Advancements in US Customs and Border Protection technology at O'Hare more effectively identify inbound international fentanyl packages

CHICAGO (Nov. 28, 2017) — Improved detection capabilities and increased scrutiny of incoming packages will curb the influx of fentanyl and other deadly synthetic opioids entering the U.S. through the mail, Gov. Bruce Rauner said today while touring the Chicago International Mailing Facility (IMF).

SILVIS, Ill. – Nov. 28, 2017 – The GMC Silvis Smile Illini Committee is sponsoring the Tree of Love in memory of someone special in our lives.

With its symbols of love and light, two meaningful words of the holiday season, the tree located at the main entrance of the Genesis Medical Center, Silvis hospital, will be adorned with ornaments, each representing a donation in honor or in memory of someone special.

DAVENPORT, IA – December 2017 –Gilda’s Club, is hosting a FREE Self-Care: Awareness, Acknowledgement, Action workshop for anyone impacted by cancer on Monday, December 11, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities (1234 East River Drive, Davenport).

Mindfulness and a holistic approach to health has become more of a focus in today’s fast-paced society.

Free Educational Workshop for to Help People Better Manage Side Effects

Clinton, IA (December) – Gilda’s Club will host Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Treatments and Side Effects – a free workshop for people cancer patients and their caregivers.  Designed to help people understand and manage the physical and psychological side effects of treatment, the workshop will take place on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, from 6:00 to 7:300 p.m., at Zion Lutheran Church (439 3rd Avenue South).

DAVENPORT, IA – December 2017 –Gilda’s Club, is hosting a FREE Holiday Cheer & Self-Care with Chair Yoga workshop for anyone impacted by cancer on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities (1234 East River Drive, Davenport).

Bipartisan group urges Congress to repeal Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act

DES MOINES – Attorney General Tom Miller joined 43 state and territorial attorneys general in urging Congress to repeal a 2016 federal law to enable the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to act against registered drug manufacturers and distributors that willfully contribute to the nation’s oversupply of prescription pain killers.

Victor and West Liberty telepharmacies fill prescriptions and offer OTC health items

More than 13,500 licensed NPs provide primary, acute, specialty care

SPRINGFIELD (Nov. 13) — Recognizing their many contributions to the health of residents throughout the state, Gov. Bruce Rauner has declared this Nurse Practitioner Week in Illinois.

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Nov. 7, 2017 – Genesis Hospice Services and Genesis Grief Support will host a hospice and grief support symposium on Friday, Dec. 15.

The purpose of the event is to share contemporary hospice and grief support information and guidance with participants.

The intended audience for the conference is all faith community leaders and all healthcare professionals.

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today joined a bipartisan group of 30 senators led by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and John Cornyn (R-TX) in writing to U.S.