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News-Medical-Net
African-American patients with connective tissue diseases at risk for cardiovascular diseaseA study based on medical records from more than a quarter million adult patient
African-American patients with connective tissue diseases at risk for cardiovascular disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
A study based on medical records from more than a quarter million adult patients found that African-American patients with connective tissue diseases such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis were twice as likely as white patients to suffer from narrowed... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 743 Holds Prayer Vigil At UCMC"Where people are seeking to increase their wages to a living wage in Chicago I
Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 743 Holds Prayer Vigil At UCMC
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 5 days ago
"Where people are seeking to increase their wages to a living wage in Chicago Illinois and across the country, wherever people are signing up to get organized and be members of a union, that's where I'll be and that's why I'm with you today," Garcia... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
After Ebola scare, Chicago prepares for next public health crisisInside the pediatric intensive care unit at Lurie Children's Hospital, Drs. Sab
After Ebola scare, Chicago prepares for next public health crisis
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Inside the pediatric intensive care unit at Lurie Children's Hospital, Drs. Sabrina Derrington and Bria Coates practiced taking off gloves. It sounds basic — but it wouldn't be if you were treating a patient infected with Ebola. As part of a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Consumers caught in the middle of insurers, hospital payment disputesSome Chicago area consumers were surprised to learn this month that insurance c
Consumers caught in the middle of insurers, hospital payment disputes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Some Chicago area consumers were surprised to learn this month that insurance companies can at any time limit their access to doctors and hospitals in health plans. Land of Lincoln Health announced last week on its website that it will drop the... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. moms-to-be seek reassurance about Zika after trips abroadA health worker fumigates the Altos del Cerro neighbourhood as part of preventi
U.S. moms-to-be seek reassurance about Zika after trips abroad
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
A health worker fumigates the Altos del Cerro neighbourhood as part of preventive measures against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases in Soyapango, El Salvador January 21, 2016. CHICAGO U.S. doctors are fielding a spate of calls from... Read more
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FOX News
Doctors concerned CDC guidelines on Zika may overlook some at-risk pregnant womenCHICAGO – U.S. doctors are fielding a spate of calls from expectant mothers who
Doctors concerned CDC guidelines on Zika may overlook some at-risk pregnant women
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
CHICAGO – U.S. doctors are fielding a spate of calls from expectant mothers who recently traveled to countries affected by the Zika virus and fear possible exposure to the mosquito-borne infection linked to a spike in fetal brain damage in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Land of Bait-SwitchNo, there's no health insurance company named Land of Bait-and-Switch operating
Land of Bait-Switch
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
No, there's no health insurance company named Land of Bait-and-Switch operating in Illinois. But we understand why people might think so. Over the past few months, many people signed up with upstart insurer Land of Lincoln Health in part because it... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Extended weekend sleep can counteract increased risk of diabetes associated with sleep lossTwo consecutive nights of extended sleep, a typical weekend occurrence, appears
Extended weekend sleep can counteract increased risk of diabetes associated with sleep loss
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
Two consecutive nights of extended sleep, a typical weekend occurrence, appears to counteract the increased risk of diabetes associated with short-term sleep restriction during the work week, at least in lean, healthy, young men eating a controlled... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Will patients get trampled?Most people pick their hospital because it's nearby in an emergency or, more of
Will patients get trampled?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Most people pick their hospital because it's nearby in an emergency or, more often, because their doctor practices there. It's not so much a choice as a foregone conclusion. Until it isn't. Until, that is, certain hospitals charge too much, and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
CVS Health forms clinical affiliation with U of C MedicineCVS Health Corp. on Thursday announced four new clinical affiliations with heal
CVS Health forms clinical affiliation with U of C Medicine
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 26 days ago
CVS Health Corp. on Thursday announced four new clinical affiliations with healthcare systems located across the country. The pharmacy giant has teamed up with John Muir Health in Northern California; University of Chicago Medical Center; Novant... Read more
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NBC Chicago
4 Cold-Related Deaths in Cook County so Far This WinterAt least four people have died of cold-related causes so far this winter season
4 Cold-Related Deaths in Cook County so Far This Winter
NBC Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
At least four people have died of cold-related causes so far this winter season in Cook County, including a 60-year-old man who died early Monday on the Northwest Side. Roman Knapik, 60, was found in the 5500 block of West Diversey, according to the... Read more
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redOrbit
600-million-year-old random mutation responsible for multicellular organisms, study findsJanuary 8, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Using what they call “molecular time travel,”
600-million-year-old random mutation responsible for multicellular organisms, study finds
redOrbit / Posted 29 days ago
January 8, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Using what they call “molecular time travel,” researchers from the University of Oregon, the University of Chicago Medical... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
South, West side shootings wound 5Five people were shot during attacks Sunday afternoon on the South and West sid
South, West side shootings wound 5
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Five people were shot during attacks Sunday afternoon on the South and West sides, officials said. Most recently, at 3:20 p.m. a male, whose age was not immediately available, was shot twice in the leg at on the 200 block of North Homan Avenue in... Read more
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