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Vicente Fernández Gómez, center, with (L-R) UIC surgeon Jose Oberholzer, the singer’s friend and physician Roberto Esquivel Ruano, and UIC surgeons Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti and Enrico Benedetti.

November 28, 2012

Renowned 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, 2012

Mexican 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, 2012

Pediatric 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, 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 […]

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