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Illinois Heart Rescue

August 28, 2015

Group provides CPR training kits to all Illinois high schools

Kits will go to high school teachers to teach life-saving methods to students

Infographic showing statistics about police deaths in states with highest gun ownership

August 13, 2015

Police more likely to be killed on duty in states with high gun ownership

Study: states with high public gun ownership have more police deaths

Lijun Rong

August 7, 2015

Familiar drugs may block Ebola virus infection

Lethal disease may be stopped by drugs already used to treat other illnesses

molecular psychiatry

July 30, 2015

Depressed females have over-active glutamate receptor gene

Gender plays a role in depression and suicide

Prostate organoid derived from human embryonic stem cells. Photo credit: Gail Prins.

July 29, 2015

Prostate ‘organoid’ hints at how early BPA exposure may increase cancer risk

New findings show how exposure to common chemical may affect prostate

COVER - NATURE - RIBOSOME (F)

July 29, 2015

Researchers design first artificial ribosome

Discovery could enable production of new drugs

Arden Handler

July 27, 2015

Grant will help build awareness, use of well-woman visit

Project encourages preventive health care for low-income women

alcohol

July 23, 2015

Biomarker higher in binge drinkers

Simple blood test may help identify young adults at risk for alcohol abuse

Chicago Heat Wave

July 21, 2015

1995 Chicago Heat Wave: Then and Now

Public forum looks at response to past disaster and challenges ahead

Man smoking a cigarette

July 17, 2015

Researchers find disparities in smoke-free law coverage

Communities with less education, income have fewer no-smoking laws