Illinois Department of Public Health http://tspr.org en Illinois Changes Vaccination Requirements for Schools http://tspr.org/post/illinois-changes-vaccination-requirements-schools <p>As preventable diseases make a comeback, Illinois is increasing immunization requirements for schools. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:20:43 +0000 Emily Boyer 52420 at http://tspr.org Illinois Changes Vaccination Requirements for Schools Illinois Attempts to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics http://tspr.org/post/illinois-attempts-curb-overuse-antibiotics <p>The Illinois Department of Public Health is aiming to curb the over prescription and overuse of antibiotics that are strengthening superbugs. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 17:58:54 +0000 Emily Boyer 49780 at http://tspr.org Illinois Attempts to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics Welcome to the Flu Season http://tspr.org/post/welcome-flu-season <p>Flu activity in Illinois is considered widespread, meaning it's appeared in more than half of the state.&nbsp;&nbsp; Thu, 09 Jan 2014 17:19:08 +0000 Lee Strubinger 46534 at http://tspr.org Welcome to the Flu Season Indoor Temps Also a Concern During Arctic Blast http://tspr.org/post/indoor-temps-also-concern-during-arctic-blast <p>It’s possible for someone to suffer from hypothermia during extreme winter weather -- even if he/she never ventures outdoors. Sat, 04 Jan 2014 21:47:22 +0000 Rich Egger 46298 at http://tspr.org Indoor Temps Also a Concern During Arctic Blast Cancer Rates Higher in Downstate Illinois http://tspr.org/post/cancer-rates-higher-downstate-illinois <p>A new study shows cancer rates are higher in downstate Illinois.&nbsp; Smoking might be the reason. &nbsp; Mon, 02 Dec 2013 17:33:27 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse 44687 at http://tspr.org Cancer Rates Higher in Downstate Illinois