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  1. Total drug expenditures projected to increase in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Total drug expenditures are expected to increase by 11 to 13 percent in 2016, according to a study published online in the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy . Glen T. Schumock, Pharm.D., M.B.A., Ph.D., from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and colleagues obtained drug expenditure data through calendar-year 2015.


  2. Amniox Medical Highlights Studies Finding Clarix Flo And Clarix Cord...Read the original story

    Sunday | BioSpace

    AMNIOX Medical, Inc., a TissueTech, Inc. company, highlighted the results of two studies presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting. Dr. David Garras of Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants, an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Dr. Ryan Scott, of the CORE Institute in Phoenix, presented Plantar Fasciitis Treatment with Particulate Human Amniotic Membrane.


  3. Cancer Fellows Summer Program for Underrepresented StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Northwestern University

    The Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative has kicked off the inaugural Summer Research Fellows program. The ChicagoCHEC Research Fellows program is a comprehensive, paid eight-week summer learning experience for undergraduate and post baccalaureate students from Northeastern Illinois University, Northwestern University, University of Illinois at Chicago and the City Colleges of Chicago.


  4. Politics | Is Rhode Island Corrupt?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Go Local

    Last week at the GOP Convention, the Chair of the Rhode Island Republican Party went before a national TV audience and announced the delegate count. Brandon Bell's comments, however, were very different than most state's remarks.


  5. Sunday picks: Draft Week, Burnside & Hooker play ALS benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Daily Herald

    Feel like doing some good? Schubas Tavern is teaming up with Chicago and suburban musicians for Localpalooza, a one-day performance to benefit the Patrick Grange Memorial Foundation raising money for ALS research. Local Americana rockers Burnside & Hooker , alternative rock band Draft Week and indie rock's Jennifer Hall head the event, which also includes performances by Simpleton & Cityfolk , The Fox & the Hounds , Sayers , The New Switcheroo and Eugeine Grey .


  6. Lunch & Learn about back painRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Chaffee County Times

    About 80 percent of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. HRRMC pain management physician James Leek, M.D., will host a Lunch & Learn on causes and treatments of lower back pain on Tues., July 26, at noon in the hospital's second-floor conference rooms, 1000 Rush Drive.


  7. New technology to help men test sperm health at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | DNA India

    A shopper tries out the new Apple iPhone 6 at the Apple Store on the first day of sales of the new phone in Germany on September 19, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. An inexpensive lens could turn a smartphone into a microscope and help men analyse semen samples in the privacy of their home, say scientists.


  8. Walkabout Theater Presents Tall Girl and the Lightning Parade this AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 |

    Walkabout Theater Company is pleased to celebrate summer with TALL GIRL AND THE LIGHTNING PARADE , an interactive, outdoor parade and performance spectacle featuring over 30 multi-disciplinary artists - performed in both Spanish and English and perfect for the entire family. Five free performances will be presented August 16, August 23-24 and August 26-27, 2016 at unique outdoor venues across the City, primarily through the Chicago Park District's "Night Out in the Parks" series.


  9. Report criticizes Illinois youth facility where teen diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Hawk Eye

    A new report commissioned by state child welfare officials shows systemic breakdowns and deficiencies threatening the safety of children at a north suburban residential facility where a teen died this year.


  10. RNC demonstrations largely peaceful as anticipated riots fall to materializeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Washington Times

    The anticipated collision of protest groups and police causing riots similar to the violent chaos that erupted on the streets outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago never materialized here. Instead, the demonstrations remained mostly peaceful with a heavy police presence keeping protesters in check.


  11. Former COD Student Alexis Reisch Receives Fulbright Award for Research in SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Market Wire

    Former College of DuPage student Alexis Reisch has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to study neuroscience in Sweden. Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement as well as record of service and demonstrated leadership in their respective fields.


  12. Meet Molar Towne residents: Also, toothpastes pinpoint plaque and natural benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | RDH

    I am excited about introducing you to a new children's book, "Molar in the Mirror," and the main character-Mighty Molar Man, Super Hero of Smiles! He and his friends, who live in "Molar Towne," are on a mission to bring education, resources, and smiles to children and families around the world in a fun and engaging way. When you visit, you can meet all 20 of the colorful and fun residents of Molar Towne.


  13. Cord blood cells used to treat macular degeneration in trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | UPI

    An experimental treatment for macular degeneration being tested in a clinical trial has the potential to stop the condition and potentially restore vision, researchers say. Multipotent cells from unbilical cord blood are being tested as a treatment for the most common form of macular degeneration, with the hope the treatment can stop progression of the disease early enough to prevent its worse effects.


  14. Report criticizes state youth facility where teen diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Chicago Tribune

    A new report commissioned by state child welfare officials reveals systemic breakdowns and deficiencies threatening the safety of children placed at Allendale Association, a north suburban residential facility where a teen died earlier this year. The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services hired researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago to conduct the review of Allendale after the death of Shaquan Allen at the agency's Lake Villa campus in March.


  15. Mobile app to help HIV-infected menRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 |

    New York, July 21 : Researchers have developed a smartphone app that can help HIV-infected men stay in their treatment course by answering questions that often arise in the minds of patients undergoing such treatment. The app called Battery Health has an icon of a battery with a lightning bolt to disguise its purpose, ScienceMag reported.


  16. Abnormalities found in 'insight' areas of the brain in anorexiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Medical News Today

    Abnormalities in brain regions involved in forming insight may help explain why some people with anorexia nervosa have trouble recognizing their dangerous, dysfunctional eating habits. In a study of structural brain connectivity led by the University of Illinois at Chicago and UCLA, those participants with anorexia nervosa who scored lowest on a test measuring their ability to form insight had more connective abnormalities than other patients in brain regions linked to error detection and conflict monitoring as well as self-reflection.


  17. Let's wait a while before jumping to conclusionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski told the Illinois GOP delegation at the Republican National Convention he expects Trump to return during the campaign, even though a highly-touted campaign rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago was canceled in March in the face of raucous protests and clashes between anti- and pro-Trump crowds. Trump did return to Illinois a few days after the aborted Chicago rally to campaign downstate, but hasn't been back for any public events since the March 15 primary.


  18. White Sox's Double Duty Classic has inner-city pipeline flowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Chicago White Sox

    The way 17-year-old Angelo Smith confidently walked from the bullpen to the mound at U.S. Cellular Field, you would have sworn he had been there before. You would have been right, too.


  19. Knowles Inspires High School Women in Engineering Students with an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Freshnews

    Knowles Corporation , a market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic, audio processing, and specialty component solutions, opened its doors to 21 female high school students on Friday, July 15 for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at life as an engineer. The immersive experience is part of Knowles' commitment to gender diversity in engineering and strong science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics programs.


  20. Peregrine Falcons in Chicago dona t cheatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Birder's World

    In their usual habitat on isolated cliffs, Peregrine Falcons mate for life. But what about the Peregrines that inhabit so many of our cities? Over the last few decades, reintroduction programs have brought the birds to urban areas throughout North America.