healthcare

Doctor Russel Dohner
2:59 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Rushville Doctor to Lead Twilight Parade

Doctor Russell Dohner seeing a patient for $5, only 3 dollars more than his price in 1955.
Credit articles.chicagotribune.com

Each year The Twilight Parade kicks off the Illinois State fair. This year the parade’s  Grand Marshal is Doctor Russell Dohner from Rushville.

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Minority Health Month
6:28 pm
Sat April 6, 2013

Working to Ensure Health Equity

Byron Oden-Shabazz
Credit Rich Egger

Activists believe there continue to be healthcare disparities that impact racial and ethnic minorities.

But Byron Oden-Shabazz, intern for the Western Illinois University Center for the Studies of Masculinities and Men’s Development, said studies have shown two-thirds of Americans are unaware of the disparities.

“If we are going to have a healthy healthcare system, we (must) learn how to treat all people,” said Oden-Shabazz.

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Byron Oden Shabazz
2:30 pm
Mon April 9, 2012

Minority Health Month

Byron Oden Shabazz

From guest commentator Byron Oden Shabazz:

As the US Supreme Court deals with President Obama's health care plan, here in western Illinois we are celebrating Minority Health Month as a reminder of our community's -- and the nation's -- commitment to educate all people about the need for comprehensive health care.

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