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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

Second Dangerously High Air Quality Mold Alert Called for the 2014 Allergy Reporting Season


Midwesterners with allergies will be feeling low due to the unusually high allergen counts. A dangerous air quality alert was called today due to the extremely high count for mold detected in the Gottlieb Allergy Count.
20-Aug-2014 9:15 AM EDT

Leukemia Drug Shows Promise for Skin, Breast and Other Cancers

A leukemia drug called dasatinib shows promise for treating skin, breast and several other cancers, according to researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
18-Aug-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Improve Driving Skills Now Before The Snow Flies


This last winter was extreme and put many drivers’ skills to the test. Now many seniors can take a driving refresher course that can increase their driving skills and also lower their insurance rates before the snow flies.
18-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Rheumatologic Diseases Like Lupus Can Initially Look Like Neurological Disorders

Lupus and other rheumatologic diseases can initially present as neurological disorders such as headaches and seizures, and thus delay diagnosis for many months. And treatments can cause adverse neurological effects.
18-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Loyola Pathologist Honored by Industry for Professional Excellence

Dermatopathologist, Jodi J. Speiser MD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, has been named one of the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP) “40 Under 40” for her achievements in the...
14-Aug-2014 5:45 PM EDT

Alexian Brothers, Loyola Announce Intent to Affiliate and Expand Pediatric Services

Alexian Brothers Health System and Loyola University Health System are partnering to expand the breadth and reach of their pediatric service lines in the Chicago area.
13-Aug-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Pregnancy Pain Focus of Loyola Study

Researchers at Loyola University Health System (LUHS) have a study under way to determine if an injectable anti-inflammatory medication and physical therapy can more effectively treat pregnancy-related pelvic pain than physical therapy alone. They...
13-Aug-2014 4:00 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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