One of the hallmarks of heading home for winter break is the enormous amounts of laundry college students bring as a welcome home present for Mom and Dad. But the dirty socks might not be the only unwelcome guest they transport home. They might also...
12/5/2013 3:00 PM EST
Cold winds, icy rain and, in some places, snow—Old Man Winter is here. With the snowball fights, snow forts and snowy hills come some serious dangers. In addition to ducking from flying snow balls and avoiding out-of-control skiers, parents need...
12/5/2013 9:50 AM EST
Vitamin D decreases pain in women with type 2 diabetes and depression, according to a study conducted at Loyola University Chicago. These findings were presented at an Oct. 24, 2013 research conference at Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus.
12/2/2013 2:45 PM EST
It’s been widely reported that football and other contact sports increase the risk of a debilitating neurological condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
But a new study finds little evidence to support such a link.
12/2/2013 2:15 PM EST
A study comparing the efficacy and tolerability of two popular osteoporosis drugs, denosumab and zoledronic acid, found that denosumab had a significantly greater effect on increasing spine bone mineral density and zoledronic acid caused more...
12/2/2013 1:00 PM EST
Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) is being recognized with an Engineering Excellence Honor Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC-Illinois) for the innovative design of the...
12/2/2013 1:00 PM EST
The holidays often bring freezing temperatures, limited sleep, sugary treats and cocktails. This combination can spell trouble for your skin, according to a dermatologist at Loyola University Health System.
11/27/2013 1:00 PM EST
As parents across the Chicago area prepare to take that perfect holiday photo to send to family and friends, they may want to consider more than just getting their kids to smile and look at the camera.
Certain skin ailments can flare up in kids...
11/27/2013 10:00 AM EST
10/3/2013 2:00 PM EDT
The Midwest is experiencing very dangerous levels of mold in the air which will result in headaches, itchy throats and runny noses for those with sensitive respiratory systems. Gottlieb Allergy Count, the official allergy count for the Midwest,...
9/20/2013 12:00 PM EDT
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Hospitals are synonymous with cleanliness and now Loyola University Health System is the first academic medical center in Illinois to take disinfection to futuristic levels. Nicknamed “Ralph” by the housekeeping staff at Gottlieb Memorial...
6/21/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Dane Salazar, MD, a major in the U.S. Air Force and an orthopaedic surgeon, wore his flight suit to a recent Chicago Blackhawks playoff game. Salazar had been chosen to stand on the rink and salute the flag during the National Anthem.
5/13/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Many people will go to work sleep deprived on Monday because they will have trouble adjusting to Daylight Saving Time. A sleep specialist recommends that in the days leading up to Daylight Saving Time, start adjusting by going to bed and getting up...
3/7/2013 10:00 AM EST
Loyola University Health System dietitian Gina Neill offers tips to eat healthy during the Super Bowl.
1/28/2013 1:50 PM EST
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