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The University of Chicago Medicine and Ingalls Health System Announce Intent to Combine

The University of Chicago Medicine and Ingalls Health System announce their intention to pursue a combined integrated health delivery system.

Abbie Perkovich

This Teacher Taught Her Doctors a Lesson in Courage

Abbie Perkovich was only 21 when she received a stunning diagnosis: She was suffering from ulcerative colitis, a potentially life-threatening inflammatory bowel disease.

Lawrence Matthews

Every Fireman has Strength, Endurance and Courage. This Fireman also has a Transplanted Heart.

Taylor Murphy

Rolling with the Waves

At just 19 years old, Taylor Murphy received a startling diagnosis: rectal cancer. Thanks to tailored, multidisciplinary care from experts at the University of Chicago, Murphy is now an active college graduate who says nothing can hold her back.

Keith Affeld after spine surgery

Retiree Lives Pain-Free After Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

With relief from his crippling back pain, Keith Affeld can now focus on enjoying retirement.

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Community Benefit Report

2014 Community Benefit ReportThe University of Chicago Medicine contributed $316 million in fiscal 2014 to improve the health of the South Side and the broader Chicago area, a 12 percent increase over the previous year.
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Gluten sensitivity, wheat intolerance or celiac disease: Confusing names, confusing diagnosis

Is it celiac disease, gluten sensitivity or intolerance to wheat? Stefano Guandalini, medical director of the UChicago Celiac Disease Center, writes about why these terms are so confusing, and so hard to diagnose.

Speed dating with community organizations to fight diabetes and obesity

UChicago researchers meet up with potential suitors from community organizations in a creative matchmaking session to tackle public health needs on the South Side.



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Comer Children's Hospital Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Meet some of our patients and learn how Comer Children's Hospital is advancing pediatric medicine.