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Steve Whitman, epidemiologist who helped reduce racial ...
Renowned epidemiologist Steve Whitman, who for 10 years was deputy commissioner of the city Department of Public Heath under Mayor Richard M. Daley, had a vast impact in the nation's public health field.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
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Can Cinnamon Save Your Brain From Deteriorating?
Cinnamon is a popular spice, and now it is being reported that it can play a significant role in battling Parkinson's disease.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Abuse and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Among Midlife Women: The ...
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Wed Jul 16, 2014
Rush Ranked in Seven Specialties by U.S. News & World Report
Rush University Medical Center once again has been named one of the nation's top hospitals, according to the new issue of U.S. News & World Report.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
U.S. News Ranks Best Chicago-Area Hospitals
Which hospitals in the Chicago-area should be considered "the best?" U.S. News & World Reports has weighed in on the best hospitals in the nation - as well as the region - in its 2014-15 rankings released Tuesday.
Victor Lukas, 63, of Shadow Lakes, formerly Joliet, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
News of the Day From Across the Nation, July 15
Bush spokesman Freddy Ford said the procedure took place Saturday at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
George W. Bush has second knee surgery
Bush, 68, had his left knee partially replaced over the weekend, less than two months after having the same surgery on his right knee.
Former President Bush Has Second Knee Surgery In Chicago
Less than two months after having his right knee replaced in Chicago, former President George W. Bush was back at Rush University Medical Center this past weekend to have a partial replacement of his his left knee.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Cinnamon may halt progression of Parkinson's disease
"Cinnamon has been used widely as a spice throughout the world for centuries. The spice can reverse the biomechanical, cellular and anatomical changes that occur in the brains of mice with Parkinson's disease," said Kalipada Pahan, a Floyd A Davis professor of neurology at Illinois-based Rush University.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Does cycling increase risk for erectile dysfunction, infertility, or prostate cancer?
Cycling is a popular activity that offers clear health benefits, but there is an ongoing controversy about whether men who ride have a higher risk of urogenital disorders such as erectile dysfunction, infertility, or prostate cancer.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Private mental health providers must stand ready to help veterans
Over the past several years, the Department of Veterans Affairs has undertaken significant efforts to expand services and capacity to meet the growing mental health needs of veterans.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Trial to Test New Drug That may Slow Alzheimer's Memory Loss
A new research study at Northwestern Medicine and Rush University Medical Center is testing whether a new investigational treatment can slow the memory loss caused by Alzheimer's disease.