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James Welsh, MD, Elected President of the American College of Radiation Oncology


Loyola University Medical Center radiation oncologist James Welsh, MD, MS, was recently elected president of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO).
31-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Best Treatment for Swimmer's Ear Is Prevention

There is nothing more refreshing than hopping into a cool pool on a hot summer day. But this relaxing summer activity can quickly become a real pain if you develop swimmer’s ear.
29-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Beat the Heat: Exercise Safety on Hot Summer Days


Director of Sports Medicine at Loyola Health System provides tips for exercise safety during the summer.
29-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Loyola Stroke Specialist José Biller, MD, is Co-editor of Major new Textbook on Cerebrovascular Disease

Loyola University Medical Center neurologist José Biller, MD, an internationally known expert on stroke, is co-editor of a major new textbook, Common Pitfalls in Cerebrovascular Disease.
20-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT

New Limb-Lengthening Technique is less Cumbersome for Patients, Study Finds


A highly specialized procedure that lengthens bones can prevent the need for amputations in selected patients who have suffered severe fractures. And now a new study has found that an alternative limb-lengthening technique makes the long recovery...
17-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Childhood Obesity Spikes During Summer Months

In the fight against childhood obesity, summer is one of the most challenging times of the year. Many children finish the school year in June fitter and leaner than when they go back to school in August
17-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

The Skinny on Summer Weight Loss From a Loyola Psychologist


It is mind over matter and here are tips to improve or maintain health this summer, says Allison Grupski, PhD, psychologist at Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery & Bariatric Care.
15-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Loyola Appoints New Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Sonya Agnew, MD, has joined Loyola University Health System as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Agnew is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Loyola...
15-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT

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Contagion in the Herd: How One Person Can Set Off a Measles Outbreak


Measles are becoming more commonplace, due to lack of vaccination, says Jorge Parada, MD, medical director of infectious disease at Loyola University Health System.
2-Feb-2015 2:20 PM EST

Endocrinologist Recommends Weighing Risks, Benefits of Testosterone Treatment

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

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

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