Scientists May Have Discovered the Secret Behind Ancient Roman Self-Healing Concrete

Self-healing concrete is a game-changer in the construction industry. The technology has the potential to extend the life of structures, reduce maintenance costs and improve safety. In addition, it promotes sustainability …

The Truth Behind Amish Furniture

People love the simplicity and functionality of Amish furniture. Most believe incorrectly however that the Amish only use hand tools for building their Amish furniture. This video by Dutch Crafters reveals …

What Does a Day in the Life of Home Builders Look Like?

A day in the life of home builders is unique. It is far different from the kind of days that most of the rest of us have. It is the case …

Hispanic Chicago Residents Can Receive Free Screenings, Family Fun at Health Event on June 28

This Saturday, June 28, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition are holding a wellness event called ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! Chicago. The …

Illinois Restores Cut Dental Services to Medicaid Coverage

This Monday, Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill that will add adult dental care and podiatric care to Medicaid coverage, among other changes. These services were eliminated in 2012 as part …

New Type-2 Diabetes Treatment, EndoBarrier, to Begin Clinical Trial in Chicago

According to Chicago Defender, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine physicians are looking for local Chicago-area citizens interested in participating in a clinical trial study for a new potential type-2 diabetes treatment, …