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  1. EXCHANGE: Harvard nurse honored for helping migrant workersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    The first treatment that Elizabeth Rios administered at the Harvard Area Community Health Center didn't come in a bottle, but in a sentence. Rios, a family nurse practitioner, discovered when she talked to her patients, many of them migrant workers who primarily - or only - spoke Spanish, hearing familiar speech was often the first defense against some of their ailments.


  2. Growing up with smokers doubles risk for adult smoking among HispanicsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    For Hispanics/Latinos living in the United States, growing up in a home with a regular smoker nearly doubled their chances of becoming an adult smoker. The findings are based on data from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos , the largest ongoing study of this ethno-culturally diverse population in the U.S. The study was published online in the journal Preventive Medicine and is the first to look at the association between childhood exposure to cigarette smoking behavior and adult smoking rates in Hispanics/Latinos.


  3. Report: Illinois college chiefs living in 'fantasy world of lavish perks'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    College of DuPage President Robert Breuder leaves his office with his dog on the Glen Ellyn campus in April 2015. College trustees approved a severance package for Breuder that will pay him $763,000 to retire three years early, in 2016.


  4. Hemodynamic Characteristics of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Circulation

    Correspondence to Ali Alaraj, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 South Wood St, MC-799, Chicago, IL 60612. E-mail Background and Purpose- The pathogenesis of aneurysms associated with cerebral arteriovenous malformation feeder vessels is poorly understood.


  5. Abstract 328: Cardiovascular Disease Associated with Ability to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Circulation

    ... analysis of all adult patients listed for first time renal transplantation at the University Of Illinois Chicago from 2002 till 2006. We defined Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) as a history of myocardial infarction or coronary revascularization. We ...


  6. Golden Hammer: Nih funded gay smoking study with taxpayers' moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The National Institutes of Health is using hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars on grants to study the best ways to get gay people to quit smoking and abusing drugs and alcohol. The University of Illinois at Chicago has spent over $435,000 since 2010 to carry out a "culturally targeted and individually tailored smoking cessation study" for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender smokers, according to the grant information published by the NIH .


  7. Mother McAuley Sends Off Class of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School held its 58th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17 at the Shannon Center on the campus of Saint Xavier University. Families and friends of the 278 graduates gathered together to celebrate the occasion.


  8. Anti-Smoking Commercials Burn Out Over TimeRead the original story

    Yesterday | San Diego NewsCape

    The massive, federally funded anti-smoking campaign "Tips From Former Smokers"-"Tips" for short-fizzled more than it popped. That's the conclusion behind research published this week in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine by San Diego State University public health researcher John W. Ayers, along with a team of investigators at the Santa Fe Institute and University of Illinois Chicago.


  9. New Zealand's maternity statistics should be better expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | University of Otago News

    New Zealand should be one of the safest places in the world to give birth with maternity statistics that are as good as or better than most other countries, says Professor Stacie Geller, an international maternal morbidity and mortality expert. Dr Geller's comments are in response to the Save the Children's annual State of the World's Mothers report that shows New Zealand trails eight places behind ninth-ranked Australia for maternal health.


  10. If you play college sports, understand job optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 |

    Some University of Illinois at Chicago athletes are getting together to form a new team. But this effort isn't about competition.


  11. UIC College of Nursing shares expertise with worldRead the original story

    Wednesday | PressReleasePoint

    The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing has been redesignated a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for International Nursing Development in Primary Health Care. UIC is the longest-running WHO Collaborating Centre in Nursing and Midwifery, as it was named the first such center in 1986.


  12. Phosphorylation of Cardiac Myosin-Binding Protein-C Is a Critical...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Circulation

    From the Department of Medical Physiology and Division of Molecular Cardiology, Department of Medicine , Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Temple City; Internal Medicine/Division of Cardiology and Department of Surgery , Baylor Scott & White Health-Central Texas, Temple City; Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology and Biotechnology Center, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison ; and Department of Physiology and Biophysics and Center for Cardiovascular Research, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago . Correspondence to Carl W. Tong, MD, PhD, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, 702 Southwest H.K. Dodgen Loop, Temple City, TX 76504.


  13. Another Daley takes his place on Chicago's City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Daily Herald

    Another member of Chicago's most famous political dynasty is taking his place on the City Council that his grandfather and uncle presided over - and dominated - for decades. Patrick Daley Thompson, a 45-year-old lawyer, was sworn in as alderman Monday to represent the city's 11th Ward, the very neighborhood on Chicago's South Side where Mayor Richard J. Daley rose to power and held it with an iron fist for 21 years and where his son, Mayor Richard M. Daley, kept a grip on it for 22 more.


  14. Obama library foundation raised $5.4 million in 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | KAUZ

    The nonprofit foundation raising money for President Barack Obama's future library in Chicago took in more than $5.4 million in 2014, according to the organization's tax returns. The money comes from just 11 donors, many of them longtime Obama supporters from Chicago where the library will be located.


  15. Bigger capsules may be long-sought key for transplanting islet cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | EurekAlert!

    Changing the size of cell-carrying spheres may surmount the difficulties that have bedeviled diabetes researchers trying to ferry insulin-producing islet cells into hosts as a way to treat type 1 diabetes. New findings published in the journal Nature Materials suggest that for the spherical capsules, bigger may be better.


  16. Hemodynamic Features of Symptomatic Vertebrobasilar Disease [Original Contribution]Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurosurgery , Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation , and Center for Magnetic Resonance Research , University of Illinois at Chicago; Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Lake Forest College, IL ; Departments of Neurology and Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY ; Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Washington University in St. Louis, MO ; Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles ; Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia ; Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA ; Departments of Radiology, Neurology and Neurological Surgery, Mallinkrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University in St. Louis, MO ; and Department of Translational Science and Molecular ... (more)


  17. Pyke: What kind of driving behavior drives you nuts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Daily Herald

    Just a typical commute. Inching along I-355 on automatic pilot, and then, it happens.


  18. New Short Story Book Targets Teens and Young Adults - 'Almost Grown' by Tony LindsayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | PRWeb

    When composing short stories for 'Almost Grown,' Lindsay reached back to his teen thinking, while also recalling the tangled web of parenting three daughter's through their 'almost grown' years. I would describe the book as thought provoking for teens.


  19. Notre Dame fencer from Colorado dies in fall from Joyce Center roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Red Eye Chicago

    A 21-year-old fencer from Colorado due to graduate Sunday from the University of Notre Dame died early Saturday after a fall from the roof of the Joyce Center. In a news release , the university says a group of students appears to have gained access to the roof of the Joyce Center by climbing up at a relatively low point.


  20. Death of woman who fell at UIC reclassified as accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Chicago Tribune

    The death of a 21-year-old north suburban woman who died early May 8 after plunging from a University of Illinois at Chicago building has been reclassified as an accident after initially being ruled a suicide, officials said. The Cook County medical examiner's office had determined, following an examination May 9, that Yuliya Fedorova, of the 20500 block of Margaret Avenue in Lincolnshire, died of blunt force trauma of the head and neck from a jump from height, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.