A simple test called transcutaneous oximetry may be able to predict which patients with soft tissue sarcomas will experience complications while healing from surgery, potentially enabling surgeons to take extra precautions, a study has found.
16-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Here are seven surprising things you may not know about stroke, including how strokes are surprisingly common in young people and U.S. presidents, and how sex can trigger a stroke.
13-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT
It’s a common question parents ask themselves this time of year: Does my child really need a flu shot? Though the flu may seem harmless, the truth is on average 20,000 children age 5 and younger are hospitalized due to flu symptoms each year.
9-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Ronald Kirchman has been named a Rehab Patient of the Year after making extraordinary progress following a serious motorcycle accident.
8-Oct-2014 7:00 PM EDT
Loyola University Medical Center’s heart program has been named to Becker Hospital Review’s 2014-15 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Heart Programs.”
8-Oct-2014 7:00 PM EDT
During the weeks leading up to Halloween, kids dressed in white sheets as ghosts, silly-looking goblins and dancing zombies can make death seem comical or cartoonish. However, this pretend, temporal idea of death can be confusing for children,...
7-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Twenty-nine Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing Health Systems Management students were inducted into the undergraduate chapter of Upsilon Phi Delta on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.
7-Oct-2014 12:40 PM EDT
Loyola Medicine and Gilda’s Club Chicago are launching a new program to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care.
6-Oct-2014 7:00 PM EDT
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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