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Neurology Residents from Rush Will Bring Care to Zambia, Sharpened Clinical Skills Back to America


Starting in the 2017-18 school year, two Rush neurology residents will complete a one-month rotation in Zambia, Africa, each year as part of a new elective rotation run by Dr. Igor Koralnik, chairperson of the Department of Neurological Sciences at...
18-Apr-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush System Hospitals Receive Straight A’s for Safety


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 safety watchdog organization....
12-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Offering Electronic ‘House Calls’

Innovative new technology will make Rush University Medical Center among the first health care providers in the United States to offer primary care patients the convenience of an online medical evaluation service. Called Rush SmartExam, the...
4-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Time Delays in Vending Machines Prompt Healthier Snack Choices

Preventive medicine experts at Rush University Medical Center have discovered that delaying access to tempting, high-calorie foods and snacks in vending machines potentially can shift people’s choices to purchase less desired, but healthier snack...
24-Mar-2017 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Continues to Lead in LGBTQ Health Equality


For the ninth consecutive year, Rush University Medical Center has been designated a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index, an annual survey of how health care facilities in the United States treat lesbian, gay,...
30-Mar-2017 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sniffing Out a New Strategy Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Neurologists at the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center are conducting an 18-month clinical trial testing a type of insulin delivered in a nasal spray – which is used to treat diabetes in some patients – in the Study of Nasal Insulin to Fight...
24-Mar-2017 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene Discovered Associated with Tau Pathology

Investigators at Rush University Medical Center and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston reported the discovery of a new gene that is associated with susceptibility to a common form of brain pathology called Tau that accumulates in several...
24-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Congressman Bobby L. Rush Announces Carolyn and Bobby L. Rush Scholarship at Rush University

In honor of his late wife, Congressman Bobby L. Rush has established the Carolyn and Bobby L. Rush Scholarship, which will be awarded to underrepresented minority students interested in pursuing a career in health sciences through the Rush...
20-Mar-2017 5:05 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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