Weekly Advisory: August 12, 2013
- Molecule of nerve-cell migration implicated in spread of brain cancer
- Medicinal plants showcased at UIC garden walk
- ‘Champions for Children’ honored by UIC
- UI Health partners with The Institute for Transfusion Medicine
UIC News Tips
HIV checks: A new study found that community pharmacies can be effective sites for rapid testing and diagnosing HIV, but Renata Smith, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice, believes that while local pharmacies offer great services, there are so many facets involved with HIV testing that processes needs to be developed slowly to ensure success. Contact Sam Hostettler, 355-2522; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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23, Friday: Garden Walk 2013. More than 200 species of medicinal plants, such as black cohosh, Echinacea and foxglove, will be showcased at the Dorothy Bradley Atkins Medicinal Plant Garden. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., 828 S. Wood St. Call 996-3376 or e-mail email@example.com.