August 8, 2012More education equals longer life
Despite advances in health care and increases in life expectancy overall, Americans with less than a high school education have life expectancies similar to adults in the 1950s and 1960s, a new report finds.
August 6, 2012More Education, Socioeconomic Benefits Equals Longer Life
Despite advances in health care and increases in life expectancy overall, Americans with less than a high school education have life expectancies similar to adults in the 1950s and 1960s.
August 6, 2012UIC College of Nursing Joins Rwanda Human Resources for Health Project
A group of nursing instructors from the University of Illinois at Chicago will spend the upcoming school year teaching off-campus — in Rwanda.
August 1, 2012Physician-scientist heads Cancer Center
Cancer researcher and clinician Howard Ozer, former interim director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, has been named the center’s director.
August 1, 2012ALS Patient Receives Device to Aid Breathing Without Ventilator
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is one of only a dozen hospitals nationwide to implant in ALS patients a device shown to help them live longer without a mechanical ventilator. A 41-year-old Chicago woman had the surgery on July 27.
July 31, 2012SATURDAY: Children’s Hospital Hosts Free Back-to-School Health Fair
Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a free back-to-school health fair offering school physicals, vision screenings and health counseling.
July 24, 2012Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Ovulation?
Could ovulation be the link to ovarian cancer? A researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy hopes to see if ovulation increases a signaling pathway that transforms cells of the ovary or the Fallopian tubes into ovarian cancer.
July 19, 2012Lift and Shift: Shoe Insole Helps Stroke Patients Relearn Balance
A simple shoe insole can help stroke patients learn to rebalance their body weight and avoid dangerous falls.
July 18, 2012Cities in trouble
“It does not look pretty. It’s not going to look pretty over the next three or four years.”
July 18, 2012Helping graduate students along the path to success
Graduate Mentoring Awards are designed to encourage and award excellence and innovation in all aspects of graduate mentoring. Every year, the Graduate College provides up to four awards of $2,000 each.