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Project CONNECT is dedicated to help transition patients at Stroger Hospital of Cook County who are HIV positive to the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center to receive (a) primary & specialty care, (b) social services, (c) education and training, and… [Read More]


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Cook County Health System On The Mend

One of the highlights of the budget presentation Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle made last week to the Tribune editorial board was an impressively streamlined $868 million spending plan for the health system. In this case, what we didn’t… [Read More]


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Cook County Health System Supports Cigarette Tax Hike

President Preckwinkle, Dr. Raju, Health Advocates Highlight Benefits of Cigarette Tax Study says $1-a-pack increase could save more than 10,000 lives, millions in health-related costs in the next five years   Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by… [Read More]


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Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis & Management Grand Rounds

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Aiman Tulaimat, MD Director, Sleep Disorders Laboratory John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County Assistant professor Rush University Medical Center Following participation in this educational activity the participant intends to incorporate the… [Read More]


John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: M&M Conference

John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: M&M Conference

Sindhu Joseph, MD Associate Firm Chief, Firm A John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County Mauricio Carballo, MD Chief Medical Resident, Firm A John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County Following participation in this educational activity the participant… [Read More]


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Provident Hospitals Offers Free Mammograms

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Provident Hospital of Cook County offers to women over 40 years of age free mammograms to the first 50 women (who preferably have never had a mammogram). Call (312) 572-2722 to make… [Read More]


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Emergency Room Wait Times Drop at the John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital

Preckwinkle Highlights Drop In Emergency Room Wait Times at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) CEO Dr. Ramanathan Raju announced today significant progress in two key areas… [Read More]


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Illinois HIV Clinic Marks Renovations With Rededication

The Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center opened its doors September 27 with a rededication reception to celebrate the center’s recent renovations. A product of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System and the Rush University Medical Center, the center has… [Read More]


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Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center Celebrates 14 years of Healthcare Excellence

Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center Celebrates 14 years of remarkable success in HIV/AIDS prevention, care & research   CHICAGO-The Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center announced today a 14-year milestone for the clinic that focuses on the prevention, care, and research of… [Read More]


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Have You Turned Up the Volume?

Free Hearing Screening at Oak Forest Health Center – Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 Untreated hearing loss can affect your life in many ways, creating barriers in speech and language communication in the home,  employment, educational, and other and social settings. A… [Read More]