Public Health in the News – April 27, 2014




  • Our state is experiencing a mumps outbreak in several areas, including Chicago. The number of cases so far in 2014 is double the number of cases in Illinois in a typical year.


  • Babies who are breastfed are less likely to have disease-linked chronic inflammation as adults, a Northwestern study finds.
  • Next week is National Women’s Health Week, and NU’s Women’s Health Research Institute is holding an event this Thursday.
  • NMH highlights the work of Candice Krill, quality director of Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, whose research on patient handling showed that nurses should be included in the decision process.
  • Combining three medications into one pill can help fight cardiovascular disease, according to a new study from Northwestern researchers.

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