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Eclipse's Dark Sky Still Threat to Eye


While the moon blocks most of the visible sunlight during an eclipse, dangerous ultraviolet light is still entering the eye and damaging the retina
15-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
8-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
3-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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...
26-Jul-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tuning Out Arthritis Pain with Radio Energy


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...
20-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
18-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
17-Jul-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
13-Jul-2017 12:05 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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