All Entries by Sherri McGinnis González

November 20, 2012

Conference 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, 2012

Alcohol 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.

Lisa Powell

November 7, 2012

Kids 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, 2012

Kids 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.

UI Hospital-Chicago Fire video

October 24, 2012

UI 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, 2012

Health 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.

October 17, 2012

Study Evaluates Treating Mothers with ADHD to Improve Outcomes in Kids

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers are conducting a study […]

October 17, 2012

UIC Hosts ‘Managing the Safety Net’ Health Care Seminar Oct. 19

WHAT: “Managing the Safety Net in an Era of Austerity […]

October 11, 2012

White Construction Workers in Illinois Get Higher Workers’ Comp Settlements: Study

White non-Hispanic construction workers are awarded higher workers’ compensation settlements […]

October 10, 2012

UI Hospital unveils new transplant unit, research center

The UI Hospital unveiled two new units last week that focus on healing patients with devastating chronic diseases.

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