The Future of Rehab: RIC’s Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

The Future of Rehab: RIC’s Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

By Tom Mullaney When the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago looks to the future, it sets its sights high. In this…

Shoot for the Moon

Shoot for the Moon

Cancer initiative spurs research—and already advancements are happening By Laura Drucker In the 1960s, America channeled its scientific and engineering…

High Frequency: The Connection Between Everyday Noise and Long-Term Hearing Loss

High Frequency: The Connection Between Everyday Noise and Long-Term Hearing Loss

By Nancy Maes We’ve known for a long time that excessively loud noise can damage the human ear. During the…

Funding the Cancer War

Funding the Cancer War

Despite the money spent on fighting the disease, we’re still searching for the cure to win by Alex Lubischer Bad…

The Environmental Link to Autism and Intellectual Disability

The Environmental Link to Autism and Intellectual Disability

By Tom Mullaney In the largest environmental study of its kind, scientists from the University of Chicago have found a…

Being Cared For

Being Cared For

Above photo: Daniel Johnson, MD, Comer Children’s Hospital at The University of Chicago Medicine Chicago boasts several nationally leading pediatric…

Not In Vain

Not In Vain

Plastic surgery exists for those who don’t want the attention By Megy Karydes Not everyone who seeks out plastic surgery…

Using Your Head

Using Your Head

Mayo Clinic finding a way to diagnose concussions with more certainty By Riley Andersen At the Mayo Clinic in Arizona,…

The Pap Education

The Pap Education

Are women demanding unnecessary tests? By Megy Karydes A cancer that starts the day after a negative Papanicolaou (Pap) test,…

Divided Attention

Divided Attention

Kids with ADHD can become adults with ADHD and other problems By Nancy Maes A new study by researchers at…