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New Guidelines Recommend Stent Devices to Fight Strokes in Certain Patients

New devices called stent retrievers are enabling physicians to stop strokes in their tracks. For the first time, new guidelines from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recommend the treatment for certain stroke patients.
2-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

The Sun, Fire Pits, Grills and Pools Can Be Summer Hazards

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Seven Loyola physicians and medical experts offer tips for eye protection, eating, water intake, allergies and other summer potential ailments.
1-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

4th of July Means Danger to Hearing

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Loud noise hurts hearing. Health tips and warning signs from Candace Blank, audiologist at Loyola University Health System.
1-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Does Radiation From X-Rays and CT Scans Really Cause Cancer?

Studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, CT scans and other medical imaging causes cancer have been widely reported. But such studies have serious flaws, including their reliance on an unproven statistical model, according to a recent...
30-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Keep Kids Safe From Nation’s Leading Killer This Summer

Unintentional injuries are the number one cause of death in children in the United States. Two thousand children die each day from preventable injuries. With the summer months come an increased number of injuries.
30-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Loyola to Help Couples Dealing with Sexual Dysfunction After Cancer

Cancer and cancer therapies are frequently associated with sexual dysfunction, yet this condition often goes untreated, according to specialists at Loyola Medicine’s Sexual Wellness Clinic.
30-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Loyola University Chicago Appoints New Health Sciences Division Provost

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Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN, has been named provost of the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division. She will lead all academic initiatives in the Health Sciences Division, which includes the Stritch School of Medicine,...
29-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Athletes Should Drink Only When Thirsty, According to New Guidelines

At least 14 deaths of endurance athletes have been attributed to exercise-associated hyponatremia, which results from drinking too much water. But there’s an easy way to prevent hyponatremia, according to new expert guidelines: Simply put, drink...
29-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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Contagion in the Herd: How One Person Can Set Off a Measles Outbreak

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Measles are becoming more commonplace, due to lack of vaccination, says Jorge Parada, MD, medical director of infectious disease at Loyola University Health System.
2-Feb-2015 2:20 PM EST

Endocrinologist Recommends Weighing Risks, Benefits of Testosterone Treatment

U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisers will make a recommendation today on testosterone-replacement therapy for men and the potential risk of heart attacks associated with its use. Loyola University Health System (LUHS) endocrinologist Norma...
17-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Dentist Appointment “Do’s and Don’t’s” For Best Results

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Many dread a trip to the dentist but there are important things you need to do, and not do, in advance to have a successful visit. Communicating with your dentist before the visit is often critical. “If you have experienced a serious health...
16-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Resurgence of Measles in U.S. Brings Pain and Suffering to Children

According to the Centers for Disease Control the U.S. is seeing the largest outbreak of measles in decades. In 2000, the disease was considered eliminated from the country thanks to vaccines, but a combination of frequent international travel and a...
6-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Loyola Expert to Comment on Central Illinois Measles Outbreak

11-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Loyola Sports Medicine Experts Available to Comment on Injuries During Olympic Games

11-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

Heroin Use on the Rise, Loyola Toxicologist Says

In the wake of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death, Loyola University Health System toxicologist Christina Hantsch, MD, FACEP, FACMT, is available to talk about the rise she has seen in heroin overdoses in recent years.
6-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST

Loyola Smoking Cessation Expert Believes E-Cigarettes Encouraging Youth to Try Nicotine

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23-Jan-2014 11:50 AM EST

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