Physicians, low-income mothers define 'overweight' differently, says University of Chicago study

April 30, 2001: To prevent obesity in young children, health professionals may need to focus more on parenting skills and less on growth charts.

Research suggests Black TV shows send unhealthy food messages

April 28, 2001: Black prime time television contains 60 percent more food and beverage commercials, more images of candy and soda, and more obese characters than general prime time.

Ann Jillian to speak at University of Chicago Hospitals cancer survivors celebration, June 3

April 25, 2001: Ann Jillian, an award-winning actress, singer, motivational speaker, and breast cancer survivor, will be the keynote speaker for the for the University of Chicago Hospitals' 12th annual Cancer Survivors Day celebration on June 3, 2001.

NIH awards $13 million grant to Clinical Research Center at the University of Chicago
Malignant mesothelioma therapeutic options and role of SV40: An update

April 1, 2001: This conference will review the role of SV40 in the pathogenesis of human mesothelioma, bone tumors, and brain tumors and evaluate current treatment options.