All Entries by Emily Stone

April 8, 2024

Americans are bad at recognizing conspiracy theories when they believe they’re true 

New research shows this was true both for people who self-identified as liberal and conservative

A rideshare driver for Uber and Lyft in his car

April 4, 2024

One-third of ride-share drivers have had a crash on the job, survey finds 

Using a cell phone, driving while tired and driving on unfamiliar roads increased the likelihood of a crash

Blood vessel endothelial cells (green) and basement membrane (red) in the brain.

March 21, 2024

Research offers hope for preventing post-COVID ‘brain fog’ by targeting brain’s blood vessels 

In a study of mice, researchers identified a mechanism that causes post-infection neurological problems

Farm workers pick berries in a field

March 19, 2024

Dehydration is rampant among Florida farm workers, new study shows

Many still showed signs of dehydration in the morning after a shift

A woman practices CPR on a dummy as others look on and offer guidance.

March 7, 2024

Chicagoans are dying from cardiac arrest outside the hospital at increasingly younger ages 

The biggest decrease in age happened among Black men

March 6, 2024

‘White grievance’ helps fuel election skepticism 

Those who believe that white people experience discrimination are more likely to also believe that our electoral process is corrupted

Krista Varady

February 21, 2024

Intermittent fasting shows promise for those with type 1 diabetes 

Researchers at UIC have started a clinical trial to learn more

hands holding a cell phone

February 9, 2024

Social media cannabis ads frequently violate state regulations 

The study looked at Facebook and Twitter posts from nearly all Illinois dispensaries

Treatment with ISRIB, a small molecule inhibitor

February 8, 2024

Clues to cancer drug’s deadly side effects could make it safer 

For some leukemia patients, their only treatment option carries a risk of heart failure

Pink Glove Dance Competition participants

January 29, 2024

Breast cancer test may make bad chemotherapy recommendations for Black patients 

Test may underestimate the benefit of chemotherapy for Black women, especially those who are young

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