Little Apothecary plants the seed of ‘people’s medicine’ in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood In the middle of a community garden in Englewood sits a red box, labelled “free medicine.” …
Food is a central issue in climate change mitigation. Our dietary choices and consumption patterns are critical to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which greatly impact the food supply chain. Every …
Chicago police officer undergoes first-ever double-lung transplant due to Covid-19 and cancer The last time Arthur Gillespie spoke to his cousin was on his front porch in Beverly, but he didn’t …
Animals self-medicate with plants − behavior people have observed and emulated for millennia By Adrienne Mayor, Stanford University Main image: A goat with an arrow wound nibbles the medicinal …

Deaths on the railroad tracks can torment train engineers

By Emily Vespa When a train barrels toward a pedestrian on the tracks, it’s almost always too late for the engineer to stop.  A strike — so often fatal — can happen in mere seconds, but …

Mission nurses call for management to address workplace violence

By Andrew R. Jones Asheville Watchdog Choked. Hit. Kicked. Thrown against walls.  Nurses at HCA Healthcare-owned Mission Hospital face a steady stream of assaults and violence in their workplace …

N.C. Senate budget would fund child care centers for nine months

By Grace Vitaglione The North Carolina Senate released a budget proposal June 19 for the coming fiscal year that would put funding toward child care needs and maintain last year’s budget’s 3 …
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