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Rush University Medical Center Receives Ninth Consecutive 'A' Grade for Safety


Rush University Medical Center has received its ninth consecutive “A” grade for safety from the Leapfrog Group. The Medical Center is one of only 98 hospitals in the country to receive an A grade, the highest possible, each time the Leapfrog...
27-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Letting Every Voice Be Heard

As with any muscle in the body, prolonged or improper use can cause injuries to these vocal cord muscles causing a partial or even complete loss of the voice.
12-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Receives $14.5 Million to Fight Alzheimer’s

A $14.5 million NIA grant is supporting a new study led by researchers at Rush that aims to determine if an intervention known as the MIND diet can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
12-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Health Centers of Excellence for Orthopedic and Spine Surgeries to Offer Cost Effective Care Options for United Airlines Employees

United Airlines and Rush Health partner partnership to provide orthopedic and spine surgeries to United Airline employees. Direct employer contract allows world’s leading specialists to provide the highest quality care at less cost to the...
12-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Named One of the World’s Top Young Universities


Rush University is ranked 22nd on the Times Higher Education’s (THE) 2016 list of the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years of age, placing it No. 1 among all such institutions in the United States. The rankings were released April 6.
11-Apr-2016 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Opens New Health Center in River North on Tuesday

People living and working in and near Chicago’s River North neighborhood will have more convenient access to physicians with Rush University Medical Center starting Tuesday April 5, when Rush will open a new health care facility at the corner of...
4-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush University Medical Center Awarded Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders

The Movement Disorders Center at Rush University Medical Center has been chosen by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) as one of six academic medical centers in the world to host the second class of the Edmond J. Safra...
29-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Oak Park Hospital Named a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

Rush Oak Park Hospital has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), an annual survey of how health care facilities in the United States treat lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients...
24-Mar-2016 5:35 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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