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Drinking Too Much Water Can be Fatal to Athletes

The recent deaths of two high school football players illustrate the dangers of drinking too much water. Exercise-associated hyponatremia can cause muscle cramps, vomiting, seizures and unconsciousness.
2-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Is the HPV Vaccine Necessary?

As the school year starts in full swing many parents wonder if their child should receive the HPV vaccine, which is recommend for girls ages 11-26 and boys 11-21. There are a lot of questions and controversy around this vaccine, but many...
28-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Men Who Exercise are Less Likely to Wake Up to Urinate

Men who are physically active are at lower risk of nocturia (waking up at night to urinate), according to a study published in the official journal of the American College of Sports Medicine.
28-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Loyola Appoints New Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist


Ann Lal, MD, has joined Loyola University Health System as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Dr. Lal also is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Loyola University Chicago...
27-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Loyola Redesignated as a Level III Perinatal Center

Loyola University Medical Center has been redesignated as a Level III Perinatal Center by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
27-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Loyola to Offer Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Loyola University Medical Center will offer free prostate cancer screenings on Wednesday, Sept. 17.
25-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Midwest Crippled by Flooding and Dangerous Levels of Mold in the Air

The heavy rains, hot temperatures and high dew point have triggered an air quality alert for dangerous levels of mold in the Midwest. “The interior mold exposure for homes experiencing flooding or water seepage will be even more toxic,” warns...
25-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Second Consecutive Dangerous Air Quality Alert Called for Extremely High Mold Count

A dangerous air quality alert was called today for the second day in a row due to the extremely high count for mold detected in the Gottlieb Allergy Count. “Today’s mold count is over the 50,000 threshold for an air quality alert but not as high...
21-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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


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


23-Jan-2014 11:50 AM EST

Arctic Cold Puts Kids at Risk. They Are More Vulnerable to Cold Than Adults

22-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST

Loyola Infectious Disease Expert Talks About Impact of Temporary Halt in CDC Flu Surveillance

3-Oct-2013 2:00 PM EDT

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