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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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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

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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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Knock, Knock: In-Home Visits Maybe Key to Reversing Childhood Obesity

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Behavioral medicine experts from the Rush University Prevention Center at Rush University Medical Center are going straight to patients’ homes to see if they can find solutions to address childhood obesity. An ongoing study called, “Creating Healthy Environments for Chicago Kids” (CHECK) is comparing a family-based treatment program delivered in the home versus traditional clinic visits.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Food Science, Obesity,

Released:
2-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Rush University Medical Center Ranked # 1 for Highest Quality Care

Rush University Medical Center Ranked # 1 for Highest Quality Care

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Rush University Medical Center was the top ranked large academic medical center in the country in the 2019 Vizient Quality and Accountability Study, which many experts consider to be the most accurate gauge of the quality of care a hospital delivers because it is entirely based on data from all patients, not reputation.

Channels: Healthcare, Neuro, Transplantation,

Released:
20-Sep-2019 12:00 AM EDT
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Indoor Directions Goes Live At Rush University System for Health

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Rush University System for Health today launched Indoor Directions, a new feature within the My Rush mobile app that offers turn-by-turn directions inside Rush buildings to help patients navigate around them.

Channels: Apps, Healthcare,

Released:
12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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