University of Illinois researchers lead the world’s largest study of Eastern box turtles

DANVILLE — On a sunny morning in Kennekuk County Park, researchers and veterinary students from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign scoured the area for Eastern box turtles – a species known for high-domed shells and colorful spots. The University of Illinois Wildlife Epidemiology Lab oversees the largest health study of box turtles in the world. […]

Why a little-known drug discount program is so controversial

Billions of dollars a year flow to U.S. hospitals through the federal prescription drug discount program known as 340B. A Supreme Court case this summer briefly thrust the little known but highly controversial program into the spotlight. In 2018, the federal government cut payments to hospitals in the program, and a group of hospitals and […]