Rush Announces Affiliation With DuPage Medical Group
With the aim of bringing academic medical center-level care to Chicago's western suburbs, Rush has announced an affiliation with DuPage Medical Group. The agreement includes the development of a state-of-the-art cancer center (scroll down for images) in DuPage County, Ill. Read more.
Rush Named Official Site for Use of Prostate Cancer Vaccine
Rush has been named an official site for the use of Provenge, a vaccine the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved last year for the treatment of men with advanced prostate cancer. Read more.
Low B-12 Levels May Lead to Cognitive Problems
Older adults with low blood levels of vitamin B-12 markers may be more likely to have lower brain volumes and diminished thinking skills, according to a study authored by Christine C. Tangney, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Clinical Nutrition at Rush. Read more.
Privacy and Security Update From the Rush Privacy Office
The Rush Privacy Office recommends taking practical steps to decrease the risk of a privacy breach. Read more.
Web Exclusive: Interview With Maria I. Brown, DO
The Rush InPerson blog talks with Brown, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine, about her lifelong involvement with disability issues, for which she received the Eugene J-MA Thonar, PhD, Award this fall. Read more.
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