Alex Parker Profile

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Member since: February 10, 2006

Occupation: Public health reporter

Age: 34


I cover public health for the Daily News. Previously, I covered education at the Lawrence Journal-World in Lawrence, Kan., and youth and politics in Kansas for MTV News. I have a bachelor's degree in journalism from Miami University and attended the University of Kansas' MSJ program. I'm a native of Kansas City, Mo.

Alex Parker Articles

Mental health center closures on track for April 7

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

Medical marijuana bill moves forward in Illinois Senate

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

Historic drop in Chicago TB cases

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

Top insurance regulator blasts industry, calls for reform

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

Researchers expand Chicago River environmental study

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

Communication barriers hinder asthma education

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

Heartland Cafe reopens after passing health inspection

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 6 years in Chicago news

Aldermen target sippy cup health risk

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 6 years in Chicago news

Health care disparities affect city women, minorities

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 6 years in Chicago news

Medical tourism: Wife of beer magnate recovers from knee replacement in style

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 6 years in Chicago news

Heartland owners hope to open later this week

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 6 years in Chicago news

Stimulus money could save mental health centers

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 6 years in Chicago news

Rogers Park cafe closed after "critical" health code violations found

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 6 years in Chicago news

Angry crowd presses Mason on health closures

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 6 years in Chicago news

Asthma initiatives aim to educate families

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 6 years in Chicago news

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