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January 29, 2013

Treating mothers with ADHD may help children

Treating mothers who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder — with medication or parent training — may help children at risk for ADHD.

Kirstie Danielson

January 28, 2013

Islet transplant may slow atherosclerosis

Researcher Kirstie Danielson found positive results after Islet transplantation for type 1 diabetes.

Jamie Chriqui

January 22, 2013

Healthy choices for kids

Jamie Chriqui fights against childhood obesity and for healthy food choices in schools. “I can see the results of our work everywhere I turn,” she says.

Pills in hand

January 22, 2013

Improper prescription drug use costs health care system $100B

Patients who fail to follow their prescribed treatments cost the U.S. health care system an estimated $100 billion annually.

bucket of cleaning supplies

January 22, 2013

Domestic workers face low pay, hazardous conditions

Nearly half of domestic workers earn wages too low to support a family, and nearly a quarter earn less than minimum wage, according to a new report.

Wonhwa Cho

January 22, 2013

Cholesterol plays key role in cell function, researchers find

Cholesterol’s role in heart disease has given it a bad reputation — but in fact, it may be important to cell function.

Hagedorn Kmiecik

January 22, 2013

Police corruption due to ‘blue code of silence’

Police corruption in Chicago survives due to indifference from internal and external leadership, says a report by UIC researchers.

Dick Simpson

January 17, 2013

Report details police corruption in Chicago

Chicago police corruption is enabled by a “blue code of silence,” researchers say.

Lorena Garcia

January 17, 2013

New book documents Latina girls, sexuality

A UIC sociologist studies young Latinas’ sexual experiences and how they learn about “safe” sex.

Lee Friedman

January 15, 2013

Study highlights disparity in workers’ compensation

White construction workers are awarded higher workers’ compensation settlements in Illinois than Hispanic or black construction workers School of Public Health researchers found.

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