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Ask the Expert: What happens if I have an abnormal Pap test?

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. We spoke with Chief Medical Officer Dr. Amy Whitaker, to answer some common questions about cervical health, cancer prevention, and why it’s important to get to know your cervix.

Jan. 11, 2021

Keep your pants on: it’s a telehealth visit

What do you do if you need health care, but are living through a global pandemic? Try telehealth! As part of our “Ask the Expert” series, we are turning to our Associate Medical Director to answer common questions about how telehealth visits work.

Dec. 22, 2020

Ask the Expert: “Are HIV and AIDS the same thing?”

December 1 is World AIDS Day, dedicated to those living with and affected by HIV and remembering those who lost their lives to AIDS. As part of our “Ask the Expert” series, we are turning to our HIV Prevention Fellows to answer common questions about HIV and AIDS.

Dec. 1, 2020

Transgender Awareness Week is a time for reflection, resilience, and action

This week is Transgender Awareness Week, a time to raise visibility about transgender people and address issues faced by members of the community.

If you’re not already taking action, now is the time to start.

Nov. 17, 2020

Get covered, Illinois! ACA Open Enrollment is happening now

The Affordable Care Act open enrollment period is happening now through December 15. During this period, you can get both yourself and your family covered. We can help you navigate all of the available choices and find the health insurance plan that best fits your needs.

Nov. 10, 2020

Election Day is only two weeks awaymake your vote count.

Often, what seems like a minor bureaucratic issue for some people can mean the difference between someone voting or skipping the election, particularly for low-income folks and people of color. Don’t let the confusion and misinformation keep you from exercising your right to vote.

Oct. 19, 2020

LGBTQ History is on the books in Illinois

October is LGBTQ History Month and Illinois has an extra reason to celebrate in 2020: the LGBTQ Inclusive Curriculum Law is now in effect for Illinois public schools. This law is another step bringing us closer to telling our nation’s complete history. And it’s so important.

Oct. 13, 2020

Ask the Expert: "Help, I’m scared to tell my mom I’m gay!"

Sunday, October 11 is National Coming Out Day. Coming out can be a big decision. Regardless of who you are choosing to come out to, there are things that can help you feel more prepared for the conversation.

Oct. 9, 2020