November 6, 2018Adolescent cannabis use alters development of planning, self-control brain areas
Drug disrupts prefrontal cortex activity
June 18, 2018Use of alternative medicines has doubled among kids, especially teens
Supplement use varies by gender, reflects other health issues
March 13, 2018Study debunks fears of increased teen suicide risk from popular flu drug
Other side effects remain a concern
October 21, 2015Book looks at black youth in public housing environment
Positive, as well as negative, influences for black adolescents
April 2, 2015Adolescent drinking affects adult behavior through genetic changes
Linked to alcoholism, psychiatric disorders later in life
November 17, 2014Strong neighborhoods, parenting can bridge ‘achievement gap’
Helping social workers, teachers, families motivate youngsters
April 3, 2013School of Public Health celebrates 40 years
Nobel Peace laureate Leymah Gbowee keynote speaker at April 13 gala at the Field Museum.
February 5, 2013‘Brother Authors’ inspiration for best-selling author
A best-selling, award-winning children’s book was inspired by a UIC writing workshop.
October 1, 2012$4M Grant to Study Impact of Policy, Environment on Kids’ Health
UIC’s ImpacTeen project to study influences on youth nutrition, physical activity
September 19, 2012Brother authors
A summer writing institute for adolescent black males based at UIC is advancing literacy around the country.