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A picture of a farmworker harvesting gladiolas, one of Illinois' cash crops.

September 12, 2022

First federal center focused on farmworker health and safety to open in Chicago 

New federal center will have a special focus on farmworker data, safety and health

A picture of a farmworker harvesting gladiolas, one of Illinois' cash crops.

September 12, 2022

Primer centro federal enfocado en la salud y seguridad de los trabajadores agrícolas abrirá en Chicago

El nuevo centro federal tendrá un enfoque especial en los datos, la seguridad y la salud de los trabajadores agrícolas

Portrait of Brett Shannon, occupational health researcher

September 1, 2022

Limited research has been done on the occupational hazards faced by Indigenous peoples 

Despite their higher death rate from injury, there is little understanding about the occupational hazards faced by Indigenous people

August 8, 2022

Developing antivirals for pandemic-level viruses

UIC awarded $3M NIH grant to establish a center for antiviral drug development

August 2, 2022

Behavioral intervention reduces depression, anxiety in adults with obesity 

UIC researchers publish new study in Biological Psychiatry: Global Open Science 

June 24, 2022

Arsenic in private well water contributes to low birth weight even at low levels

Association found in largest epidemiologic study of arsenic, birth outcomes to date

Fluorescence microscopy image of the lung with blood vessel endothelial.

June 14, 2022

A dynamic duo of cells identified in lung blood vessels

Scientists identify subtypes of lung endothelial cells that promote inflammation, regeneration

June 13, 2022

Suicidal thoughts, behaviors linked to hormone-sensitive brain disorder

One-third of people with premenstrual dysphoric disorder attempt suicide

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