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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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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