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.
October 17, 2012Study Evaluates Treating Mothers with ADHD to Improve Outcomes in Kids
University of Illinois at Chicago researchers are conducting a study […]
October 17, 2012UIC Hosts ‘Managing the Safety Net’ Health Care Seminar Oct. 19
WHAT: “Managing the Safety Net in an Era of Austerity […]
October 11, 2012White Construction Workers in Illinois Get Higher Workers’ Comp Settlements: Study
White non-Hispanic construction workers are awarded higher workers’ compensation settlements […]
October 10, 2012UI 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.