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— Jennifer Goldfarb, internist
I learn things about people every day. And you learn things about life every day from patients.
— Gregory Rauch, MD, internist
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The Power of Good PostureAn expert explains what good posture looks like, and the health benefits of standing and sitting tall.
6 Facts About PrEPLearn more about PrEP, a drug that can help protect people who are at high risk for HIV infection.
A surgeon at Rush harnessed 3D imaging to remove an aggressive bone cancer from a high school student's pelvis.
Teenage pitchers now undergo the elbow repair surgery known as Tommy John more than any other group.
Doctors at Rush offer advice for avoiding the most common cold-related injuries: frostbite, hypothermia and falls.
Injuries are on the rise as runners ramp up their training for the Chicago Marathon. Doctors explain what can go wrong, and when to seek medical attention.
Rheumatoid arthritis immobilized Nancy, but joint replacements and advanced medical treatments got her up and moving again.
Orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians at Rush have launched Ankles for Life, a program to stop ankle injuries from occurring.
Doctors who worked with orthopedic surgeon Aaron Rosenberg, MD, raised $2 million to fund an endowed chair in his name at Rush University.
The head team doctor for the White Sox, Nikhil Verma, MD, discusses how team physicians at Rush help keep players healthy through baseball season.
The Olympics have included legend-making performances. They also have included devastating injuries.
A Rush study analyzing artificial joint implants aims to improve future implants and decrease the incidence of failure.
Orthopedic physicians at Rush are studying whether a remarkable treatment that’s been used in eye surgery for the past decade also can help alleviate osteoarthritis in the knees.
Matthew Colman, MD, has begun using patient-specific rods in reconstructive surgery — giving patients with spinal deformities implants designed to fit their anatomy perfectly.
Approximately 200,000 failed hip and knee implants have to be replaced surgically each year. A research team at Rush University Medical Center is looking for a blood test that can catch failing joints early enough to save them.
By using information captured in a patient’s electronic medical record, physicians at Rush now are able to quickly identify the patients most likely to suffer a fragility fracture.
Sports medicine surgeon Brian Cole, MD, MBA, provided expert medical commentary during Nik Wallenda's death-defying tightrope walk. Here's what Cole had to say afterward.