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Jolietta Holliman, community coordinator at Connect to Protect, an adolescent AIDS program, addresses AFC demonstrators. 

AIDS foundation members rally for revised state budget

July 22, 2015

Protesters in support of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, a group that advocates for increased HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services, rallied on July 22 outside the Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph S...

US of CC members gathered outside the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building on May 6 to pass out informational flyers and ask students to write about the impact the college’s staff has had on their education. 

US of CC in negotiations for new contract

May 11, 2015

Members of the United Staff of Columbia College, the college’s staff union, assembled outside of the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building on May 6 and passed out pizza slices to passersby, sending the messag...

Cosmic rays may make Mars mission hazy for human minds

Cosmic rays may make Mars mission hazy for human minds

By Sports & Health Editor

May 11, 2015

With NASA rallying the funding support and technological advances required to propel a manned mission to Mars, many researchers are focusing on food storage, optimization of fuel usage and the logistics of...

Drug intervention for brain injury, dementia link may be effective

Drug intervention for brain injury, dementia link may be effective

By Sports & Health Editor

May 4, 2015

Despite the jargon-packed mouthful it is, the term “chronic traumatic encephalopathy”—a progressive degenerative brain disease associated with concussions—has become a significant talking point in the...

Plant virus in humans makes brain function wilt

Plant virus in humans makes brain function wilt

November 10, 2014

Microorganisms the human body comes into contact with play a role in determining the health of the immune system and whether or not people become sick. However, these organisms invisible to the naked ey...

Studies suggest link between plastics and obesity

By Hallie Zolkower-Kutz

January 28, 2013

A link between obesity and exposure to chemicals found in some plastics has been documented in several recent animal studies, including one released Jan. 15 by the University ofCalifornia, Irvine.The studies, most performed on mice, examined the effect of obesogens—chemicals in the environment that are foreign to the body that can affect how it metabolizes fat—as well as other chemicals that disrupt the endocrine system, ...

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