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December 18, 2012

Procedures to delay childbearing costly

Freezing eggs or ovarian tissue to delay childbearing for social reasons may prove too costly for society, a UIC analysis says.

December 11, 2012

Exhibit 4 Smiles delivers holiday gifts to Children’s Hospital University of Illinois

The holidays arrive early for chronically ill children at Children’s Hospital University of Illinois when Exhibit 4 Smiles volunteers deliver hand-selected gifts to more than 100 kids.

Dignitaries at the Mile Square groundbreaking ceremony

December 5, 2012

Work begins on new Mile Square Health Center facility

University, government and community leaders came together Monday to break ground for a new Mile Square Health Center facility several blocks from the UI Hospital.

November 29, 2012

Mile Square Health Center Breaks Ground for New Facility

Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Mile Square Health Center

Vicente Fernández Gómez, center, with (L-R) UIC surgeon Jose Oberholzer, the singer’s friend and physician Roberto Esquivel Ruano, and UIC surgeons Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti and Enrico Benedetti.

November 28, 2012

Renowned Mexican singer recovering after robotic surgery

Renowned Mexican singer Vicente Fernández Gómez traveled from his home country to undergo robotic surgery at the UI Hospital Nov. 8.

November 27, 2012

Mexican Singer Vicente Fernández Gómez Receives Life-Saving Surgery at UI Hospital

Renowned Mexican singer Vicente Fernández Gómez underwent a robotic left hepatectomy, a surgical procedure to remove a portion of the liver, Nov. 8 at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.

November 20, 2012

Pediatric Cancer Patients Celebrate at Thanksgiving Party

Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a Thanksgiving party for more than 120 pediatric cancer patients and their families.

November 20, 2012

Conference 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 13, 2012

Glaucoma Specialist Named Head of Ophthalmology at UIC

Dr. Rohit Varma, a leading eye specialist and epidemiologist at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine, has been named head of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, pending approval by the UI Board of Trustees.

Jose de la Cruz

October 24, 2012

Laser 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.

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