Rush University Medical Center

The Rush Medical Center was founded in 1837 in Chicago, Illinois. Today, Rush Medical Center is known for cutting edge patient care/medical research in neuroendovascular medicine and rated as one of the Best Hospitals in America for research and patient care. Rush Medical Center has a reputation for treating complex congenital and structural heart conditions. Rush Medical Center has a teaching hospital which includes physician and nursing training programs.

Address
1653 W. Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60612
Website
http://www.rush.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_University_Medical_Center

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Oncology & Cancer

One woman's cancer fight: a case study in structural racism

Despite the growing body of evidence showing that social forces like income, housing and educational attainment have a greater bearing on health outcomes than behavior or genetics, healthcare leaders remain reluctant to ...

Health

Staying safe in the cold

In extremely cold, snowy and windy conditions, your safest option is to stay indoors. But if you have to head outside, experts at Rush University Medical Center have advice for avoiding the most common cold-related injuries: ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Moving more in old age may protect brain from dementia

Older adults who move more than average, either in the form of daily exercise or just routine physical activity such as housework, may maintain more of their memory and thinking skills than people who are less active than ...

Oncology & Cancer

Stopping cancer from recruiting immune system double agents

Cancerous tumors trick myeloid cells, an important part of the immune system, into perceiving them as a damaged part of the body; the tumors actually put myeloid cells to work helping them grow and metastasize (spread). A ...

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