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A screenshot of a map within the Chicago Health Atlas that shows rates of adult obesity across Chicago.

Chicago’s health database moves to UIC

The Chicago Health Atlas, a free community health data resource for neighborhood-level health data for Chicago’s 77 community areas, is moving to the UIC School of Public Health.

People sit in a doctor's office waiting room.

Small medical bills lead to dropped coverage

Dropped coverage due to unaffordable premiums is leading to patients missing preventive care and timely clinical help, leaving insurance companies with a sicker pool of patients.

A street in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood.

SPH leads new antiracist partnership

The partnership aims to break barriers and build structures that will sustain after the pandemic in neighborhoods that have historically been disinvested in or structurally disadvantaged.

Michael Cailas photo.

Analyzing New Upticks in COVID Cases

Michael Cailas told the Chicago Tribune the spread of new variants is likely driving upticks in COVID-19 infections, both in the U.S. and across the globe.

An aerial view of the town of Bushnell, Illinois, bisected by railroad tracks.

COVID-19 widens disparities in rural Illinois

A new report from SPH and statewide partners finds the pandemic has negatively impacted preexisting health disparities in rural Illinois, with recommendations toward health equity.