the senator and 10 Chicago area hospitals, including Loyola University Medical Center, collaborating on ways of “strengthening neighborhood engagement to reduce violence and improve health,” according to a summary of the initiative available online.
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