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Boy shaving Alberto Locante's head for St. Baldrick's.

February 10, 2016

Shaving heads to fight kids’ cancer at UI Health

Event raises funds for childhood cancer research

Salmonella bacteria

February 4, 2016

Molecular switch lets salmonella fight or evade immune system

Switch allows germs to form biofilms and lurk quietly inside host

Jerry Krishnan

February 2, 2016

UIC to lead $13.7M clinical trial of COPD medications

Which drug is best for smokers, past smokers?

police officers wearing colored safety vests

January 28, 2016

Clashes with cops more injurious than civilian-only skirmishes

40 percent hospitalized had mental illness

Lugo living bowel transplant

January 28, 2016

Woman receives rare living-donor small bowel transplant from dad

UI Health only U.S. center offering procedure


January 25, 2016

Summit discusses ways to decrease targeted violence

Recommendations call for community involvement

Dead Islet Cells

January 25, 2016

Encapsulated human islet cells can normalize blood sugar levels in mice

A step towards a cure for diabetes

UI Health emergency department

January 21, 2016

Grant will link chronically homeless patients to housing services

Electronic medical records could get homeless patients into housing faster

Amygdala Connectivity

January 20, 2016

Emotion-processing networks disrupted in sufferers of depression

Findings may help Identify who will benefit from continued treatment

children on a playground

January 13, 2016

Where do the children play? In renovated playgrounds, study says

Leisure and health benefits of these parks extend to all ages