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Newswise: Rush’s College of Nursing Vaults to No. 1 in U.S. News’ Online Program Rankings

Rush’s College of Nursing Vaults to No. 1 in U.S. News’ Online Program Rankings

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Rush University College of Nursing rose to the No. 1 spot among 183 schools eligible for the graduate nursing programs category in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs list released today. Distance learning plays a key role in helping to solve the U.S.’s nursing shortage as advanced practice nurses, functioning in both inpatient and outpatient settings, can increase accessibility to high quality and cost-effective care. This is particularly true for underserved rural and urban populations.

Channels: Back to School, Education, Healthcare, In the Workplace, Nursing,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 10:50 AM EST
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Newswise: Can the flu shot help fight cancer?

Can the flu shot help fight cancer?

Rush University Medical Center

Physicians and scientists at Rush University Medical Center have found that injecting tumors with influenza vaccines, including some FDA-approved seasonal flu shots, turns cold tumors to hot, a discovery that could lead to an immunotherapy to treat cancer. The study results were published December 30th in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Clinical Trials, Women's Health, Cell Biology, Immunology, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Influenza,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 5:05 PM EST
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Rick Sumner Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Rick Sumner, PhD, has spent years studying implants and ways to decrease failure by catching it early. In recognition of his distinguished contributions to understanding bone remodeling around orthopedic implants and developing strategies to improve implant fixation, Sumner has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Channels: Bone Health, In the Workplace, Surgery, All Journal News,

Released:
18-Dec-2019 3:45 PM EST
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Participants Sought for National Trial to Test Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

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The Enhanced Lifestyles for Metabolic Syndrome (ELM) Trial, a multisite test of two lifestyle treatments for a dangerous cluster of sub-disease indicators called the metabolic syndrome, is now accepting applicants at five medical centers around the country.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Clinical Trials, Diabetes, Exercise and Fitness, Heart Disease, Nutrition,

Released:
15-Nov-2019 1:10 PM EST
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Combination of More Hospitalizations and Brain Pathologies Linked to Faster Cognitive Decline

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Older people who experienced more hospitalizations and also had more Alzheimer’s pathology in their brain experienced the fastest rates of cognitive decline, according to study results published in the October 15 online issue of the Annals of Neurology.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Neuro, Seniors,

Released:
22-Oct-2019 2:10 PM EDT
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18-Oct-2019 2:50 PM EDT
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Newswise: Rush’ s Dr. Shikha Jain Among Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders

Rush’ s Dr. Shikha Jain Among Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders

Rush University Medical Center

Citing her gender equity leadership, Rush University Medical Center oncologist Dr. Shikha Jain has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders in 2019, a group of health care providers, researchers and executives in their 30s who have made significant contributions in the areas of health care administration, management or policy early in their careers.

Channels: Gender Issues, Healthcare,

Released:
17-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Dr. Joshua Jacobs Elected Vice President of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Joshua J. Jacobs, MD, William A. Hark, MD and Susanne G. Swift Professor and Chair of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, has been elected as Vice President of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) for a one-year term.

Channels: Bone Health, Surgery,

Released:
16-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Addressing Social Needs in Health Care Delivery Can Improve Health Outcomes

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Addressing social needs as a part of health care delivery can help achieve better health outcomes and potentially address major challenges in the United States health care system, according to a recently published consensus report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM).

Channels: Healthcare, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry,

Released:
8-Oct-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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