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Simple Test May Predict Surgical Wound Healing Complications in Soft Tissue Sarcoma Patients

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

Seven Surprising Facts About Stroke

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

Does My Child Need a Flu Shot or Not?

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

After a Serious Accident, Motorcyclist Makes Remarkable Progress

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 Heart Program Named Among Nation's Best

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

Talking to Kids about Death Amidst the Fantasy of Halloween

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

Loyola Health System Management Students Inducted Into National Honor Society

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

New Program for Cancer Survivors

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

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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

Arctic Cold Puts Kids at Risk. They Are More Vulnerable to Cold Than Adults

22-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST

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