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

More layoffs loom at county health system

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

Health news: Daley mum on mental health edition

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

'Hero' family that found baby highlights Safe Haven law

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

City health budget could be slashed by $6.4 million

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

Study: Doctors don't know which drugs aren't FDA-approved

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Monday health news round up

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Need a nurse? Chicago may need 11,000 nurses in years to come

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

Biden touts stimulus, when digital records fail and the public option

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Biden announces stimulus cash for electronic medical records

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

Health news: Wimpy politician edition

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Community focus yields turnaround at W. Side hospital

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago news

Biden to talk health reform in Chicago tomorrow

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

About that swine flu epidemic...

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Public health links: Smoggy edition

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

WBEZ highlights U of C hospital issue

By Alex Parker | Posted over 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

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