CHICAGO, Ill. – Governor Rod R. Blagojevich declared January Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in Illinois and is urging all women, especially women who smoke, to get screened regularly for cervical cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, women who smoke are almost twice as likely as non-smokers to develop cervical cancer.
FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF SMOKE-FREE ILLINOIS ACT OBSERVED
MEDIA CAMPAIGN MARKS 1ST YEAR OF
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help stay healthy this holiday season, Illinois Department of Public Health Director, Dr. Damon T. Arnold, is reminding Illinoisans that it is not too late to get a flu shot this year. Along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of Illinois is now recommending that children age 6 months through age 18 should receive a flu shot.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) celebrated the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day with Springfield Mayor Tim Davlin and Nigerian artist Ibiyinka Olufemi Alao as they helped Springfield students unveil a mural they created focusing on health.
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