All Entries by Sharon Parmet

Riad Barmada

January 29, 2014

Orthopaedic surgeon Riad Barmada, 84

Former head of orthopaedics worked to bring more women, minorities to field

little girl and inhaler

January 28, 2014

Research seeks improved treatment for children with asthma

Rates of respiratory ailment disorder unusually high in Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Dr. Robert Winn, and Dr. Kameron Matthews

January 14, 2014

Mile Square Health Center: comprehensive care, one location

New facility expects 76,000 patient visits this year

Robert Winn greets a patient

January 7, 2014

New Mile Square Health Center facility opens

New facility will offer urgent care, specialty services, primary care

water bottle

January 7, 2014

BPA increases risk of cancer in human prostate tissue

Fetal exposure to common plastic additive may have serious results later

Bellur Prabhakar

January 3, 2014

Loss of function of a single gene linked to diabetes in mice

Gene defect prevents insulin from ever reaching bloodstream

Rendering of the new Mile Square Health Center on Wood Street

January 2, 2014

UI Health opens new Mile Square Health Center

State-of-the-art facility offers much more than primary care

December 27, 2013

UIC joins opposition to boycott of Israeli universities

U of I campuses unite against boycott

beatboxer has his vocal chords filmed

December 26, 2013

Beatboxing poses little risk of injury to voice

Entire vocal tract used to produce distinctive sound, helps spare the pipes

Inhaler

December 20, 2013

UI Health leads trial to help kids with asthma

Research could benefit thousands of Chicago children

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