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Health Information Discover Rush Summer 2013
Discover Rush Summer 2013  
Discover Rush Summer 2013 

Welcome to the Summer 2013 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 Summer 2013: The Less is More Issue 

Treatments and Tests You May Not Really Need
For certain medical problems — including coughs, sinus infections and back pain — a conservative approach to treatment is sometimes best, explains Steven Rothschild, MD, in this Q&A. 

Minimally Invasive Procedures
These state-of-the-art techniques can help patients go home in less time and with less pain, blood loss and scarring than after conventional surgery.

In Medicine, Can You Get More From Less?
When you consider the fact that nearly all medical tests, surgical procedures and medications carry some risk of adverse effects, it makes sense that sometimes less of something can offer more benefit in the world of medicine.

Three Simple Ideas for Cutting Fat and Calories
Small changes that can make a big difference.

For a Healthy Diet, Less is Often More
Five tips for healthier living.

Targeted Radiation Therapy: Less Toxic, More Effective
Radiation therapy has become better at targeting tumors while protecting the healthy tissue that surrounds them.

Less is More: Facts
Medicine isn't the only field in which less sometimes equals more. Learn quick facts about some of the others.

Rush in the News

Mind-Stimulating Activities May Help Aging Brains

Novel Approach for Living Kidney Donors

Clinical Trials

Depression Treatment Studies

Stem Cells to Treat Chest Pain Caused by Heart Disease

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More Ways to Get Discover Rush

View the print version of Discover Rush Summer 2013 or download a PDF of this issue at right under "Related Topics."

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To receive health information, helpful tips and breaking medical news in your email inbox, subscribe today to our e-newsletter, Discover Rush Online. To subscribe, send an email to DiscoverRushOnline@rush.edu. You can also browse all of the past issues of Discover Rush Online.


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For a Healthy Diet, Less is More
In Medicine, Can You Get More From Less?
Less is More: Facts
Minimally Invasive Procedures
Rush in the News
Simple Ideas for Cutting Fat and Calories
Targeted Radiation Therapy: Less Toxic, More Effective
Treatments and Tests You May Not Really Need


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