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October 24, 2012Laser boosts accuracy in cataract surgery
A new laser system for cataract surgery, with accuracy to a few hundred-thousandths of an inch, allows eye surgeons to optimize and customize the incision and ensure the best possible outcome.
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, 2012Mile Square adds Englewood clinic
The Mile Square Health Center is now providing primary care with an emphasis on women’s and children’s health at the Englewood Clinic on Chicago’s South Side.
October 17, 2012‘Patients are alive because of what you’re doing’
Why take an hour of your day to donate blood? Levarr Butler, 11, is one reason.
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, 2012Developing a blood test for heart failure
Samuel Dudley is developing a diagnostic blood test that could help save the lives of patients who come to the ER with heart failure.
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.
October 9, 2012Simple Test May Ease Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis
A simple new test, in which the patient swallows a string, can monitor treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis as effectively as an invasive, expensive and uncomfortable procedure that risks complications, particularly in children.