All Entries by Sherri McGinnis González

February 18, 2013

New school health center opens in Brighton Park

Federally qualified center will help children, families in medically underserved neighborhood

A scene from the documentary "The Interrupters"

February 14, 2013

Cure Violence model reduces shootings in NYC

New report says approach reduced shooting rate 6 percent in Crown Heights, while other areas rose.

E. Douglas Lewandowski

February 12, 2013

Focus on the heart

By seventh grade, E. Douglas Lewandowski knew he wanted to be either a scientist, a point guard or a center fielder. Science won.

Person holding a palm pilot

February 7, 2013

Study: how young adults use e-cigarettes, snus

Do young smokers use “new” tobacco products to quit? A UIC study uses electronic diaries to find out.

January 29, 2013

Treating mothers with ADHD may help children

Treating mothers who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder — with medication or parent training — may help children at risk for ADHD.

Kirstie Danielson

January 28, 2013

Islet transplant may slow atherosclerosis

Researcher Kirstie Danielson found positive results after Islet transplantation for type 1 diabetes.

Jodi Joyce, Jaewon Ryu, Airica Steed and Robert Winn

January 22, 2013

Executives recruited to UI Health’s leadership team

UI Health recruited four top health care executives to its leadership team.

Lee Friedman

January 15, 2013

Study highlights disparity in workers’ compensation

White construction workers are awarded higher workers’ compensation settlements in Illinois than Hispanic or black construction workers School of Public Health researchers found.

Robert Winn

December 19, 2012

New leaders at UI Health to enhance patient-centered care

UI Health has recruited four top health care executives to its leadership team.

December 18, 2012

Procedures to delay childbearing costly

Freezing eggs or ovarian tissue to delay childbearing for social reasons may prove too costly for society, a UIC analysis says.

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