December 11, 2012Exhibit 4 Smiles delivers holiday gifts to Children’s Hospital University of Illinois
The holidays arrive early for chronically ill children at Children’s Hospital University of Illinois when Exhibit 4 Smiles volunteers deliver hand-selected gifts to more than 100 kids.
November 28, 2012Renowned Mexican singer recovering after robotic surgery
Renowned Mexican singer Vicente Fernández Gómez traveled from his home country to undergo robotic surgery at the UI Hospital Nov. 8.
November 27, 2012Mexican Singer Vicente Fernández Gómez Receives Life-Saving Surgery at UI Hospital
Renowned Mexican singer Vicente Fernández Gómez underwent a robotic left hepatectomy, a surgical procedure to remove a portion of the liver, Nov. 8 at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.
November 20, 2012Pediatric Cancer Patients Celebrate at Thanksgiving Party
Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a Thanksgiving party for more than 120 pediatric cancer patients and their families.
November 20, 2012Conference Focuses on Emerging Health Issues in Underrepresented Minorities
“Bridging the Gap: Emerging Health Issues in Underrepresented Minorities,” a symposium for clinicians, healthcare leaders and basic researchers to raise awareness of disparities in minority health care and provide viable emerging treatment options.
November 19, 2012Alcohol Provides Protective Effect, Reduces Mortality Substantially After Injury
Injured patients were less likely to die in the hospital if they had alcohol in their blood, according to a study from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health — and the more alcohol, the more likely they were to survive.
November 7, 2012Kids consume more calories, soda when eating out
Children and adolescents consume more calories and soda on days they eat at fast-food or full-service restaurants, as compared to days they eat meals at — or from — home.
November 5, 2012Kids Consume More Soda and Calories When Eating Out
Children and adolescents consume more calories and soda and have poorer nutrient-intake on days they eat at either fast-food or full-service restaurants, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
October 24, 2012UI Hospital, Chicago Fire Partner for Breast Cancer Awareness
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System and the Chicago Fire Soccer Club have partnered to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer.
October 17, 2012Health system ‘making progress’
Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd last week, Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, university vice president for health affairs, outlined the progress, challenges and opportunities for the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.