Stories with tag: "Infectious Diseases"

Women’s Health

Raising Awareness of HIV Prevention Among Black Women

RUSH, Planned Parenthood of Illinois, others partner on study to increase understanding of HIV risk and preventive medications
PrEP for HIV

Updated Strategies for Preventing Resistant Infections

After years of decline, MRSA infections accelerated during the pandemic
Health care provider washing hands

$340K Awarded to Study Emerging Health Threats

RUSH supports eight innovative infectious disease projects
Student working on biotech research

Could Monkeypox Be the Next Pandemic?

A RUSH infectious disease expert offers her perspective on the virus

Should You Be Concerned About Bird Flu?

Threat to humans is low — but you can still protect neighborhood birds
Hen profile
Children’s Health

Hepatitis and Adenovirus: What Parents Should Know

Physicians are investigating recent cases of liver inflammation in children
Liver and hepatitis

Are We Any Closer to an HIV Vaccine?

Why an HIV vaccine has been so elusive, plus new advances that could prevent infection
Virtual Care

5 Facts About Shingles

Shingles can make you miserable, but early treatment may help
An image of shingles on a person's back

How to Celebrate Halloween Safely

Trick-or-treaters will need to follow COVID-19 precautions
Pumpkin with mask

5 Things to Do While You Wait for the COVID-19 Vaccine

A Rush psychologist shares what she knows from counseling critically ill and recovering patients