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News Releases

August 3, 2020

Fewer people would die of colorectal cancer if health care providers adopted a new model of screening that combines better risk assessment, more options for noninvasive testing and more targeted referrals for colonoscopy.

July 31, 2020

To help increase breastfeeding among premature infants, researchers at Rush University Medical Center will test the effects of an intervention that addresses barriers to breastfeeding.

July 27, 2020

For the first time in its history, Rush University Medical Center has earned a top spot on U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals Honor Roll.

July 21, 2020

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center now have found that malignant hyperthermia susceptibility also causes problems with glucose metabolism within muscle, leading to elevated blood sugar.

June 30, 2020

​​Crain's Chicago Business named 13 Rush University System for Health employees and teams to its list of 2020 Notable Health Care Heroes.​​

June 17, 2020

Delayed screening for colorectal cancer, one of the most preventable and treatable of all cancers, is threatening to reverse progress on reducing the rate of the disease.

May 22, 2020

The novel coronavirus pandemic has shined a light on a health care profession whose work had often gone unnoticed but whose precise, highly skilled care is as crucial as a patient’s next breath.

May 20, 2020

A $5 million donation from the Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation will accelerate Rush and West Side United’s efforts to empower West Side neighborhoods in lessening the impact of the COVID-19 virus.

May 15, 2020

Patients with COVID-19 between the ages of 20 and 59 years old who also had asthma needed a ventilator to assist with breathing for five days more on average than non-asthmatic patients with COVID-19, according to researchers at Rush.

May 1, 2020

At Rush University Medical Center, a handful of student volunteers who are finishing their master’s degrees in respiratory care are helping out while the novel coronavirus pandemic is testing the limits of health care systems.