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Library Collection Highlights Decades of Social Justice by Quaker Group

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American Friends Service Committee has donated years of archives from its time in the Chicago region.

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UIC Filmmakers Honored with Awards to Fund New Films

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Awards will fund two films by UIC professors, one by Jennifer Reeder and the other by Deborah Stratman.

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Hospital Throws Turkey Day Party for Survivors, Kids with Cancer

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The Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a pre-holiday Thanksgiving meal and celebration for pediatric cancer patients and their families Nov. 18.

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High Cognitive Ability Not a Safeguard From Conspiracies, Paranormal Beliefs

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A University of Illinois at Chicago social psychologist reports on two studies that examined why some people are inclined to believe in various conspiracies and paranormal phenomena.

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Cuban Delegation, UIC Work Toward Better Women’s Health in Englewood

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Through a partnership with the University of Illinois at Chicago, four physicians from Cuba are working to improve maternal health and birth outcomes in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood.

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Both Obese and Anorexic Women Have Low Levels of ‘Feel Good’ Neurosteroid

Women at opposite extremes of the weight spectrum have low levels of the neuroactive steroid allopregnanolone, according to new research published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.

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dental anesthesiology, childrens dentistry, Pediatric anesthesiology

Why Do Some Kids Die Under Dental Anesthesia?

Anesthesiologists call for more research into child deaths caused by dental anesthesia in an article published online by the journal Pediatrics. Little is known about pediatric deaths caused by dental anesthesia in part because of the lack of data surrounding these events

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NSF Funded Report Focuses on Classroom Technology

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UIC research highlighted in cyberlearning report

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Grant to Assist Robbins Renewal Project

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Backed by funding from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust, the University of Illinois at Chicago will join a partnership between the village of Robbins and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) to support the Southwest suburb's revitalization and sustainability efforts.

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Higher Estrogen Levels Linked to Increased Alcohol Sensitivity in Brain’s ‘Reward Center’

The reward center of the brain is much more attuned to the pleasurable effects of alcohol when estrogen levels are elevated, an effect that may underlie the development of addiction in women, according to a study on mice at the University of Illinois at Chicago.







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