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Eclipse's Dark Sky Still Threat to Eye

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While the moon blocks most of the visible sunlight during an eclipse, dangerous ultraviolet light is still entering the eye and damaging the retina

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Rush Ranked Among Best Nationwide in Eight Specialties by U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report ranked eight specialty care programs at Rush University Medical Center among the best in the country in its annual “Best Hospitals” issue.

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New Center Addresses Unique Health Needs of Women Entering Menopause

Rush has launched an innovative program dedicated to the comprehensive care of women 40 years of age and older. The Rush Midlife Center provides women going through perimenopause with a specialized resource they can turn to for diagnosis, treatment and support. It is one of only five such comprehensive, multidisciplinary centers in the United States.

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Carl Bergetz, JD, Named Chief Legal Officer of the Rush System

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Carl Bergetz, JD, has been appointed chief legal officer of Rush, an academic health system that includes three hospitals and multiple outpatient locations in the greater Chicago area. With this appointment, Bergetz also assumes the roles as senior vice president of legal affairs and general counsel for Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

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Tuning Out Arthritis Pain with Radio Energy

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Pain medicine specialists at Rush have helped develop, and are among the first in the country to provide, a noninvasive treatment for knee arthritis that uses cooled radio energy to target and interrupt pain signals.  Known as “Coolief,” the procedure can provide several months of relief from chronic arthritis pain for patients for whom surgery is not an option.

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Rush is First in Illinois to Offer PRRT

Illinois patients with metastatic neuroendocrine cancer no longer have to travel abroad or out of state for a sought-after targeted therapy called peptide receptor radionuclide therapy, or PRRT. Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is one of the few health care providers in the United States, and the first in Illinois, authorized to offer this therapy for a limited number of patients prior to U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.

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Emergency and Urgent Hospitalizations Linked to Accelerated Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Emergency and urgent hospitalizations are associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline in older adults, report researchers at Rush University Medical Center. The results of their study suggest that hospitalization may be a more of a major risk factor for long-term cognitive decline in older adults than previously recognized.

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Chicago Area Gets First New Emergency Medicine Residency Program in 20 Years

On July 1, Rush University Medical Center will launch its new, fully accredited residency program, with 12 first-year physicians.

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Catalyst for Genetic Kidney Disease in Black People Identified

Between 15 and 20 percent of black people carry a genetic mutation that puts them at risk for certain chronic kidney disease, but only about half of them develop the illness – a variance that long has puzzled researchers. Now a study has found that the gene mutation’s toxic effects require higher than normal levels of a protein called suPAR to trigger the onset and progression of the disease.

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Rush University Medical Center Again Honored for Equity of Care

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For the second time in three years, the American Hospital Association has chosen Rush University Medical Center an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award, which recognizes hospitals and health systems for their efforts to reduce health care disparities and to advance diversity and inclusion. The association announced the award recipient and honorees on June 20.







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