Donate or Join the Walk to Help Chicagoland Make Progress Toward a World Free of Alzheimer’s

“This is the season where we walk to end Alzheimer’s,” says Jeanne Sparrow, an on-air personality with V103/WVAZ Chicago.  More than just a fixture in local media, Jeanne participates in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s for personal reasons, as she supported her father, Allen Sparrow, through his dementia journey.  “I took care of […]

Miles for Myeloma Paves the Way for Treatment of Rare Blood Cancer; Make It Better Media Group to Match First-Time Donors

While many physicians go the extra mile for their patients, few can say they’ve gone more than 3,000.  But Dr. Rafat Abonour — an Indiana University School of Medicine multiple myeloma researcher, Harry and Edith Gladstein Professor of Cancer Research at Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center and IU Health physician — […]

The 2021 Private School Guide: Setting Up Your Kids for Success

September is the best month of the year for people who love reboots, a time when we can all contemplate how to take on the next year with new folders, pencils and perhaps a new backpack, metaphorically, of course. And for parents everywhere, of course, it’s game time. For those of you deciding where to […]

The Nature of Addiction: You Don’t Get Addicted to the Drug, You Get Addicted to the Experience

At Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center, we believe addiction to be only a symptom of deeper, underlying psychological problems. Addiction is a poor, temporary relief-delivering reaction. By contrast, the great majority of people in America still believe that addictions are based on a chronic brain-based disease that leads to a loss of control and […]

A New Exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center Explores the Struggle for LGBTQ Rights Through the Stories of Those Who Fought for Change

The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is hosting a groundbreaking new exhibit, Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement, which explores the struggle for LGBTQ rights over the past 50-plus years.  The show, which begins on Oct. 17 and runs through May 8, is very much in keeping with the mission of the […]

The Adler Planetarium Brings the Science of Astronomy to Everyone, Everywhere: Support Their Work at Their Celestial Ball Gala

​​Adler Planetarium will host its Celestial Ball: Adler Anywhere, as a digital gala, on September 18. At the eastern edge of Chicago’s skyline, on a peninsula that juts out into Lake Michigan, the Adler Planetarium’s distinctive dome beckons city dwellers and visitors alike to look up and explore the wonders of the cosmos. As the […]