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Exercise Program Improves Performance of Daily Activities for Frail Older Adults

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An exercise program comprised of gentle exercises and taught by home care aides can help frail older adults perform basic daily activities, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago published in The...
23-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Examines Gun Policy Preferences Across Racial Groups

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Support for all forms of gun control is stronger among Latinos and blacks than whites, according to researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
22-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UIC Experts Publish Papers on Chicago Public Schools

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Peer-reviewed special issue on Chicago Public Schools edited with studies by UIC Education experts.
21-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Plant Compound More Powerful Than AZT Against HIV

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A plant found throughout Southeast Asia traditionally used to treat arthritis and rheumatism contains a potent anti-HIV compound more powerful than the drug AZT, according to a new paper published in the Journal of Natural Compounds.
14-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Chemical Method Could Revolutionize Graphene

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University of Illinois at Chicago scientists have discovered a new chemical method that enables graphene to be incorporated into a wide range of applications while maintaining its ultra-fast electronics.
14-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NSF Grant to Support Program Tackling ‘Heavy Metals’ in Chicago

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UIC receives NSF grant to develop high school programs to study urban 'heavy metals' pollution in Chicago.
9-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Heroin’s Use Rising, Costing Society More Than $51 Billion

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Heroin use in the United States was estimated to cost society more than $51 billion in 2015, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
8-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Poverty . . . An Equal Opportunity ‘Disrupter’ of Student Success

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55 school districts analyzed statewide in Center for Urban Education Leadership report.
6-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chicago Researcher Investigates Survivors of Violence

21-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

Book Looks at How ‘Gayby Boomers’ Are Aging

In “Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology” (Oxford Press, 2016), Jesus Ramirez-Valles, professor and head of community health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, makes it clear...
1-Sep-2016 9:00 AM EDT

Father's Day Expert: Strengthening Relationships Between Fathers and Their Children

2-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT

#UIC expert available to discuss privatization of public infrastructure in the wake of South Carolina's flood damage

9-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT

#UIC Sociologist Available to Discuss Issues Surrounding Racial #Achievement Gap in Schools #Backtoschool #Education

18-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

#UIC Disability Scholar Available to Address #ADA25 Anniversary

21-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

UIC Economist Available for Comment on Turmoil in Greece

7-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

UIC Financial Expert Available to Comment on Greece’s Economy and U.S. Markets

7-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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