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CODA Appendicitis Trial Shows Risks, Benefits of Treating Appendicitis with Antibiotics

Antibiotics may be a good treatment choice for some appendicitis patients instead of surgery, according to early results reported in the New England Journal of Medicine

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Rush Nurse Research Fellowship: Bridging the Gap Between Bedside and Clinical Research

Its first cohort now completed, this program is providing nurses the opportunity to pursue research studies with the potential to change practice and clinical scholarship.

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Medical Student Spends Summer Working on Vaccine Research on the COVID-19 Frontlines

Before starting his second year at Rush Medical College, Jacob Bart contributed his research skills to one of the most significant clinical trials in history.

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Brain Health & Conditions

Rush University Awarded 'Real Funding To Make Big Progress' in Battling Parkinson’s

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Participants Sought for National Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine

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Healthy Aging & Caregiving

Rush System Leads the Way in Age-Friendly Care

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Women’s Health

25 Years of Care and Compassion Leads to Gift Supporting HIV Research

Sherri Wrobell first came to Rush following an HIV diagnosis. That was 25 years ago. Wrobell credits her physician for maintaining her health since then.

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Pregnancy & Childbirth

Study Seeks to Reduce Barriers to Breastfeeding Premature Babies

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Allergies & Asthma

Asthma Associated With Longer Time on Ventilators for Younger COVID-19 Patients

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 University Medical Center.

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Early Predictor of Severe Respiratory Failure in Patients With COVID-19 Identified

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