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Everyday Activities Associated with More Gray Matter in Brains of Older Adults

Higher levels of lifestyle physical activity – such as house cleaning, walking a dog and gardening, as well as exercise – are associated with more gray matter in the brains of older adults, according to a study by researchers at Rush University...
14-Feb-2018 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Study: Chaplains Crucial for Advance Care Planning in Medical Practice

In a study, 80 percent of participants completed an advance directive after meeting with a chaplain as part of a doctor’s appointment
1-Feb-2018 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

MIND Diet May Slow Cognitive Decline in Stroke Survivors

A diet created by researchers at Rush University Medical Center may help substantially slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors, according to preliminary research presented on Jan. 25, at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke...
24-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Joffrey Ballet Selects Doctors at Rush University Medical Center to be Company Physicians

The internationally-acclaimed Joffrey Ballet has chosen Rush University Medical Center as the Company’s preferred medical center for treatment.
12-Jan-2018 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Seek Blood Test for Early Lung Cancer Detection

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are trying to answer that question by working to develop a blood test for early detection of lung cancer. The National Cancer Institute awarded this endeavor a two-year $275,000 grant on Jan. 1.
9-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

MIND Diet Ranked Among Best

For the third consecutive year, a diet created, studied and reported on by researchers at Rush University Medical Center has been ranked among the top five diets for 2018 in multiple categories by U.S. News & World Report.
2-Jan-2018 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rush Hospitals Receive Five Stars for Quality of Care

Rush University Medical Center and Rush Copley Medical Center each have received five stars, the highest possible rating, for hospital quality from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. CMS, as the centers are known, published the...
21-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Putting a Fork in Cognitive Decline

While cognitive abilities naturally decline with age, eating one serving of leafy green vegetables a day may aid in preserving memory and thinking skills as a person grows older, according to a study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center...
20-Dec-2017 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites


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A father and daughter each got a fighting chance against lung cancer, thanks to early detection and Rush's top-rated lung surgery program.
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People with high blood pressure may need to lower it much more than previously thought, according to the recently announced results of a major study. A heart health expert discusses the implications.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Injuries are on the rise as runners ramp up their training for the Chicago Marathon. Doctors explain what can go wrong, and when to seek medical attention for those aches and pains.
16-Sep-2015 8:05 PM EDT

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