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GHSU, ASU nursing schools coming together with hopes of becoming bigger, better

...said. "Not at all."She should know. Before coming to GHSU, Marion merged three departments at the University of Illinois-Chicago."It was tough," she said. "But we did it. We succeeded, and we became synergistic across faculties...
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...they should be able to fill new vacancies rapidly if the recovery continues." Wednesday's report by the University of Illinois, Chicago's Center for Urban Economic Development was prepared for the Seattle-based Washington Alliance of Technology...
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Antarctica's desert valleys getting colder

...scenario; the planet is still warming," said the study's lead author, limnologist Peter T. Doran of the University of Illinois-Chicago. "But this is an unexpected twist. This shows we don't understand Antarctica as well as we thought...
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Another way to clean your teeth

Before fluoride, before electric toothbrushes, even before dentists, humans have been swabbing their teeth with sticks gnawed into homemade brushes.
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Toddlers pump iron at fitness club just for kids

CHICAGO -- Picture a health club without Lycra, where members lift half-pound weights to tone 7-inch biceps. At Children's Health & Executive Club, one of the nation's first fitness centers exclusively for youngsters, even 2-year-olds can pump iron, and the stair machines are equipped with Magnadoodles, a sort of 1990s Etch-a-Sketch. Unlike Gymboree classes, which offer mostly jumping, tumbling and other kinds of play, CHEC features free weights and weight machines like those in adult health clubs, scaled down for its pint-size members.
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Herb drinks enjoy healthy sales

WHEELING, Ill. -- Sumner Katz slaps on his cowboy hat, slips on his black Versace Nehru-style jacket and begins talking about his Alter Ego. Alter Ego beverages, that is. One can try Smartness Enhancer, Body Relaxer, Immunity Extender or Energy Booster -- a line of beverages that claim to not only quench your thirst but promote health for the mind and body through herbal additives.
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Software export limits violate free speech, judge rules

...his part, Bernstein can now go ahead and teach, as he planned, a course on encryption this winter at the University of Illinois-Chicago, where he is an assistant professor. Bernstein could not be reached for comment, but in a statement released...
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Texting a powerful tool for good or ill

...good side and the bad side of text messaging," says Steven Jones, a professor of communications at the University of Illinois, Chicago, and author of the book "Cybersociety." Americans sent nearly 65 billion SMS messages - 160-character...
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Study: Wait a while between pregnancies

...International in North Carolina who wrote an accompanying editorial in the journal. Dr. Sarah Kilpatrick of the University of Illinois-Chicago, who was not involved in the research, said doctors should educate women about why it is better to space...
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College revives athletics after 20-year hiatus

CHICAGO --- Roosevelt University has a nickname -- the Lakers -- and that's about it.
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