Maywood Has Higher Rates Of Obesity, Hypertension Than Ghana, Research Shows

Sunday, September 15, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Dr. Lara Dugas presents her findings to members of the Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club during a meeting on Sept. 5. | Michael Romain

Black residents living in Maywood are more likely to be obese, and to have high blood pressure and diabetes than those Blacks living in some of the poorest countries in the world, according to alarming findings recently released by Loyola public health researchers. 

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Maywood Fine Arts — $500,000 Away From Fundraising Goal — Is Primed To Build New Studio

  The site of the future Maywood Fine Arts dance studio. Attendees at the organization’s annual Pumpkin Patch Parade, held Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, were allowed to shovel some of the site’s soil as part of a small fundraising effort. Below, a fundraising goal chart in the form of a dancer. Bottom: Architectural renderings of the future studio.| Photos: Michael Romain  Saturday, October 10, 2015 … Continue reading Maywood Fine Arts — $500,000 Away From Fundraising Goal — Is Primed To Build New Studio