Social media creates solidarity for those affected by eating disorders

By Lucy Vernasco Tweets lit up the emotional landscape for people affected by eating disorders. The messages surged through an hour session Sunday to kick off National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Social media outlets have become conversation spaces for providing support and a community oasis for those who the know the toll disordered eating can take […]

VIDEO: Chicago’s food deserts still a problem

By Janel Forte Imagine having to go further than 2 miles from your home to get fresh produce, and even then it’s not guaranteed that it’ll be affordable. That’s a reality for many people throughout the Chicagoland area. Despite efforts by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to cut the number of food deserts, many Chicago neighborhoods still […]