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Community health center establishes medical home for former Illinois, Cook County inmates

The University of Illinois at Chicago is working with the Illinois and Cook County departments of corrections to establish its community health center in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood as a medical home for individuals transitioning from...
22-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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NCI awards $1.7 million to UIC for research on Southeast Asian fruit

A new $1.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will enable researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago to study the fruit and its potential as a treatment for prostate cancer.
17-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UIC ranked among top 5 in the nation for online degree programs

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s online bachelor’s degree program rankings continue to rise. According to the latest rankings in U.S. News & World Report, UIC’s online programs — in health information management, business...
16-Jan-2019 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Architectural teams named finalists in design competition for new performing arts center at UIC

Three finalists chosen to compete to design a proposed $94.5M performing arts center at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
15-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

2D materials may enable electric vehicles to get 500 miles on a single charge

Lithium-air batteries are poised to become the next revolutionary replacement for currently used lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles, cell phones and computers.Lithium-air batteries, which currently are still in the experimental...
10-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UIC needle exchange and HIV testing site on west side offers expanded medical services

Clinical services to prevent and treat wounds, abscesses and infections caused as a result of injection drug use are now being offered at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Community Outreach Intervention Project’s, or COIP, west side field...
8-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UIC study details how today’s high school cliques compare to yesterday’s

Changing demographics, cultural influences and the increasing number of college-bound youth have led to the emergence of new peer groups and perceptions among adolescents.
8-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Technique boosts omega 3 fatty acid levels in brain

Getting enough of the omega 3 fatty acids DHA and EPA into the brain to study their effects on conditions such as Alzheimer’s and depression — which they have been shown to help — is no easy task. While supplements containing these fatty acids...
8-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Researcher Available to Talk to the Media about Sexual Harassment and Assault in Academic Fieldwork

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Chicago Researcher Investigates Survivors of Violence

21-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

Book Looks at How ‘Gayby Boomers’ Are Aging

In “Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology” (Oxford Press, 2016), Jesus Ramirez-Valles, professor and head of community health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, makes it clear...
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#UIC Disability Scholar Available to Address #ADA25 Anniversary

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