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Health information on TikTok: The good, the bad and the ugly

UChicago researchers analyzed health information on TikTok to identify trends in video quality — how much misinformation is out there, and does it come from specific sources? Their results shed light on how general audiences can find more trustworthy information, and what health professionals can do to combat misinformation in the digital age.

Thor Marchio and Dr. Peter Warnke

Novel laser hemispherotomy surgery stops teen’s seizures for good

UChicago Medicine was one of the first places to perform a safer, less-invasive surgery for epilepsy using lasers. Learn about the revolutionary treatment and how it gave one teen a new outlook on life.

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Eating disorders in teens: Warning signs and treatment options for your child

Learn the warning signs and symptoms that could indicate an eating disorder — and how UChicago Medicine's Eating Disorders Program can help.

Margaret "Peggy" McNeill and daughter Sara Ryan

It's in their blood: Mother-daughter nursing team shares passion for care at UChicago Medicine

Sara Ryan often hears people say, ‘Oh, I could never work with my mom,’ but she likes it. Sara and her mother, Peggy McNeill, are both trauma nurses at UChicago Medicine.