By Colleen Zewe Medill Reports Though Chicago offers a walkable, wheelchair accessible city, people with disabilities struggle to find affordable housing and 30 percent of those with a disability live in poverty here, a national report finds.
By Colleen Zewe Medill Reports Despite the brisk October weather, Sami Mikret and her family spent Sunday morning marching along Diversey Harbor to celebrate her completion of eating disorder treatment and show others that recovery is possible. They weren’t alone. More than 1,000 people participated in Chicago’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Walk, making it the […]
By Colleen Zewe Medill Reports Many pregnant women struggle with weight gain, but those who begin pregnancy overweight or obese risk developing diabetes, high blood pressure and other serious prenatal conditions that can cause harm to their unborn babies. Many of these women fear harming their unborn babies if they gain too little during pregnancy. […]