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Higher Ed Roundup: Twitter and town halls

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

Roundup: Why so serious?

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

UIC gets grant for new research center

UIC plans new center to study health disparities in Chicago involving various cancers.

over 5 years ago | Adeshina O. Emmanuel Jr.

Chicago hospital collaborative would reduce energy emissions

More than a dozen area hospitals are in talks to work together to become more energy efficient. The Chicago Green Healthcare Initiative would reduce emissions and make health care more sustainable.

over 5 years ago | Alex Parker

Obama continues conversation about fathers

Obama's bid to help fathers and families comes to Chicago Wednesday.

over 5 years ago | Samantha Liss

Surgical museum probes art of anatomy

over 5 years ago | Alex Parker

Health experts say minority access key to reform

Many minority groups and communities suffer from unequal access to health care, a panel said last night. Fixing them should be a priority in the national health care debate, they said.

over 5 years ago | Alex Parker

State grants for college students could be slashed in budget cuts

With financial aid award letters going out now, officials are telling students not to expect the state grants come January, unless legislators come up with a way to fund the program.

over 5 years ago | Peter Sachs

UIC study explores emergency training in Second Life

The UIC study will gauge whether the popular virtual reality game can be used for simulations of life-and-death situations like terrorist attacks and epidemics.

over 5 years ago | Adeshina O. Emmanuel Jr.

More restaurants, less asthma?

Children in Chicago neighborhoods with more cultural activities, restaurants, diversity and economic potential are far less likely to suffer from asthma, according to a new study by four Chicago doctors.

over 5 years ago | Alex Parker

Tight economy forcing hospitals to make tough decisions

The economic downturn is forcing hospitals in Chicago and across the country to take a close look at what works and what doesn't, and has led to the decision here to close several community clinics. That's putting a strain on smaller clinics, which now see more patients.

over 5 years ago | Alex Parker

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