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July 25, 2016

New procedure to prevent stroke offered at UI Health

Helps those with atrial fibrillation who can’t take blood-thinners

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July 20, 2016

Eleven UIC students named Schweitzer fellows

524 Schweitzer Fellows have been named in Chicago since 1996

Gary Slutkin

July 20, 2016

Cure Violence founder named a Chicago Humanitarian of the Year by UNICEF

Recognizes impact on improving children’s lives

close-up of the iris of an eye

July 20, 2016

Clinical trial tests cord tissue to treat macular degeneration

Supporting surviving rod and cone cells

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July 19, 2016

Abnormalities found in ‘insight’ areas of the brain in anorexia

Similar abnormalities in patients with body dysmorphic disorder

prescription drugs

July 18, 2016

Medication costs likely to jump this year

$419 billion was spent on prescription drugs in 2015

Assata Shakur

July 15, 2016

Social justice film series focuses on Cuba

Documentaries examine Cuba’s past and present

Dr. Ajay Maker

July 15, 2016

Adjuvant chemotherapy in early-stage colon cancer may improve survival

Stage 2 patients focus of large, retrospective study

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July 11, 2016

Germs add ripples to make ‘groovy’ graphene

New nanomaterial conducts differently at right angles


July 11, 2016

Hops extract studied to prevent breast cancer

Results in cultured cells suggest chemopreventive effect possible