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Woman Delivers at Loyola Shortly After Labor Pains Start at Zoo


Muthuswamy Jagatheesan and Sulochana Muthuswamy and their family were enjoying a day at Brookfield Zoo last Saturday when Sulochana suddenly went into labor at 35 weeks pregnant.
16-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Leftover Prescriptions? Drop Them Off at Loyola During Take-Back Day

Loyola University Health System will partner with the Cook County Sheriff’s Department to hold a medication take-back day. The event will take place on Thursday, May 7, from 9 am to 3 pm at the Loyola Outpatient Center lobby located at 2160 S....
16-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Car Seats Save Lives. Is Your Child Safe?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, car seats reduce the risk of death in infants and children by up to 71 percent. Still, for many parents it can be confusing to know which type of car seat to use at which age. Often car...
15-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Loyola School of Nursing Faculty, Students and Alumni Earn Accolades

Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) recognized recent accomplishments and honors for faculty, students and alumni.
10-Apr-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Tips for Identifying and Treating Ear Problems in Babies


“If your baby gets three ear infections in six months or four in one year, it may be time to consider ear tubes,” says Andrew Hotaling, MD, FACS, FAAP, pediatric otolaryngologist at Loyola University Health System. “It is unusual for chronic...
7-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

How a Simple System for Classifying Strokes, Called TOAST, Was Created

A system for classifying strokes, called TOAST, is effective and easy to use. It is employed in stroke studies around the world, neurologists report in the journal Stroke.
7-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Loyola Names Kelly Feehan Executive Director of Research Administration and Business Development


Kelly M. Feehan, JD, MS, has been named executive director of Research Administration and Business Development of Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division.
7-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse and How to Help Prevent It

Every 10 seconds a report is made concerning a child being abused. Child abuse can lead to life-long physical, emotional and psychological conditions. Each year in the U.S., more than 1,600 children die from abuse or neglect. April is National Child...
7-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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


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


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

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