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Rush University Medical Center Joins Largest Autism Study in U.S.

Autism experts at Rush University Medical Center have joined the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States. Autism experts at Rush University Medical Center have joined the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States....
17-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stave Off Cognitive Decline with Seafood

Eating a meal of seafood or other foods containing omega-3 fatty acids at least once a week may protect against age-related memory loss and thinking problems in older people, according to a team of researchers at Rush University Medical Center and...
10-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Medical Procedure at ROPH Brings to Light New Treatment for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

(Oak Park) -- Rush Oak Park Hospital is the first hospital in the surrounding area to acquire and use a newly approved technology that allows vascular surgeons to see in real-time the plaque they are removing during an atherectomy, a minimally...
5-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First Female Physician to Lead MLB Team Physicians Group Named

Dr. Kathleen Weber, a sports medicine expert and team physician for the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls began her tenure as the president for the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association (MLBTPA).
5-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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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