The festive atmosphere of many Super Bowl parties may make guests more likely to drink to excess during Sunday’s big game, according to primary care experts from Loyola University Health System (LUHS).
29-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST
Ginger Hook, MSN, RN, has been named vice president and chief nursing officer of Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Melrose Park, which is part of Loyola University Health System. Ms. Hook will assume this role on Monday, March 9. In this position, she...
29-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST
When the football season concludes with the final play of Sunday’s Super Bowl, some fans may begin to feel withdrawal symptoms. A psychiatrist explains how this affects brain chemistry.
28-Jan-2015 7:30 PM EST
“Gum health is measured by millimeters on a scale of 1 to about 9 with a calibrated dental instrument,” says Martin Hogan, DDS, Loyola University Medical Center. “The exposed space between the gum and the tooth or root is measured. The more...
26-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST
“Think of your muscles as shoelaces,” advises Mike Ross, exercise physiologist, Gottlieb Center for Fitness. “If you have a knot in your muscle, stretching pulls it tighter.” The answer to eliminating the knots and restoring optimal...
22-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST
Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) has earned the coveted Baby-Friendly designation. This verifies that the hospital has implemented the ten steps to help new mothers successfully breastfeed.
22-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST
Loyola University Chicago and Loyola University Health System today presented their Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards to individuals on the Health Sciences Campus who provide inspirational service to others in the spirit of the late civil...
21-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST
A study in the journal Academic Medicine identifies the five main strategies researchers use in preparing and writing medical review articles. Review articles inform and enlighten physicians and other readers by summarizing the research on a given...
21-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST
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
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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