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Health Information Discover Rush Spring 2012
Discover Rush Spring 2012  
Discover Rush Spring 2012 

Welcome to the Spring 2012 issue of Discover Rush, the health newsletter from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Here you'll find articles on health and medical topics from the latest issue of our Discover Rush print newsletter, as well as Web-exclusive features.

Discover Rush Spring 2012: The New Hospital Issue — By Design

Facts About the New Hospital
Learn interesting facts about the new hospital Tower at Rush.

Web Exclusive: Images of the New Hospital Tower

In Case of Emergency
Rush's state-of-the-art new emergency facility was designed for prompt, quality care and patient safety.

From Bedsides to Blueprints
Over the past several years, hundreds of doctors, nurses and other care providers at Rush have contributed to plans for the hew hospital. Here, five clinicians who played key roles in the planning share some of their favorite elements of the design that will enhance patient care.

The Design is in the Details
The design of the new hospital Tower and the detail-oriented planning behind that design make it one of the nation's most advanced health care facilities. Learn about the many Tower features designed to foster optimal health, comfort and safety for patients and familes.

Architectural Design: Form Following Function
Plenty of architects set out to create buildings that will stand out in Chicago's skyline, but it's rare for a structure's eye-catching design to be created solely for the purpose of helping those inside do their jobs more effectively.

Learn even more about the new hospital at

Rush in the News

There's More to Weight Management Than Willpower
A clinical psychologist at Rush sees obesity as the result of the ways in which the brain controls eating behavior in response to cues in the environment.

Brain May Benefit From B-12
Researchers from Rush find that vitamin B-12 may play a role in safeguarding the brain against cognitive impairment.

Clinical Trials

Lower Respiratory Tract Symptoms in Children Study

Data Repository for Lupus Patients

Upcoming Events at Rush

See the latest schedule of our free health classes, support groups and community wellness events.

More Ways to Get Discover Rush

View the print version of Discover Rush Spring 2012 or download a PDF of this issue at right under "Related Topics."

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Our Monthly Electronic Health Newsletter

To receive health information, helpful tips and breaking medical news each month in your inbox, subscribe today to our monthly e-newsletter, Discover Rush Online. You can also browse all of our past issues of Discover Rush Online.

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