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Red, green, and yellow Juneteenth graphic with the words JUNETEENTH DAY OF FREEDOM JUNE 19 in the middle
June 19, 2020

Juneteenth Statement

The Society of Behavioral Medicine stated on its website that the organization strongly urges for an end to the use of excessive force by police and other law enforcement personnel. Excessive …

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Melissa Martinez photo, credit Brian Cassella Chicago Tribune
June 8, 2020

Melissa Martinez Zepeda – In the News

Melissa Martinez Zepeda, a research specialist in the University of Illinois Cancer Center’s Community Engagement and Health Equity Office, was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune on residents in Ch…

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Read about the spread of Coronavirus in 2019 and how you can minimize the risk of this illness.
March 10, 2020

COVID-19

Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter The University of Illinois at Chicago has been closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19), and a section of the institution’s website has been…

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Colorectal cancer is one of the few cancers that can be prevented by screening
February 25, 2020

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Nearly 148,000 cases of colorectal cancer will be diagnosed this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed …

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