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Public Health

What You Should Know About the Flu Season Ahead

A RUSH infectious disease specialist explains how fickle flu seasons can be and offers advice on who should get high-dose flu shots this season
Flu season ahead
Public Health

Racial Trauma: Another Consequence of Gun Violence

RUSH emergency chief: Epidemic of gun violence will continue until we address racial trauma
Bullet hole in windshield
Public Health

RUSH Attends White House Roundtable on Climate Change

RUSH accepted challenge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030
Angelique Richard at D.C. climate event
Public Health

Celebrate Nurses Week

Help RUSH recognize our dedicated nurses by making a gift in their honor during National Nurses Week from May 6-12.
Nurses Week, a nurse speaks with a patient

Returning to Life Without Masks

Advice for resuming normal activities while staying 'cautiously optimistic' about COVID-19
Masks and blue sky

Rush Collaborates With Malcolm X College to Train COVID-19 Vaccine Ambassadors

Free course offered to Chicago community members in English and Spanish
Rush Collaborates With Malcolm X College to Train COVID-19 Vaccine Ambassadors

Giving Tuesday Feeds More Than 1,000 People

Donations to One Box, One Community delivered nutritious food to families in need during the holidays
One Box Recap 2021
Mental & Behavioral Health

Finding Mental Health Support Amid Dual Pandemics

Key mental health considerations for Black people during COVID-19 and the fight for racial justice
Exhausted Black Man Sitting at Computer Rubbing Temple
Public Health

COVID-19: The Rush Impact

After COVID-19 hit Chicago last winter, Rush emerged as a national leader in its response to the global pandemic
Public Health

Patients With COVID-19 at Higher Risk of Kidney Injury

Rush researchers find that the protein suPAR may be the culprit
Reiser lab suPAR