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Study Examines Gun Policy Preferences Across Racial Groups

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Support for all forms of gun control is stronger among Latinos and blacks than whites, according to researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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National Leader in Fetal Surgery Joins Lurie Children’s Hospital

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Aimen Shaaban, MD, a pediatric surgeon and leading expert in the area of fetal surgery, has joined Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago as Director of The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health.

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Study Links Sleep Patterns with Pain Persistence After Pediatric Surgery

About 20 percent of children develop persistent pain after surgery, and a new study published in The Journal of Pain showed that poorer night-time sleep quality was significantly associated with greater next-day pain intensity over four months after surgery.

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Battling Infectious Diseases with 3-D Protein Structures

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An international team of scientists including the Computation Institute has determined the 3-D atomic structures of more than 1,000 proteins that are potential targets for drugs and vaccines to combat some of the world’s most dangerous emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases.

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Angelman Biomarkers and Outcome Measures Alliance and Roche Begin Patient-Centered Qualitative Research to Inform Potential Outcome Measures for Angelman Syndrome Clinical Trials

A collaborative group of parent-driven organizations seeking a cure for Angelman syndrome has teamed up with F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, (Roche), one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies, in the first phase of a study that will support the design of human clinical trials and treatment development for the disorder.

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Rush University Medical Center Again Honored for Equity of Care

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For the second time in three years, the American Hospital Association has chosen Rush University Medical Center an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award, which recognizes hospitals and health systems for their efforts to reduce health care disparities and to advance diversity and inclusion. The association announced the award recipient and honorees on June 20.

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UIC Experts Publish Papers on Chicago Public Schools

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Peer-reviewed special issue on Chicago Public Schools edited with studies by UIC Education experts.

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Chicago Quantum Exchange to Create Technologically Transformative Ecosystem

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The University of Chicago is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory to launch an intellectual hub for advancing academic, industrial and governmental efforts in the science and engineering of quantum information.

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American Dental Hygienists’ Association Announces New Leadership for 2017-18 at 94th Annual Conference

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At this year’s 94th Annual Conference, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association installed Tammy Filipiak, RDH, MS, of Mosinee, Wisconsin, as the organization’s 2017-18 president, along with ADHA’s new slate of officers for the upcoming year.







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