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RUSH to Partner With Medtronic to Create Innovation Hub

Rush University System for Health (RUSH) and Medtronic will partner to create an Innovation Hub designed to bring together the brightest minds from industry and academic medicine to lead research and develop technology and treatments for patients...
23-Sep-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Apprentice Program Trains, Retains Medical Assistants

Apprenticeships - trainees being employed while receiving hands-on training —are uncommon in healthcare. But this RUSH pilot program is an innovative approach that could be an overlooked strategy in connecting workplaces with workforces.
20-Sep-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

RUSH, Franciscan to Partner on Clinical Services for Cancer, Neurosciences

Chicago-based Rush University System for Health and Franciscan Alliance, Inc., are partnering to jointly develop and provide clinical services to improve the availability of health care to patients in Northwest Indiana, giving patients streamlined...
7-Sep-2022 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Treadmill Exercise Shown to Improve Parkinson’s Symptoms in Mice

Regular treadmill exercise helped improve Parkinson’s disease symptoms in mice in a recent study by researchers at RUSH.
19-Aug-2022 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Strawberries May Fend Off Alzheimer’s

RUSH researchers found that a bioactive compound found in strawberries called pelargonidin may be associated with less neurofibrillary tau tangles in the brain.
28-Jul-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

For the third year in a row, RUSH is ranked among the nation’s best on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Of more than 4,500 U.S. hospitals evaluated, RUSH ranked 20th in the nation, with 10 specialties rated among...
26-Jul-2022 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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RUSH to Open Outpatient Center in West Loop

RUSH University System for Health is expanding access to its services and experts for those living in Chicago’s West Loop. A new outpatient center will open in fall 2022.
31-May-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush University Medical Center, Select Medical Break Ground on New Rehabilitation Hospital

The combined critical illness recovery and inpatient rehabilitation hospital is being built on the RUSH University Medical Center campus. The hospital is slated to open in 2024 and will feature 44 critical illness recovery and 56 inpatient...
25-May-2022 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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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

Understanding Bruce Willis' Aphasia Diagnosis

7-Apr-2022 3:05 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

Rush Scientists Can Discuss Detection of Omicron Variant

7-Dec-2021 7:05 PM 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

5 Things You Must Do While You Wait for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Even as vaccinations against COVID-19 are under way, the virus continues to kill thousands of Americans every day, making it more important than ever to stay safe and be ready in case it strikes you or your family. Here's what you need to do to...
30-Dec-2020 4:05 PM EST

How to Celebrate the Fourth of July During the Pandemic

While parks and friends’ backyards will be open to celebrate July 4, it’s still important to interact safely with others amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Even though more places are reopening in Chicago and around the state, there still is a...
1-Jul-2020 11:45 AM EDT

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