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Released: 10-Nov-2021 11:55 AM EST
Argonne employee group funds service dog for Chicago area veteran
Argonne National Laboratory

A U.S. Army veteran living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was presented with an Australian shepherd service dog on Sept. 25, the result of roughly five years of fundraising by an employee group at Argonne National Laboratory.

Released: 7-Oct-2021 2:05 PM EDT
More than Half of Chicago Parents Support COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

A majority of Chicago parents feel that schools and employers should be able to require students and employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19, respectively, according to results of the latest survey by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

Newswise: Backward River Festival presents a celebration of water, art, activism
Released: 5-Oct-2021 2:35 PM EDT
Backward River Festival presents a celebration of water, art, activism
University of Illinois Chicago

The Backward River Festival: Reclaiming the Chicago River, a two-day outdoor event presented by the University of Illinois Chicago’s Freshwater Lab, will bring together artists, environmental justice advocates, local residents and community organizers for water-related activities, music, panel discussions, art, food and a community expo

Newswise: Equitable Primary Care in the Community
Released: 21-Sep-2021 3:25 PM EDT
Equitable Primary Care in the Community
Rush University Medical Center

A virtual webinar, "Equitable Primary Care in the Community," will bring together experts to address the challenges involved in providing primary care in the most at-risk communities. The event launches a partnership between Rush University Graduate College and IIT's Institute of Design.

Newswise: UIC sets enrollment record for the 7th year in a row
Released: 8-Sep-2021 11:15 AM EDT
UIC sets enrollment record for the 7th year in a row
University of Illinois Chicago

Enrollment increased at UIC by 2% this fall to 34,199 from last year’s record of 33,518.

Newswise: Rush Named Top Hospital to Work for in Chicago
Released: 29-Jul-2021 11:10 AM EDT
Rush Named Top Hospital to Work for in Chicago
Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center ranks No. 11 on LinkedIn’s newly released 2021 Top Companies list in Chicago, which uses the iconic professional development and networking platform’s data to rank the top 25 local employers by how well they help employees develop and advance their careers.

Released: 15-Jul-2021 3:05 PM EDT
Awarding $150,000 in Grants This Summer, Southland Rise Boosts Annual Support for Community Programs That Keep Youth Safe
University of Chicago Medical Center

Through Southland RISE – the violence prevention and trauma care collaboration between Advocate Health Care, the University of Chicago Medicine and community partners – 30 community-based organizations on the South Side have received $350,000 for their summer youth programs since 2019.

Newswise: Rush University College of Nursing Part of Major Downtown Chicago Development Project
Released: 28-Jun-2021 3:05 PM EDT
Rush University College of Nursing Part of Major Downtown Chicago Development Project
Rush University Medical Center

Rush University College of Nursing is a partner in Assemble Chicago, a design and redevelopment proposal selected by the city of Chicago for the Downtown Loop Site in the C40 Reinventing Cities Competition, an initiative to spur carbon-neutral urban regeneration in cities worldwide.

Newswise: UIC Project Details History of Urban Displacement in Chicago’s Uptown Neighborhood
Released: 16-Jun-2021 11:25 AM EDT
UIC Project Details History of Urban Displacement in Chicago’s Uptown Neighborhood
University of Illinois Chicago

Working with graduate and undergraduate students as well as community members in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, a new digital research and curricular project led by University of Illinois Chicago professors chronicles almost 200 years of history in the North Side community.

Released: 7-Jun-2021 12:40 PM EDT
UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial's investment in the community rises by over 26%
University of Chicago Medical Center

UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial provided $89.5 million in benefits and services to the Southland community in fiscal 2020, a 26% increase over the prior year.

Released: 1-Jun-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names 2021-2022 Board of Directors
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

National leaders in nutrition, health and business will serve as the 2021-2022 Board of Directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Newswise: Chicago’s health database moves to UIC
Released: 13-May-2021 11:00 AM EDT
Chicago’s health database moves to UIC
University of Illinois Chicago

Today, the Chicago Health Atlas will move from its home at City Tech Collaborative to the University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, which will further extend the Atlas’ reach and impact. The Chicago Health Atlas is a free community health data resource that residents, community organizations and public health stakeholders can use to easily search, analyze and download neighborhood-level health data for Chicago’s 77 community areas.

Released: 25-Feb-2021 11:45 AM EST
Over half of Chicago parents struggle at home during pandemic
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new challenges to parenting for Chicago moms and dads as entire families live, work and attend school together at home, according to a survey from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

Newswise: Chicago’s racial wealth gap examined in new UIC report
Released: 24-Feb-2021 3:45 PM EST
Chicago’s racial wealth gap examined in new UIC report
University of Illinois Chicago

Interviews by the University of Illinois Chicago’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy highlight the precarity of many Black and Latino families who have ‘made it’

Newswise: Ida B. Wells Scholarship Fund announced at UIC
Released: 22-Feb-2021 11:55 AM EST
Ida B. Wells Scholarship Fund announced at UIC
University of Illinois Chicago

The Ida B. Wells Scholarship Fund has been created to meet some of the needs of African American students to help them receive their degrees.

Newswise: UChicago receives $1.2 million grant to tackle lack of internet access across Chicago
Released: 20-Jan-2021 2:35 PM EST
UChicago receives $1.2 million grant to tackle lack of internet access across Chicago
University of Chicago

In a new project funded by a $1.2 million grant from data.org, University of Chicago Computer Science Professor Nick Feamster will lead a team of UChicago researchers pinpointing gaps in digital infrastructure, from the lack of cable or fiber connectivity to a spotty video streaming session.

Newswise: Chicago neighborhoods with barriers to social distancing had higher COVID-19 death rates
Released: 3-Dec-2020 11:55 AM EST
Chicago neighborhoods with barriers to social distancing had higher COVID-19 death rates
University of Illinois Chicago

New research has found that Chicago neighborhoods with barriers to social distancing, including limited access to broadband internet and low rates of health insurance, had more COVID-19 deaths in spring 2020. The study, led by researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago, is published in the Annals of Epidemiology.

Released: 27-Oct-2020 12:05 PM EDT
Rush Preparing for COVID-19 Resurgence
Rush University Medical Center

With Chicago and Illinois seeing a surge in cases of COVID-19 and the city and state implementing new restrictions to lessen the spread of the disease, Rush University System for Health is preparing for a resurgence of cases. Rush will continue to diligently prepare and plan its response to the surge to ensure the safety of everyone in Rush hospitals and clinics and within the Rush community.

Newswise: Data scientists in Chicago fill in gaps on race, ethnicity in COVID-19 testing
Released: 26-Oct-2020 3:15 PM EDT
Data scientists in Chicago fill in gaps on race, ethnicity in COVID-19 testing
DePaul University

Thousands of people are being tested for COVID-19 each day, but collecting complete demographic information, including race and ethnicity, has proven difficult. Data science researchers at DePaul University have stepped up in Chicago to help public health officials fill in this missing information.

Released: 11-Sep-2020 4:50 PM EDT
Ingalls Memorial Behavioral Health Services Expand to Calumet City
University of Chicago Medical Center

UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital will expand its behavioral health services to Calumet City, Illinois in September 2020, providing essential outpatient mental healthcare to Southland residents.

Released: 26-Aug-2020 12:05 PM EDT
Shortfall in Vision Testing for Chicago Children
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Although good vision is important for children’s physical development and academic success, 24 percent of Chicago’s children and adolescents ages 1-17 have not had their vision tested, according to a survey of parents released by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH).

Released: 3-Aug-2020 1:20 PM EDT
Rate of Asthma in Chicago Children Surpasses State and National Levels
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Prevalence of asthma in Chicago’s youth is higher than state and national levels, according to the latest survey of parents released by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH). The survey found that 16 percent of families have a child who had ever been diagnosed with asthma, above the 11 percent rate across Illinois and 12 percent nationwide.

Newswise: Fund to aid family advocacy initiative in UIC John Marshall Law School clinic
Released: 20-Jul-2020 11:05 AM EDT
Fund to aid family advocacy initiative in UIC John Marshall Law School clinic
University of Illinois Chicago

Thanks to Ralla Klepak, who passed away in April 2019 at the age of 82, those in need of representation in family law matters will continue to have her advocacy via a new endowment fund formed at the University of Illinois at Chicago John Marshall Law School.

Released: 8-Jun-2020 4:50 PM EDT
Study finds nearly 16% of Illinois COVID-19 cases linked to spread from Chicago jail
University of Chicago Medical Center

Using data from Cook County Jail, researchers analyzed the relationship between jailing practices and COVID-19 community infections. They found that cycling through Cook County Jail—which accounts for the period of time from arrest to awaiting hearings and trials—is associated with 15.9% of all documented COVID-19 cases in Chicago and 15.7% of those in Illinois.

Newswise: $5 Million Grant from Oprah Winfrey Accelerates Rush and City’s COVID-19 Prevention Efforts on West, South Sides
Released: 20-May-2020 4:55 PM EDT
$5 Million Grant from Oprah Winfrey Accelerates Rush and City’s COVID-19 Prevention Efforts on West, South Sides
Rush University Medical Center

Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation has donated $5M to accelerate Rush and West Side United-led efforts to help West Side neighborhoods prevent and battle COVID-19

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 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 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).

Newswise: Chain Reaction Innovations project at Argonne National Laboratory aims to fill critical computing needs
Released: 4-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST
Chain Reaction Innovations project at Argonne National Laboratory aims to fill critical computing needs
Argonne National Laboratory

A nanoscientist’s work in silicon photonics may inspire more energy-efficient computing and data centers.

Newswise: Argonne and Convergent Science join forces for better engines
Released: 1-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EST
Argonne and Convergent Science join forces for better engines
Argonne National Laboratory

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new software model that can help analyze the dynamics in the cylinders of spark-ignition engines during operation.

Newswise: American Academy of Dermatology to Install New Officers and Board Members
Released: 1-Mar-2019 7:00 AM EST
American Academy of Dermatology to Install New Officers and Board Members
American Academy of Dermatology

The American Academy of Dermatology will install four new officers and four new members of its board of directors on Tuesday, March 5, at the conclusion of the 2019 AAD Annual Meeting in Washington.

Newswise: George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, FAAD, to Assume Presidency of American Academy of Dermatology
Released: 1-Mar-2019 7:00 AM EST
George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, FAAD, to Assume Presidency of American Academy of Dermatology
American Academy of Dermatology

Board-certified dermatologist George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, FAAD, will begin his one-year term as president of the American Academy of Dermatology on Tuesday, March 5, at the conclusion of the 2019 AAD Annual Meeting in Washington.

Newswise: Research Suggests Connection Between Excessive Sweating and Mental Health Conditions
26-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST
Research Suggests Connection Between Excessive Sweating and Mental Health Conditions
American Academy of Dermatology

Research presented at the 2019 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in Washington indicates that people with hyperhidrosis are more likely than the general population to have anxiety, depression and attention deficit disorder.

Newswise: As Floodwaters Rise, So Do Dermatologic Conditions
26-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST
As Floodwaters Rise, So Do Dermatologic Conditions
American Academy of Dermatology

As more frequent and intense flooding events have occurred in recent years, both disaster victims and relief workers have experienced significant dermatologic problems.

Newswise: Research Demonstrates Potential of Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy for Hair Loss
26-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST
Research Demonstrates Potential of Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy for Hair Loss
American Academy of Dermatology

A growing body of evidence indicates that PRP treatment can provide effective therapy for hair loss.

Newswise: Study Indicates Isotretinoin Is Not an Independent Risk Factor for Depression
26-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST
Study Indicates Isotretinoin Is Not an Independent Risk Factor for Depression
American Academy of Dermatology

Data presented at the 2019 AAD Annual Meeting in Washington indicate that there is no significant difference in the frequency of depression between acne patients treated with isotretinoin and those who receive other types of therapy.

Newswise: Tattoo Complications May Warrant a Trip to the Doctor
26-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST
Tattoo Complications May Warrant a Trip to the Doctor
American Academy of Dermatology

Research indicates that 10 percent of people with tattoos experience some sort of complication; a board-certified dermatologist can help these individuals.

Newswise: Artificial Intelligence Shows Promise for Skin Cancer Detection
26-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST
Artificial Intelligence Shows Promise for Skin Cancer Detection
American Academy of Dermatology

While this technology has performed well in research settings, there is still a lot of work to be done before it is appropriate for real-world use.

Newswise: Kwok named Outstanding Referee by American Physical Society
Released: 28-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
Kwok named Outstanding Referee by American Physical Society
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne distinguished fellow Wai-Kwong Kwok has been named a 2019 Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society.

Newswise: Babinec to coordinate Argonne’s grid energy storage program
Released: 28-Feb-2019 10:00 AM EST
Babinec to coordinate Argonne’s grid energy storage program
Argonne National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has appointed Susan Babinec to drive a comprehensive strategy that expands Argonne’s future grid vision to include a range of optimized energy storage capabilities. By integrating its deep resources in grid design and energy storage with national and industry needs, Argonne will provide innovative solutions for the future grid.

Newswise: Easing bacterial traffic jams
Released: 27-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST
Easing bacterial traffic jams
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne scientists have developed a way to control the motion of swimming bacteria using 3-D-printed microscopic pillars. This advance might eventually influence microscopic transport, biomedicine and even microrobotics.

Released: 27-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
Two Loyola Doctors are Team Physicians at World University Games
Loyola Medicine

Loyola Medicine sports medicine physicians Douglas Evans, MD, and Haemi Choi, MD, will serve as official team physicians for American hockey teams competing in the 2019 Winter World University Games in Krasnoyarsk, Russia March 2-12.


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