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Newswise: Health System Giving Patients Free Vegetables to Improve Their Health

Article ID: 716944

Health System Giving Patients Free Vegetables to Improve Their Health

Loyola University Health System

In an innovative program to improve the health of low-income patients, Loyola Medicine and its partners are giving patients a weekly cornucopia of fresh vegetables grown on urban farms. It's called VeggieRx.

Released:
5-Aug-2019 1:55 PM EDT

Channels:

Nutrition, Healthcare

Languages:

English

Newswise: Cardiac Arrest Survivor Reunites with Four Good Samaritans Who Saved his Life

Article ID: 715033

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Reunites with Four Good Samaritans Who Saved his Life

Loyola University Health System

When Hutz Hertzberg collapsed at Midway Airport in full cardiac arrest, four God Samaritans saved his life by administering CPR and shocking his heart with an airport defibrillator. He made a full recovery, and they reunited on the one-year anniversary of his cardiac arrest.

Released:
27-Jun-2019 4:20 AM EDT

Article ID: 714280

This Father's Day, Make Sure Dad is Watching His Health

Loyola University Health System

With Father's Day coming up, now is a good time for dads to take stock of their health and make sure they're current on screening tests for leading diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes.

Released:
12-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 714037

Lakefront Bariatrics Accredited as Comprehensive Center

Loyola University Health System

Lakefront Bariatrics of Chicago has received a national accreditation indicating it meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care.

Released:
6-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Channels:

Healthcare, Patient Safety

Languages:

English

Article ID: 713937

New Minimally Invasive Procedure Treats Debilitating Swallowing Disorder

Loyola University Health System

Loyola Medicine is among the first centers in Illinois to offer a new minimally invasive procedure to treat a debilitating swallowing disorder called achalasia. There are no incisions or scars, minimal pain and a fast recovery.

Released:
4-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Grateful Heart Patient Gives $1.5 Million Gift to Loyola Medicine Cardiology Division

Article ID: 713790

Grateful Heart Patient Gives $1.5 Million Gift to Loyola Medicine Cardiology Division

Loyola University Health System

Grateful for the exceptional care he received from Loyola Medicine cardiologist David Wilber, MD, FAHA, FACC, heart patient Donald Scott and his wife Susan have made a $1.5 million gift to advance cardiology treatments, education and research.

Released:
31-May-2019 4:55 PM EDT

Languages:

English

Article ID: 713724

Loyola Medicine Initiative to Prevent Burnout in Young Physicians

Loyola University Health System

Loyola Medicine pathologist Marissa Saint Martin, MD, is leading an initiative to help prevent burnout in young doctors.

Released:
30-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 713725

Loyola Medicine Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Loyola University Health System

Loyola Medicine, the top rated health system in Chicago's western suburbs, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Released:
30-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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Healthcare

Newswise: Loyola Medicine Performs its 1,000th Lung Transplant

Article ID: 713033

Loyola Medicine Performs its 1,000th Lung Transplant

Loyola University Health System

Loyola Medicine’s groundbreaking lung transplant program has reached a major new milestone by performing its 1,000th lung transplant. Loyola has performed more than twice as many lung transplants as all other transplant centers in the state combined.

Released:
16-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 712493

Groundbreaking Study Could Lead to Fast, Simple Test for Ebola Virus

Loyola University Health System

In a breakthrough that could lead to a simple and inexpensive test for Ebola virus disease, researchers have generated two antibodies to the deadly virus. The antibodies, which are inexpensive to produce, potentially could be used in a simple filter paper test to detect Ebola virus and the related Marburg virus.

Released:
7-May-2019 12:50 PM EDT

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