Chicago on the front lines of nationwide opioid crisis. (Photo/Kansas State/Creative Commons)
U of Chicago Medicine filling trauma center gap on South Side. (Photo/Brandon Graver)
Survivors speak about healing process. (Photo/Itziarely Demeza)
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Only 125 of Chicago's Election Day polling places are fully accessible, according to the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines, an analysis of election data shows.
Photo: Lakeview's Gill Park was quiet Tuesday after coronavirus concerns kept voters away. The voting precinct has a wheelchair ramp but is not fully handicapped accessible.
An analysis of the Washington Post's open-source opioids database shows that from 2006 to 2012, enough opioids were prescribed in Cook County to distribute 15 pills per year to each resident, or nearly 557 million pills. But the issue extends beyond prescriptions.
Gentrification. Pricy housing. Upscale restaurants. Churches closing and sold. Many Pilsen residents say they’re concerned about changes they see in a neighborhood that has been the focal point of Mexican life and culture in Chicago.