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Discover Rush Fall 2013  
Discover Rush Fall 2013 

Welcome to the Fall 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 Fall 2013: The Frequently Asked Questions Issue

The Questions Doctors Ask Patients
What brings you in today? With more than 857,000 practicing physicians in the U.S. repeating it numerous times a day, this might just be the most frequently asked question in America. Two physicians from Rush explain how and why they dig deeper. Read more or watch the videos below, in which they discuss their philosophies of care. 

Questions That Help Kids Open Up
Being both a pediatrician and a mom has taught Gina Lowell, MD, what questions encourage kids of all ages — and their parents — to open up. Read more or watch a video below in which Lowell discusses her philosophy of care.

FAQs About Cancer Care
Sandra Lukic, AM, LSW, a patient navigator at Rush, provides answers that guide people with cancer — and their families — through what can be a confusing process.

FAQs After a Stroke
If you've had a stroke, or know you're at risk, you might be wondering about the same questions neurologist Sarah Song, MD, gets regularly from her patients. 

FAQs About Back Pain
Is it serious? Is surgery an option? An orthopedic surgeon at Rush answers common questions about back pain.

FAQs About High-Risk Pregnancy 
A specialist in maternal-fetal medicine discusses some of the questions expecting moms ask him about diabetes, past complications and other issues that could make pregnancy higher-risk.

The Nagging Questions That Keep Researchers Up at Night
We all have questions that keep us up at night. And for physician-researchers, these questions may even inspire how they conduct their life’s work, work that can have lasting implications on our understanding of diseases and how they are treated.

Rush in the News

Promising New Breast Cancer Drug Approved

New Autism Program Offers Tailored Support

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

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Frequently Asked Questions About Cancer Care
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Frequently Asked Questions After a Stroke
Questions Help Kids Open Up to Their Doctor
Questions That Keep Researchers Up at Night
The Questions Doctors Ask Patients

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