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A Rare Look Inside Chicago’s Top Sports Teams — and Support for Orthopedic Research

Attend the 2023 Chicago Sports Summit and support orthopedic research at RUSH, you may purchase tickets or sponsor a table. To learn about other sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ann Pitcher at [email protected].
6-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Volunteers Sought for Stroke Study

Researchers at RUSH are seeking volunteers to explore how a change in diet may improve brain health after a stroke. The study, called NOURISH — short for Nutrition Effects on Brain Outcomes and Recovery in Stroke After Hospitalization — aims to...
21-Aug-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

RUSH Again Among Best in Nation on U.S. News’ Best Hospitals Honor Roll

For the fourth year in a row, RUSH is among the nation’s best on U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In the annual evaluation of more than 4,500 hospitals, U.S. News & World Report again placed RUSH University Medical...
1-Aug-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MIND Diet Study Shows 'Short-Term' Impact on Cognition

New research shows the importance of long-term commitment to the MIND diet for reaping the greatest benefit to brain health.
27-Jul-2023 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Prevalence of Alzheimer’s Across U.S.

Research results, published July 17 in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, show the first-ever county-level estimates of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in all U.S. counties.
21-Jul-2023 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bodybuilding Supplement May Help Stave off Alzheimer’s

The secret to protecting your memory may be a staple of a bodybuilder’s diet. RUSH researchers recently discovered that a muscle-building supplement called beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate, also called HMB, may help protect memory, reduce plaques...
21-Jul-2023 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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RUSH and UChicago Medicine Expand Racial Health Equity Reporting Tool Nationally

Chicago health systems RUSH and UChicago Medicine are making available a free self-assessment tool that uses a race-conscious approach to help hospitals benchmark health equity efforts for all patients. Created after the COVID 19 pandemic revealed...
14-Jul-2023 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Unveils Paths to Stopping Cytokine Storms in COVID-19

New research from RUSH University reveals pathways to reducing organ injury caused by severe COVID-19 infection. What began as a study of how the common cold affected patients with certain types of kidney disease evolved to mitigating myocarditis,...
11-Apr-2023 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Older Adults Face Extra Hazards in the Heat

When the temperature soars above 90 degrees, most people can stay cool and safe. But for older adults, a few days of hot weather can pose serious health risks. Fortunately, knowing the facts and being prepared can help prevent heat exhaustion and...
7-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT

Eczema or Psoriasis: How to Tell Which One You May Have

Eczema and psoriasis are common skin conditions, and they can both appear as rashes that may itch or burn. If you get rashes often, you might wonder if you have one or the other.
7-Sep-2023 8:55 AM EDT

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Heart Doctor and Lifelong Runner Offers Tips to Running

Sean Swearingen, MD, a sports cardiologist at RUSH, outlines ways to target your workout for maximum benefit and minimum strain..
26-May-2022 4:20 PM EDT

How to Protect Yourself During the Omicron COVID-19 Surge: How to Go Out Safely

Michael Lin, MD, MPH, an infectious disease specialist, explains how risky some activities are now as the highly transmissible omicron variant surges through Chicago and the rest of the country.
12-Jan-2022 12:40 PM EST

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COVID Surge, Omicron Variant Experts From Rush University Medical Center

RUSH is among the nation’s leading hospitals for identifying, treating and protecting against COVID-19. Throughout the pandemic and with onset of the highly contagious omicron variant, RUSH experts are able to speak to all aspects of this global...
31-Dec-2021 7:05 AM EST

Navigating Holiday Family Gatherings in Tense Times

Rush psychologist offers help handling some tricky situations that may come up this holiday season
3-Nov-2021 12:10 PM EDT

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