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Newswise: UChicago Medicine to open $20 million outpatient center in River East
Released: 20-Feb-2020 1:15 PM EST
UChicago Medicine to open $20 million outpatient center in River East
University of Chicago Medical Center

The University of Chicago Medicine's new, $20 million space in Chicago's River East merges two Streeterville sites to bring expanded multi-specialty care to the popular neighborhood.

Newswise: U researchers find public safety risks in bail reform
Released: 19-Feb-2020 12:35 PM EST
U researchers find public safety risks in bail reform
University of Utah

Discussions of reforming the bail system, which allows defendants to post a monetary bond and leave jail while they await trial, often turn to the question of public safety. Would people out on bail commit additional crimes? The answer, according to two University of Utah professors, appears to be yes.

Newswise: Power of photojournalism seen in early 20th century exposé on Chicago meat industry
Released: 18-Feb-2020 11:40 AM EST
Power of photojournalism seen in early 20th century exposé on Chicago meat industry
Iowa State University

A 1905 story not only prompted massive reforms in U.S. food and public health policy and inspired Upton Sinclair’s widely popular novel “The Jungle.” It was also one of the first examples of the power of photojournalism, as uncovered in a recent Iowa State University study.

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Released: 30-Jan-2020 11:40 AM EST
UIC report examines black population loss in Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago

A mix of factors is involved in Chicago’s declining black population and others aren’t well defined, but inequality stands out as a leading element, according to a new report from the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Released: 29-Jan-2020 11:30 AM EST
Parents Should Do More to Address Bullying, Say Chicago Parents
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

When asked who should do more to address bullying, 83 percent of Chicago parents who considered it a big problem for youth responded “parents,” according to the latest survey results released by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH). Teachers and school administrators were next on the list, each selected by 45 percent of parents in response to the question.

Newswise: Chicagoan gives $10M to UIC for outpatient surgery center
Released: 14-Nov-2019 2:50 PM EST
Chicagoan gives $10M to UIC for outpatient surgery center
University of Illinois at Chicago

A $10 million donation funds a new center for outpatient surgery at UIC.

Released: 11-Jul-2019 1:00 PM EDT
New UChicago Medicine report outlines top health priorities for South Side communities
University of Chicago Medical Center

UChicago Medicine's 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment emphasizes diabetes, asthma and trauma resiliency, as well as importance of addressing underlying contributors to health concerns and chronic disease

Newswise: Scientists use machine learning to identify high-performing solar materials
Released: 5-Mar-2019 7:00 AM EST
Scientists use machine learning to identify high-performing solar materials
Argonne National Laboratory

Thanks to a study that combines the power of supercomputing with data science and experimental methods, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Cambridge in England have developed a novel “design to device” approach to identify promising materials for dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs).


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