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Covid 19 in Chicago – What you need to know to stay alive

By | Rachel Brooks Staff | Telegraph Local  See | The New African Living Standard Above, ABC 7 broadcast shows Cook County Health addressing Chicago COVID-19. Coronavirus rips through Chicago. The Cook County Department of Health has published a series of facts that will help you stay alive, as Governor Pritzker moves to extend shelter-in-place […]

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Low-fat dairy products are no better for children’s health than full-fat originals, new study suggests

By Fabrice Pierre-Toussaint Staff Writer for Telegraph Local | See my LinkedIn   Low-fat dairy products are no better for children’s health than their full-fat alternatives, a new study has suggested. Parents may believe that switching children to reduced-fat milk and other dairy products could have positive impacts in terms of their health and weight, […]

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N95 masks and respirators. What are their purposes ?

By Fabrice Pierre-Toussaint Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See my LinkedIn   According to the FDA, N95 respirators are personal protective equipment that are used to protect the wearer from liquid and airborne particles contaminating the face. They are one part of an infection-control strategy. The FDA has cleared certain facepiece respirators (N95) for […]

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Preventing mental health disorders may be key to thwarting the opioid crisis

By Fabrice Pierre-Toussaint Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See my LinkedIn     What is established as mental health is not easy to understand. A lot of people automatically think such things as schizophrenia or other forms of disorders portrayed in films. Sufferers of these illnesses are not that hard to detect, given obvious […]

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Leila Janah, entrepreneur whose life mission was helping people beat poverty, dead at 37

By Fabrice Pierre-Toussaint Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See my LinkedIn     Layla Janah, an entrepreneur whose mission in life was to help alleviate global poverty, has passed away at the age of 37. She died late last month from complications from a rare form of tissue cancer called Epithelioid sarcoma, her company […]

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J&J scientific officer ‘pretty confident’ they can create coronavirus vaccine as outbreak widens

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local The coronavirus has become the world’s number one enemy. The virus is said to cause flu-like symptoms, and most likely spread into the human population from an infected animal at a market in Wuhan. More countries are also reporting coronavirus cases, including the U.S., which confirmed a […]

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Trump Rolls Back U.S. Water Pollution Controls

by Cathy Drummond Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local / see Refreshments President Donald Trump rolls back US water pollution controls. Citing NPR, the Trump Administration has rolled back safeguards put in place by the Obama Administration almost five years ago, in 2015. And, now, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under President Trump, has reversed many […]

Loneliness is on the rise and younger workers and social media users feel it most,Cigna survey finds
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Loneliness is on the rise and younger workers and social media users feel it most, Cigna survey finds

By Marie DeFreitas  Contributing Writer Telegraph Local | See My Website   The Cigna U.S. Loneliness Index survey that was released on Thursday found that three out of every five adults, or 61% report that they sometimes or always feel lonely. These individuals reported that hey feel left out, are poorly understand or are lacking […]

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California Considers Declaring Common Pain Killer Carcinogen   

By Elaine Nalikka Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local   If you live in California, you may soon find a warning label on your Tylenol: acetaminophen, a drug found in Tylenol, Excedrine, Sudafed, Robitussin and Theraflu, is under review to join a government list of chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. California Could Launch its Own […]

‘It’s been terribly challenging’: Ozzy Osbourne reveals Parkinson’s Diagnosis in New Interview
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‘It’s been terribly challenging’: Ozzy Osbourne reveals Parkinson’s Diagnosis in New Interview

By Melissa Darling  Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See LinkedIn   Ozzy Osbourne, beloved frontman of the legendary band, Black Sabbath, has revealed his difficult health situation during an interview with Good Morning America. Osbourne was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease last February. “It’s been terribly challenging for us all,” Osbourne said. Nashville singer-songwriter David […]

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CDC: Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana rank high on adult physical inactivity

By Fabrice Pierre-Toussaint Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See my LinkedIn   According to new information from the CDC, on adult physical activity levels, Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana rank higher than most states on adult physical activity levels. The three states have self reported inactivity levels of 25 to 30 percent for adults. Respondents […]