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Dreading the Fall Back? You’re Not Alone

Daylight saving time is doing far more harm than good, according to sleep scientists. James Wyatt, PhD, clinical sleep disorder specialist, explains.
3-Nov-2021 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Ranks Rush No. 2 for Quality Among 101 Leading Academic Medical Centers

Rush University Medical Center again has been recognized as being among the top academic medical centers nationwide in the annual ranking by Vizient, Inc.Many health care leaders consider the annual study to be the most accurate gauge of the...
15-Oct-2021 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nasal Drugs Show Promise for Slowing Parkinson’s Disease Progression in Lab Study

Rush researchers have shown that two lab-developed and nasally-delivered peptides helped slow the spread of alpha-synuclein in mice.
21-Sep-2021 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MIND Diet Linked to Better Cognitive Performance

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found that older adults may benefit from a specific diet called the MIND diet even when they develop these protein deposits, known as amyloid plaques and tangles.
21-Sep-2021 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Equitable Primary Care in the Community

A virtual webinar, "Equitable Primary Care in the Community," will bring together experts to address the challenges involved in providing primary care in the most at-risk communities. The event launches a partnership between Rush University Graduate...
21-Sep-2021 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush University, IIT Partner for Equitable Health Care Design

Together, IIT and Rush will design, test, and implement high-value care that communities want and will use. The graduate schools at ID and Rush University will offer courses, seminars, and events in the coming months for students, clinicians, and...
9-Sep-2021 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush Accountable Care Organization Achieves Record Medicare Savings

Rush Health, Rush University System for Health’s clinically integrated provider network, generated $19.8 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in the care it provided for more than 30,000 Medicare beneficiaries in the greater Chicago...
27-Aug-2021 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lancet Respiratory Medicine study: Awake prone positioning can prevent intubation in covid-19 patients

A six country clinical study of more than 1,100 hospitalized COVID-19 patients who required high-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy suggests that prone positioning (rotating patients with severe breathing issues so they are face down) soon after...
23-Aug-2021 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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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

COVID-19 Anxieties: Six Tips To Avoid Stress Eating When Social Distancing

Joyce A. Corsica, PhD, director of outpatient psychotherapy and director of bariatric psychology at Rush and Mackenzie Kelly, PhD, a clinical psychologist and assistant professor at Rush, shared six tips to avoid emotional eating during social...
26-Mar-2020 12:05 PM EDT

Washing Wear: Five Ways to Keep Your Hands from Drying and Cracking

Now more than ever, hand-washing is important. As we work to battle the further spread of what is now a global pandemic, hand hygiene is our number weapon.
18-Mar-2020 5:10 PM EDT

Wash your hands, clean your phone

As we look to minimize the spread of COVID-19 across the country, let’s not forget the mobile devices – the fomites – we carry around with us every day. Yes, wash your hands, but just as importantly, clean your phones.
17-Mar-2020 3:10 PM EDT

Rush experts can comment on Neuroendocrine cancer, the rare and often aggressive cancer that took the life of Bernie Sanders' daughter-in-law Rainè Riggs, 48

9-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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Rush Brings Leadership in Health Care IT to White House

At a recent White House event designed to engage more application developers, Rush University Medical Center CIO Dr. Shafiq Rab and chief application architect Modi Boutrs presented an app for mobile phone that provides patients with access to their...
17-Aug-2018 2:55 PM EDT

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