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7 hrs ago |

Embrace daily massage to improve health

Massage does improve vascular function in people who had not exercised, says research, suggesting that massage has benefits for people regardless of their level of physical activity.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Circulation, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

12 hrs ago |

Harold Clurman Lab Theater to Present Zayd Dohrn's MUCKRAKERS, 5/30-7/2

The Harold Clurman Lab Theater, the professional wing of the Art of Acting Studio, is proud to present The West Coast premiere of Muckrakers by Zayd Dohrn .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, New York

13 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

10 ways you're ruining your eyes

Sure, mom used to scold you about sitting too close to the TV, but that's not the only thing that could be hurting your eyes.


Related Topix: 60 Minutes, Entertainment, Television

17 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Madigan wants city to unite on site for Obama library: Sweet

The team of rivals angling to land the Obama presidential library and museum - Chicago State University, the University of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago - united on Thursday to encourage the state of Illinois to appropriate $100 million for the project, to help lure it to the city.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Chicago State University, University of Chicago, US House of Representatives, Rahm Emanuel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Less-educated whites see sharp decline in life expectancy

Barbara Gentry slowly shifts her heavy frame out of a chair and uses a walker to move the dozen feet to a chair not far from the pool table at the Buford Senior Center.


Related Topix: African-American

New York Daily News

Curtis Granderson Stadium opens its doors in Chicago

The last two days of the Mets roadtrip, Curtis Granderson was focused on healing to get back into the lineup Friday night at Citi Field.



Ucsf P&T Wins 14th Annual Amcp P&T Competition

It was all sunshine and smiles in Tampa, Florida for the UCSF Pharmacy and Therapeutics team as they took home first place in the 14th Annual AMCP P&T Competition on April 4. The team, consisting of Edna Cheung , Randal Du , Isabel Fong and Thomas Lee , accepted the honor and $2500 scholarship with faculty advisor, Glen Yokoyama before the cheers, ... (more)


Related Topix: Tampa, FL

WTAX-AM Springfield

Obama Presidential Library Plans Get Hearing

A hearing on spending $100 million to build President Obama's presidential library focused not on whether it's worth the investment, but where in Chicago it should be built.


Related Topix: Chicago State University, University of Chicago


5 Lessons The World Can Learn From One Of History's Most Daring Cities

This post is part of HuffPost's Good News USA series, which showcases both past and present ways cities across the country have created a positive impact worldwide and within their own communities.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL


Smart Growth principles part of Treasure Valley summit

April 17 --The two things people hate about development are sprawl and density. That's an old saying among urban planners, one that captures the "damned if you do, damned if you don't" resistance that meets all new trends in development.


Related Topix: Boise, ID

The San Francisco Foghorn

Between the Lines: USF Hosts Writers Festival

Up-and-coming writers gathered to read from selected events at the University's Emerging Writers' Festival last week.


Related Topix: African-American, Arts, Poetry, UMass Lowell

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tadeusz Slobodzianek Attends Remy Bumppo Performance of His Play Our Class Tonight

Award-winning Polish playwright Tadeusz Slobozianek will be at the Remy Bumppo Theatre Company's presentation of his noted and controversial play, Our Class, tonight, April 17, and will participate in a talkback after the show.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL

The News-Gazette

UI-Chicago, faculty union reach contract deal

The faculty union at the University of Illinois at Chicago has reached a tentative deal with administration on its first contract, the union announced Wednesday.


My FOX Chicago

Illinois-Chicago, faculty union reach agreement

The head of the University of Illinois at Chicago's faculty union says a tentative contract agreement has been reached with the school administration.


Michigan Radio

How thrifting became a $13 billion industry

We're joined by Brenda Parker. She is a professor of Urban Planning at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


PhysOrg Weblog

Component of I.V. drips may reduce acute injury to organs, including the heart

Yale researchers have found that the lactate component of a common saline solution used in hospitals may have anti-inflammatory effects that can reduce injury to major organs.


Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Medicine, Nephrology, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

WAND-TV Decatur

UIC to officially open new baseball stadium

Officials from the University of Illinois at Chicago are preparing to officially unveil the school's new baseball stadium this week.


Tue Apr 15, 2014


Desensitization of Myofilaments to Ca2+ as a Therapeutic Target for...

From the Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology and Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Center for Cardiovascular Research , University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, and Microbiology, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH ; Division of Molecular ... (more)


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Genetics, Medicine, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, University of Cincinnati

The Papillion Times

Part-time college professors push for higher pay

Anne Winkler-Morey is as an adjunct professor at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minn., a job for which she'll earn $17,000 this year.


Related Topix: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Metropolitan State University, University of Minnesota, Hamline University, Macalester College

Boxing Scene

Ronny Rios Edges Andrew Cancio in Exciting Slugfest

Junior lightweight Ronny Rios kept his record unblemished with a 10-round unanimous decision victory over Andrew Cancio on Monday night at the University of Illinois-Chicago Pavilion.


Related Topix: Harvey, IL