All health medicine

Bottle with skull and crossbones label

April 14, 2015

Surveys miss majority of poisonings, underestimate cost by billions

$8 billion in hospital costs in Illinois in 2010

Subhash Pandey, director, UIC Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics. Photo: Joshua Clark.

April 13, 2015

Unique UIC center will study alcohol’s effect on genes

New center, funded by $7 million NIH grant, will study long-term exposure

Sarah Parker Harris,an Associate Professor and the Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Disability and Human Development.
Maija Renko,  Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship. Photo: Joshua Clark

April 9, 2015

Business training for aspiring entrepreneurs with disabilities

Researchers develop project to expand careers for people with disabilities

drain pipe releasing water

April 9, 2015

Combined sewer systems lead to risk of illness after heavy rains

Contamination of drinking water may be to blame for health problems

Hand holding cigarette

April 6, 2015

Women smokers concerned about weight less likely to try to quit

Cessation programs should address fears about weight gain

aging faces

April 2, 2015

Raising retirement age widens benefit disparities for disadvantaged

Populations with shorter lifespans would lose with Social Security at 70

beer bottles lined up

April 2, 2015

Adolescent drinking affects adult behavior through genetic changes

Linked to alcoholism, psychiatric disorders later in life

Premature infants’ ability to suck during feeding (F)

March 31, 2015

Preemies’ feeding improved when mothers act naturally

Normal interactions during feeding best for preterm babies’ development

MRI and FROC imaging of prostate cancer (F)

March 26, 2015

Defense grant helps UIC urologist bring prostate cancer into focus

UIC-developed imaging may show aggressive tumors needing treatment

Camp STAR for kids with ADHA

March 23, 2015

Summer treatment program for kids with ADHD begins June 15

Life-changing camp for children ages 6-12 is fun, too