Sun-Times: 60-Year-Old Man Found Shot To Death In Melrose Park

Monday, April 25, 2016 || Originally Published: Chicago Sun-Times || By Jordan Owen A 60-year-old man was found shot to death Monday morning [April 25, 2016] in west suburban Melrose Park. Officers responding to a well-being check at 6:14 a.m. in the 1300 block of Armitage Street found a man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head, according to a statement … Continue reading Sun-Times: 60-Year-Old Man Found Shot To Death In Melrose Park

Loyola Offering Free Program to Help Families and Kids Fight Obesity

Friday, September 26, 2014 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR MAYWOOD, Ill. – Loyola University Health System has teamed up with ProActiveKids (PAK) Foundation to help children and their families in the battle against obesity by offering a free program for children who have a body mass index (BMI) in the 85thpercentile or higher. The program teaches kids, ages 8-14, and family members fun ways to improve … Continue reading Loyola Offering Free Program to Help Families and Kids Fight Obesity

Weed Allergy Count At Two-Decade High, Creates ‘Pollen Vortex’

Thursday, May 15, 2014  Originally published: May 13, 2014 || By Monifa Thomas, Health Reporter, Chicago Sun-Times  The highest weed count recorded in at least two decades resulted in the Chicago area getting a dangerous air quality alert on Tuesday. “The weed count was over 1,000, and last year at this time the weed count was just 200,” said Dr. Joseph Leija, a retired allergist … Continue reading Weed Allergy Count At Two-Decade High, Creates ‘Pollen Vortex’