All Entries by Emily Stone

Fishing boats and oil spill

July 18, 2024

How pollution may remain in water after oil spill cleanups 

The way oil drops break up at the water’s surface means some oil may not get cleaned up after a spill

Lung cancer xray Doctor see lung x-rays result in hospital

July 12, 2024

Lung cancer in Black men in Chicago may be linked to stress, crime rates

The connection could help explain why Black men are more likely to get lung cancer than white men

June 24, 2024

Enlisting dads to help improve Black girls’ reproductive health 

These types of programs are usually for moms and girls, and dads are often overlooked as a resource

Krista Varady

June 24, 2024

Myths about intermittent fasting, debunked 

Research shows that the increasingly popular weight-loss strategy is safe

June 5, 2024

Black drivers stopped by police more than ticketed by speed cameras in Chicago 

The comparison of officers to cameras offers a ‘stark picture’ of racial bias in policing

Blood smear illustrating sickle cell anemia

June 5, 2024

UIC part of groundbreaking sickle-cell study 

The gene-editing treatment is now approved by the FDA

police officers wearing colored safety vests

May 29, 2024

As racial diversity and income rise, civilian injuries by police fall

Most previous research on police-civilian interactions has focused on fatalities

May 16, 2024

Lesbian, bisexual women less likely to get cervical cancer screening 

Having a primary care provider was key in reducing that disparity, according to a new study of women in Chicago

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker looks on as UIC’s Iván Arenas speaks at a press conference about reducing the racial gap in homelessness in the state.

May 3, 2024

Pritzker cites UIC report in plan to reduce racial gap in homelessness 

Illinois’ Black residents are eight times more likely to be homeless than white residents, according to the report

a man smells coffee in a mug he's holding

April 26, 2024

How does the brain process complex smells? 

New research sheds light on how our brains focus on what’s most important

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