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  1. Emanuel steps up crisis intervention training for cops, 911 operatorsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Five years after closing six of the city's 12 mental health clinics, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is stepping up crisis intervention training for Chicago Police officers and 911 operators to improve the city's response to emergencies involving people suffering from mental illness. The police shootings of Laquan McDonald in October 2014 and Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones in December 2015 are only the most recent examples of incidents where deadly consequences might have been avoided if police officers and 911 operators had been better trained, said Alexa James, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Chicago.

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  2. Clashes with cops more injurious than civilian-only skirmishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | PhysOrg Weblog

    People hospitalized due to an encounter with a law enforcement officer are more likely to have a mental illness, have longer hospitalizations, more injuries to the back and spine, and greater need for extended care than those hospitalized due to altercations with other civilians. The findings, based on 10 years of Illinois hospitalization data, are published in the journal Injury Epidemiology .

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  3. Our Dead Could Fill Our StadiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Huffington Post

    Two boys hoist basketballs outside the funeral of Tyshawn Lee, 9, outside St. Sabina, a Catholic Church in Chicago, where the boy was eulogized last November, one of the city's 473 homicide victims. Police said Tyshawn was fatally shot by men in retaliation for his father's alleged gang activity.

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  4. Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Names Miriam A. Mobley Smith, ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Freshnews

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board is pleased to announce that Miriam Mobley Smith, PharmD, FASHP, will join the PTCB staff as Director of Strategic Alliances on February 1. She will be responsible for managing public and private strategic alliances, building organizational relationships, serving as a PTCB spokesperson, and leading the organization in advancing the PTCB Program as the single national standard for pharmacy technician certification.

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  5. Failing hearts use alternative fuel for energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | EurekAlert!

    More than 5 million people in the United States suffer from heart failure, according to the American Heart Association. Less than half of those with heart failure live five years after diagnosis.

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  6. Four Awarded Binaytara Foundation Medical Research GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    Binaytara foundation has selected four research proposals for its 2010 medical research grants. Each year BTF awards such grants to young researchers to encourage them to understand and practice evidence-based medicine early in their careers.

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  7. Judge the Appeal of Greek Life for International StudentsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | US News & World Report

    Social and cultural Greek organizations are the most common, but there are some based on other things, like community service. You've probably glimpsed the world of fraternities and sororities at U.S. colleges .

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  8. Let's Get Serious About Celebrity ButtsBy Emily ShireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Daily Beast

    Pictures of celebrity butts sunning themselves fill the tabloids, reminding us that the history of showing our bottoms is funny, sexy, and also serious. Awards season may first come to mind with images of glamorously decadent gowns swishing down the red carpet along with perfectly-tailored tuxedos.

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  9. Police and the mentally ill: What works best?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Chicago Tribune

    The Chicago Police Department offers good Crisis Intervention Team training, to teach officers how to respond to mental health crises, but the program is "starved" for funds, says Amy Watson, an associate professor at the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The Chicago Police Department offers good Crisis Intervention Team training, to teach officers how to respond to mental health crises, but the program is "starved" for funds, says Amy Watson, an associate professor at the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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  10. Provectus Biopharmaceuticals Announces Immunology Data on PV-10 in...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Freshnews

    Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. , a clinical-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company , today announced that an abstract discussing the immunologic effects of PV-10 on colon cancer cells has been accepted for presentation at the 11th Annual Academic Surgical Congress to be held February 2-4, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency in Jacksonville, Florida. The abstract, titled "PV-10 Induces Potent Immunogenic Apoptosis in Colon Cancer Cells," will be presented by Dr. A.V. Maker.

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  11. A Writer's Guide to Defamation and Invasion of PrivacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Writer's Digest

    A memoir is your story, but of course it will involve many other people. Most of us have not led completely charmed lives.

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  12. Dying Woman's Final Wish: To Not Be CrematedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | CBS Local

    ... disabilities like herself," says Carli Friedman, a PhD student in disability studies at the University of Illinois Chicago, in an email to CBS2. "Unfortunately as Stephanie lives in a group home, has little money, and no insurance she will be ... 1 comment

  13. Earbud stuck in your ear? The O'Hare medical clinic can helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | USA Today

    Earbud stuck in your ear? The O'Hare medical clinic can help ORD is one of just a handful of airports with a clinic serving both travelers and employees. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1OsVgZA As director of the full-service University of Illinois - Chicago Clinic at O'Hare International Airport, John Zautcke treats baggage handlers with back, shoulder and hand injuries, food service workers with burns, and passengers with everything from sore throats, asthma and anxiety attacks to stomach flu and dehydration.

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  14. U of I Board Approves Tuition FreezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... hmen pay the same tuition for four years. Tags: budget, Tuition, UIS, University of Illinois, University of Illinois Chicago, university of illinois springfield Story 2016 Associated Press/Newsradio WTAX - Images 2016

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  15. Making green commutes safer using mappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Directions Magazine

    "Green commuting" - traveling to and from work without a motorized vehicle - is a growing trend across the U.S., yet far too few cities are truly friendly to cyclists and pedestrians. Treacherous roads without bike or walking paths and dangerous intersections with high crash rates are still common, effecting motorized commuters as well as cyclists and pedestrians.

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  16. Bigger insights: a Q&a with Salvador VelascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Channel3000

    ... right out of college. When did you decide you wanted to be in education? As a student at the University of Illinois Chicago, I originally wanted to be an architect, but I quickly realized that wasn't the direction for me. So almost by chance I ...

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  17. GPS Campus by Paul Callejas, United StatesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | PR Log

    The app help students navigate around campus and to their friends, allows students to see/post events that are happening around campus, and earn rewards from local businesses. Every year there is about 21.8 million incoming freshman students go to colleges around the United States.

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  18. Role of and Indications for Bypass Surgery After Carotid Occlusion Surgery Study (COSS)?Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2016 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland ; and Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Neuropsychiatric Institute . Correspondence to Luca Regli, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Frauenklinikstrasse 10 - CH-8091 ZA1 4rich, Switzerland.

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  19. Potential Li-air Battery BreakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | PowerPulse

    Lithium-air batteries hold the promise of storing electricity at up to five times the energy density of today's familiar lithium-ion batteries, but they have inherent shortcomings. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have helped prove that a new prototype is powered by a surprising chemical reaction that may solve the new battery's biggest drawback.

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  20. New Corporate Social Responsibility Consulting Practice Aims to be a Catalyst for Social ChangeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | CSRwire.com

    Corporations looking to better use their resources to achieve greater social impact have a new partner: Raffa, P.C. Long known as a leading accounting and consulting firm for nonprofit organizations, Raffa was built more than 30 years ago on the belief that corporations thrive when they are doing more to support their communities. "I have never paid lip service to 'giving back' and to corporate philanthropy.

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