Friday, May 12, 2017
Diabetes Prevention Program Integrates Depression Treatment For Those On Chicago’s Southwest Side
Diagnosis of depression and diabetes are on the rise across the United States and this is particularly true in Little Village, a predominantly Hispanic community on Chicago’s Southwest side.
Monday, May 1, 2017
Understanding How Clinicians Monitor Blood Pressure in Children Born Prematurely
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends checking the blood pressure of children younger than three who were born prematurely. Yet, residents, attending pediatricians, and pediatric nephrologists at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago noticed that blood pressure screenings may not have not been happening as part of primary care routine.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Using Apps to Deliver Mental Health Services to Homeless Young Adults
The Night Ministry is a Chicago-based non-profit providing housing, health care, and human connections to members of the Chicago community struggling with poverty or homelessness. In a survey they conducted among homeless individuals last year, the number one health concern was depression.
Friday, December 2, 2016
Improving the Surgery Experience for Kids and Families
Having a child undergo surgery is a stressful time for the whole family. To improve the inpatient experience for pediatric patients, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is getting the feedback from kids, parents and health care providers.