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The Joffrey Ballet Selects Doctors at Rush University Medical Center to be Company Physicians

The internationally-acclaimed Joffrey Ballet has chosen Rush University Medical Center as the Company’s preferred medical center for treatment.
12-Jan-2018 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Seek Blood Test for Early Lung Cancer Detection

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are trying to answer that question by working to develop a blood test for early detection of lung cancer. The National Cancer Institute awarded this endeavor a two-year $275,000 grant on Jan. 1.
9-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

MIND Diet Ranked Among Best

For the third consecutive year, a diet created, studied and reported on by researchers at Rush University Medical Center has been ranked among the top five diets for 2018 in multiple categories by U.S. News & World Report.
2-Jan-2018 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rush Hospitals Receive Five Stars for Quality of Care


Rush University Medical Center and Rush Copley Medical Center each have received five stars, the highest possible rating, for hospital quality from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. CMS, as the centers are known, published the...
21-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Putting a Fork in Cognitive Decline

While cognitive abilities naturally decline with age, eating one serving of leafy green vegetables a day may aid in preserving memory and thinking skills as a person grows older, according to a study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center...
20-Dec-2017 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

High-Intensity Exercise Delays Parkinson’s Progression

High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with early-stage Parkinson’s disease and decreases worsening of the disease’s symptoms, according to results of a study published in the Dec. 11 issue of JAMA Neurology.
13-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rush University Medical Center Named a Top Teaching Hospital


Rush University Medical Center has been named a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit hospital watchdog organization. Rush is one of only 36 recipients of the Top Teaching Hospital honor nationwide, and one of two in Illinois.
8-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rush Hospitals Continue Unbroken String of Top Scores for Safety

For the second time this year, all three Rush hospitals — Rush University Medical Center, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush-Copley Medical Center — have received an ‘A’ grade, the highest possible, from the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit patient...
3-Nov-2017 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush Anesthesiologist Pushes For Opioid Alternatives on CDC Expert Panel

As one of 18 pain management experts on the CDC Stakeholder Review Group asked to provide input on the CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, Rush University Medical Center’s director of orthopedic anesthesia Asokumar...
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Better Visual –and Video -- Skills Can Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Movement Disorder Diagnoses. Two High Profile Examples Illustrate

23-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Terrible News, Great Outcomes

A father and daughter each got a fighting chance against lung cancer, thanks to early detection and Rush's top-rated lung surgery program.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Blood Pressure Under Pressure

People with high blood pressure may need to lower it much more than previously thought, according to the recently announced results of a major study. A heart health expert discusses the implications.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Running Into Trouble

Injuries are on the rise as runners ramp up their training for the Chicago Marathon. Doctors explain what can go wrong, and when to seek medical attention for those aches and pains.
16-Sep-2015 8:05 PM EDT

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