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Chicago skyline masked by smoke from Canadian wildfires

'It has an enormous effect on people': What to know about air quality alert days

Poor air quality can lead to serious health problems. University of Chicago Medicine experts have researched the issue and share tips on breathing easier on air quality alert days.

Breast cancer survivor Kathleen Humphries, front row, second from left, celebrates with her friends who helped her during her treatment.

A caregiver got breast cancer. Then a community of survivors and friends stepped up to help.

What happens when a caregiver is diagnosed with breast cancer? In Kathleen Humphries' case, a group of her old friends came to the rescue. Having a team of people to support you, both medically and emotionally, is key to any cancer journey, UChicago Medicine doctors said.

Peripheral Artery Disease

What you need to know about peripheral artery disease

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a condition where the arteries that carry blood away from the heart become narrowed or blocked by a buildup of plaque. Vascular surgeon Trissa Babrowski, MD, discusses the best course of treatment to reduce the risk for patients and improve their quality of life.

Dr. Rolf Barth transplant surgeon in Chicago

Finding an organ transplant center that’s right for you

UChicago Medicine's organ transplant team offers advice on commonly asked questions from people searching for a transplant center that meets their individual needs.