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UI Cancer Center helping smokers kick their habit

UI Cancer Center helping smokers kick their habit

Asthma often causes Danielle Prude’s breathing to be labored, and having her lungs filled with the smoke wafting from her husband’s cigarettes only made her lungs worse. Never a smoker…
UI Cancer Center well represented at CUGH

UI Cancer Center well represented at CUGH

The University of Illinois Cancer Center co-sponsored the pre-conference satellite session at the 7th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research held at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. The session was part…
Illinois 21 passes House, Senate up next

Illinois 21 passes House, Senate up next

The Illinois House last week approved legislation that will raise the minimum age for tobacco sales in Illinois from 18-years-old to 21, and fines those for caught violating the law.…

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    March 29 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    March 29 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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    April 4 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    April 8 at 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Chicago Loop Life Expectancy
Austin, East Garfield Park, Englewood and West Englewood Life Expectancy

Life expectancy in the Chicago Loop is 85-years-old, but just a few miles away in the neighborhoods of Austin, East Garfield Park, Englewood and West Englewood, that age drops drastically to just over 70. We are striving to understand these differences and are working to reduce these burdens.