All health disparities

Arden Handler

July 27, 2015

Grant will help build awareness, use of well-woman visit

Project encourages preventive health care for low-income women

Man smoking a cigarette

July 17, 2015

Researchers find disparities in smoke-free law coverage

Communities with less education, income have fewer no-smoking laws

Albert Schweitzer fellows

July 14, 2015

UIC Schweitzer fellows want to make the world a better place

Health sciences students work on service projects with community groups

May 26, 2015

Nine UIC students named Schweitzer fellows

Students develop service projects to fight health disparities

May 21, 2015

National medical leader makes UIC stop on ‘listening tour’

His goal: hear concerns about delivery of health care

April 7, 2015

Fighting health disparities across the globe

Benefit set for Friday for Urban Global Health initiative

Medications on a shelf

February 3, 2015

Nearly 1 million Chicagoans live in pharmacy deserts

Getting to drug store poses challenge on South and West Sides

Medications on a shelf

December 2, 2014

One million Chicagoans have no corner drugstore

‘Pharmacy deserts’ mean cost not the only barrier in obtaining medications

x-ray of a human chest

November 17, 2014

Race, hospital, insurance status affect lung cancer treatment

Report finds significant disparities in treatment

October 28, 2014

Women’s health researcher receives Betty Ford Award

Groundbreaking studies of mental health, substance abuse

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