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Portrait of Lee Friedman, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. (Joshua Clark/University of Illinois Chicago)

September 26, 2022

New study reveals undercount of Cook County opioid deaths  

Opioid deaths may have been undercounted by up to 15% in Cook County, already a national leader in opioid-related deaths.

School of Public Health and Psychiatric Institute

September 26, 2022

School of Public Health data center leads new health database for Cook County

Cook County Health Atlas now available, free to public

June 24, 2022

Arsenic in private well water contributes to low birth weight even at low levels

Association found in largest epidemiologic study of arsenic, birth outcomes to date

April 12, 2022

What is causing the rise in black lung disease?

Study links silica exposure to recent high rates of severe coal workers’ pneumoconiosis

March 31, 2022

A $22 million post-COVID research project now recruiting in Chicago

UIC researchers studying long COVID-19 in urban and rural communities

28 Days of Black Excellence, Tamara Edmonds Askew

February 1, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Tamara Edmonds Askew
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence: Tamara Edmonds Askew

UIC alumna Tamara Edmonds Askew talks about her career path and how she continues to give back to UIC students and the community. Transcript

January 10, 2022

Center dedicated to improving worker health awarded $7 million

NIOSH funds UIC Center for Healthy Work for five more years

December 2, 2021

Are pandemic-related stressors increasing young women’s vulnerability to STIs?

$2.6 million NIH grant funds UIC microbiome research in Kenya

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December 1, 2021

Research reveals new evidence that sugary beverage tax impacts are sustainable, effective

Tax in Seattle shows long-term reduction in demand and added sugars sold

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