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Central State Hospital

Published on February 26, 2012 By admin

Photo (source): The “Old Main” building of the hospital served as the Men’s Department. Prior to the establishment of mental health facilities in the United States most individuals suffering from mental disorders were relegated to living as beggars in almshouses, being secluded in damp basements, or confined for the rest of their days in prison. […]

American Urbex Podcast E.09 – Edgewater Medical Center

Published on August 21, 2011 By admin

This week the American Urbex Podcast delves into one of the biggest cases of Medicare fraud in US history. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes. Edgewater Medical Center article on American Urbex Edgewater Medical Center on Flickr American Urbex Group on Flickr American Urbex on Facebook American Urbex on Twitter

Edgewater Medical Center

Published on February 16, 2011 By admin

Photo: Edgewater Medical Center looms over the bustling neighborhood. When an animal in the wild suffers from some genetic or incidental malady the results are often fatal. Years of natural selection from generation to generation insure that only those who are best suited to survive in their environments will continue to survive. One of the […]

Gateway Community Hospital

Published on June 2, 2010 By admin

An excerpt from Savage Inequalities by Johnathan Kozol on the medical facilities available to East St. Louis residents in 1990. East St. Louis-which the local press refers to as “an inner city without an outer city”-has some of the sickest children in America. Of 66 cities in Illinois, East St. Louis ranks first in fetal […]