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Rush Plans Major New Outpatient Care Center at Ashland Avenue and Harrison Street

Rush University Medical Center has submitted plans to construct an eleven-story, 530,000 square foot state of the art outpatient care center at the northeast corner of Ashland Avenue and Harrison Street on the near west side of Chicago.
8-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

William G. Mcgowan Charitable Fund Invests in Reversing Metabolic Syndrome Through Six-Year, $9 Million Grant to Rush University Medical Center

After a successful, two-year pilot project that helped patients reverse their metabolic syndrome with lifestyle changes, the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund is expanding the Eat, Love, Move (ELM) program to five cities through a six-year clinical...
1-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Intensive Outpatient Therapy Shows Rapid Reduction of Veterans’ PTSD Symptoms

Research conducted by clinicians at Rush University Medical Center's Road Home Program for veterans showed that combat veterans who received 3 weeks of intensive outpatient therapy had significant and rapid reduction in measurable PTSD symptoms. ...
1-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Aspirin Treat Alzheimer’s?

A regimen of low-dose aspirin potentially may reduce plaques in the brain, which will reduce Alzheimer’s disease pathology and protect memory, according to neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center, who published the results of...
2-Jul-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sleep-Related Infant Deaths: A Wake-up Call

Dr. Kyran Quinlan and colleagues at Rush issue an urgent call for prevention strategies for sleep-related infant deaths in his viewpoint, “Protecting Infants From Sleep-Related Deaths” published in the June 18 online issue of JAMA Pediatrics.
21-Jun-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Early Indicators of Bone Loss After Hip Replacement Discovered

A research team at Rush University Medical Center has identified a pair of biomarkers that indicate which hip replacement patients are likely to develop osteolysis, the destruction of bone tissue around a replacement joint that is a leading cause of...
6-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Rush Receives $45 Million Grant from Wounded Warrior Project to Expand Care for Military Veterans and Their Families

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) will provide $45 million to Rush University Medical Center to substantially grow its Road Home Program for military veterans. Most of the money will be used to expand a program that provides three weeks of concentrated...
5-Jun-2018 9:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chicago Magazine Names Cardiologists at Rush Among Top Heart Doctors

Chicago Magazine Names Cardiologists at Rush Among Top Heart Doctors
5-Jun-2018 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Procedure Brings Chemo to Melanoma

Surgical oncologist Dr. Cristina O’Donoghue is one of less than 30 surgeons in the country to trained to perform isolated limb infusion, which delivers high doses of chemotherapy to an affected arm or leg but not the rest of the body
1-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST

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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