It hardly seems that summer has begun and already Frozen backpacks and 25-cent crayons are filling the stores. Though summer fun will last a few more weeks it’s not too early to start thinking about your child’s back-to-school physicals and...
22-Jul-2014 11:20 AM EDT
What’s it like to be a first-year medical school student?
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine gave a taste of the experience this summer to college juniors and seniors or recent graduates looking to enter medical school.
22-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Once told he would never golf again, burn victim Jamie Nieto, now head pro at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, is leading the ninth annual Burn Awareness Golf Outing and silent auction there on Friday, August 29. All proceeds benefit Loyola...
21-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Some music festival goers will be exchanging their concert wristbands for hospital patient identification bracelets as Pitchfork kicks off the summer music and drug season in Chicago. The Chicago emergency medical community braces for an increase in...
18-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Omega-3 fish oil might help protect against alcohol-related neurodamage and the risk of eventual dementia, according to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE.
17-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Kimberly Koss is fighting an aggressive form of breast cancer. She hopes that long after she dies, her cancer cells will continue to live on in an immortal cell line that would be similar to the cell line described in the book "The Immortal Life of...
16-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT
With four nationally ranked specialties, Loyola University Medical Center ranks 3rd in Illinois in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 Best Hospital rankings.
15-Jul-2014 12:05 AM EDT
Although it is rare, tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) can be a difficult and frightening diagnosis for parents and children. The genetic disorder causes nonmalignant tumors to form in many different organs, including the brain, eyes, kidneys and...
10-Jul-2014 9:50 AM EDT
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
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...
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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.
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