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2 hrs ago | Freshnews

Global Leaders In Science, Medicine, And Engineering Gather For The...

The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society is hosting the 36 Annual International Conference , this year being held at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers in Chicago, Illinois, from Tuesday, August 26 through Saturday, August 30. More than 2,500 global leaders, students, and industry professionals in science, medicine, and engineering ... (more)


10 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Kn... )--Alibaba Group today announced the appointments of Bob Christie, Jennifer Kuperman and Greg Jenkins as new members of the company's International Corporate Affairs ... )--Family owned and Indiana-based Salin Bank today announced that Rob Boyd has been named Community President and will lead the commercial and business banking effor...


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Knowles Corporation Commits $100,000 to Support Diversity in Engineering

Knowles Corporation has committed $100,000 to the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Engineering to support female engineering students.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

NBC Chicago

How Bruce Rauner Can Woo Chicago Voters

The multi-millionaire Republican venture capitalist - who's waging a successful grassroots campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Quinn - has shifted attention to Cook County , the largest voting block in the Land of Lincoln and one dominated by diehard Democrats.


Related Topix: Cook County, IL, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Bill Brady

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Nurses threaten to strike at University of Illinois Hospital

More than 1,150 nurses that staff the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System on Chicago's West Side are voting today on whether to authorize a strike that could begin as soon as late September.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Seattle Times

Life is found a half-mile below Antarctic ice

In an icy lake half a mile beneath the Antarctic ice sheet, scientists have discovered a diverse ecosystem of single-celled organisms that have managed to survive without ever seeing the light of the sun.


Related Topix: Louisiana State University

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The News-Gazette

UI board quiet on Salaita issue

University of Illinois Board of Trustees chair Christopher Kennedy at a trustees meeting at Illini Union in Urbana in September 2013.


Related Topix: Christopher Kennedy, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Confirmed: Microbial life found half mile below Antarctic ice sheet

Scientists present definitive proof that life exists .5 miles beneath the ice sheet in the Antarctic lake.


Related Topix: Louisiana State University

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Caveolin-1 Modulates Cardiac Gap Junction Homeostasis and...

From the Lifespan Cardiovascular Research Center, Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center, RI ; Department of Medicine , Department of Pharmacology , and Department of Anesthesiology , University of Illinois at Chicago; and Department of Anesthesiology, VA San ... (more)


Related Topix: Brown University, Medicine, Pharmacology, Anesthesiology, Chicago, IL


Self-Reported Health Information Predicts High-Need Medicaid Patients

Just three types of simple self-reported health measures can predict which Medicaid-eligible adults are more likely to access intensive and costly health services over the next year, a new study in Health Services Research suggests.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health


Back to school: More teachers at OPRF, solar panels in District 90, AC in District 97

When Oak Park and River Forest High School threw open its doors on Monday to welcome freshman students and the remainder of the student body on Tuesday for the 2014-15 school year, they were met by 24 new teachers.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Annals of Internal Medicine

Aggregate Cost of Mammography Screening in the United States

From University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco California.


Related Topix: UC San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Southwest News-Herald

She's right at home as a new principal

Candy Usauskas, the new principal at St. Mary Star of the Sea Elementary School, feels like a celebrity these days.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Palos Park, IL, Family, Kids

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Quinn signs bill banning on-campus smoking for state colleges

Smokers at Illinois' public colleges and universities will have to take their habit off campus under a new law signed today by Gov. Pat Quinn.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Sat Aug 16, 2014


6 Reasons To Not Go Out For Dinner Tonight

If you're weighing whether to splurge on a restaurant meal tonight or hit up the dollar menu at the nearby fast food joint, why don't you consider staying home and cooking instead? There's a number of reasons to hit the kitchen instead of the drive-thru, many of which your body will thank you for.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Nutrition

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Facing reelection, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel sees falling poll numbers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces reelection to a second term in February, but he also faces a city that appears to like him less and less.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, 2012 Presidential Election


#UIC Criminologist Available to Discuss #Ferguson Policing & Importance of Community Relations

"Police-community relations are a key predictor of community response," says Dennis Rosenbaum, professor of criminology, law and justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Toledo Blade

Kim Buehler sings in Perrysburg

Jazz vocalist Kim Buehler and three of her musical friends will be onstage at 7 p.m. today at Perrysburg's Music at the Market concert series, Louisiana and Indiana avenues in the downtown.


Related Topix: Toledo, IL, University of Toledo, Chicago, IL, Symphony, Arts, Bowling Green State University

American Academy of Family Physicians

News and Views From National Conference

During an Aug. 8 panel discussion at the 2014 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, moderator Deborah Clements, M.D., left, professor and chair of family medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, hears from Abbas Hyderi, M.D., associate dean for curriculum at the University of ... (more)


Related Topix: Clements, MD, Northwestern University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Journal of Human Hypertension

Role of leptin receptor gene polymorphisms in susceptibility to the...

Journal of Human Hypertension 28, 551–556; doi:10.1038/jhh.2013.149; published online 13 February 2014 Role of leptin receptor gene polymorphisms in susceptibility to the development of essential hypertension: a case–control association study in a Northern Han Chinese population 1Department of Hypertension Research, Beijing Anzhen ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, China, Chicago, IL, Genetics