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Released: 1-Apr-2020 10:15 AM EDT
Loyola Medicine Psychologists Offer Tips and Resources for Coping During COVID-19
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The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly and drastically changed day-to-day life in the U.S., causing fear and anxiety. Loyola Medicine clinical psychologists Elizabeth Simmons, PsyD, and Laura Wool, PsyD, provide tips for coping and staying positive during this time, as well as resources for securing additional help and care, in two, new Loyola Medicine videos.

Newswise: The Silent Pain of Endometriosis
Released: 20-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT
The Silent Pain of Endometriosis
Loyola Medicine

Loyola Medicine Recognizes Endometriosis Awareness Month

Newswise: How to Talk to Children About Scary World Events
Released: 15-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST
How to Talk to Children About Scary World Events
Loyola Medicine

Physician gives tips on how to have difficult conversations about world tragedies (i.e., shootings).

Newswise: Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: What's the Difference?
Released: 15-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST
Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: What's the Difference?
Loyola Medicine

Loyola's Pauline Camacho, MD, Offers Tips for National Thyroid Awareness Month

Released: 15-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST
Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress
Loyola Medicine

how to cope with stress over the holiday month.

Released: 13-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST
Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure
Loyola Medicine

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure

Released: 7-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST
Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress
Loyola Medicine

How to cope with the stresses of the pending holidays.

Released: 23-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT
Halloween Safety Tips From a Loyola Medicine Pediatrician
Loyola Medicine

Tips and advice to make sure your child's Halloween stays a safe and fun one.

Newswise: Chicago Marathon Advice from Loyola Sports Medicine Physician
Released: 4-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT
Chicago Marathon Advice from Loyola Sports Medicine Physician
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Loyola Sports Medicine Physician Offers Tips for Chicago Marathon Runners

Released: 9-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT
Loyola Ophthalmologist Warns of the Dangers of Improper Viewing of Rare Solar Eclipse
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Loyola Retina Specialist Offers Advice to Keep Eyes Safe During the Solar Eclipse

Released: 1-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT
Health Tips for a Healthy Fourth of July
Loyola Medicine

Fireworks. Parades. Outdoor sports. Barbecues. The Fourth of July holiday weekend is a time to celebrate with family and friends, not spend time in the emergency room. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 230 people go to the emergency department every day during the month surrounding the July Fourth holiday with fireworks-related injuries alone. Here are a few tips from Loyola Medicine experts to protect your health this summer holiday season:

Newswise: Do You Know Your HIV Status?
Released: 1-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST
Do You Know Your HIV Status?
Loyola Medicine

Loyola offers HIV testing to all ED patients. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), of the 1.2 million Americans living with AIDS, one in eight do not know they are infected. To raise awareness for the importance of this potentially deadly infectious disease, December 1 is World AIDS Day.

Released: 8-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT
Ten Secrets to a Long and Happy Marriage
Loyola Medicine

Based on what he has learned during 35 years in the field, Loyola University Health System psychologist Michael Hakimi, PsyD, offers 10 tips for achieving a successful marriage.

Newswise: Contagion in the Herd: How One Person Can Set Off a Measles Outbreak
Released: 2-Feb-2015 2:20 PM EST
Contagion in the Herd: How One Person Can Set Off a Measles Outbreak
Loyola Medicine

Measles are becoming more commonplace, due to lack of vaccination, says Jorge Parada, MD, medical director of infectious disease at Loyola University Health System.

Released: 17-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Endocrinologist Recommends Weighing Risks, Benefits of Testosterone Treatment
Loyola Medicine

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 Lopez, MD, is available to comment on this. Dr. Lopez believes testosterone therapy should be prescribed on an individual basis after weighing the risks and benefits.

Newswise: Dentist Appointment “Do’s and Don’t’s” For Best Results
Released: 16-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Dentist Appointment “Do’s and Don’t’s” For Best Results
Loyola Medicine

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 condition such as a surgery or been diagnosed with a chronic condition, you need to tell your dentist before you come for your appointment,” says Martin Hogan, DDS, division director of dentistry at Loyola University Medical Center. “Depending on the illness, you may need to be premedicated with antibiotics to prevent infection.”

Released: 6-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Resurgence of Measles in U.S. Brings Pain and Suffering to Children
Loyola Medicine

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 trend against vaccinating children has led to its resurgence.

Released: 6-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST
Heroin Use on the Rise, Loyola Toxicologist Says
Loyola Medicine

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.

Released: 20-Sep-2013 12:00 PM EDT
No TGIF As Midwest Is Crippled By Triple-The-Threshold Mold Spores In The Air
Loyola Medicine

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, reports the mold count today is 125,000, a high for 2013, and well over the 50,000 threshold that signals a dangerous air quality warning.

Newswise: Loyola Fights Infectious Disease The Modern Way - With Robots
Released: 21-Jun-2013 10:00 AM EDT
Loyola Fights Infectious Disease The Modern Way - With Robots
Loyola Medicine

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 Hospital and “little Joe” at Loyola University Medical Center, 3-foot upright cylindrical robots provide the finishing touches to room sanitation. A rotating telescopic head emits cidal ultraviolet (UV) rays for 15 minutes in closed, unoccupied rooms to systematically kill germs dead.

Newswise: Why an Orthopaedic Surgeon Wore a Flight Suit to a Hockey Game
Released: 13-May-2013 4:00 PM EDT
Why an Orthopaedic Surgeon Wore a Flight Suit to a Hockey Game
Loyola Medicine

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.

Released: 7-Mar-2013 10:00 AM EST
Get a Jump on Daylight Saving Time
Loyola Medicine

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 a few minutes earlier each day.

Released: 28-Jan-2013 1:50 PM EST
Will Super Bowl Party be the Death of Your New Year's Diet Resolution?
Loyola Medicine

Loyola University Health System dietitian Gina Neill offers tips to eat healthy during the Super Bowl.

Newswise: Kids and Cholesterol Testing. Loyola Pediatric Cardiology Expert Available
Released: 25-Jul-2012 3:00 PM EDT
Kids and Cholesterol Testing. Loyola Pediatric Cardiology Expert Available
Loyola Medicine

Joel Hardin, MD, director of pediatric cardiology at Loyola University Health System, is willing to comment on the merits and controversy surrounding a recent recommendation for universal cholesterol testing during childhood.

Released: 22-May-2012 3:30 PM EDT
Loyola Occupational Medicine Expert Comments on Arlington Heights Explosion
Loyola Medicine

The explosion that occurred in an Arlington Heights factory that killed one and injured several others may have a long-lasting physical and emotional impact on fellow workers and community members, according to Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer, MD, medical director of occupational health at Loyola University Health System.

Newswise: Loyola Toxicologist Notes One NATO Chemical Substance Abuse Incident Reported
Released: 21-May-2012 3:45 PM EDT
Loyola Toxicologist Notes One NATO Chemical Substance Abuse Incident Reported
Loyola Medicine

News report of unidentified chemical substance used on a police officer and threat of continued protest noted by Loyola toxicologist, Christina Hantsch. As wind gusts pick up in the area, "You don't spit into the wind, and you sure don't spray either," says the former Illinois Poison Center medical director.

Newswise: Loyola Trauma Expert Questions Repeal Of Helmet Law
Released: 14-May-2012 1:00 PM EDT
Loyola Trauma Expert Questions Repeal Of Helmet Law
Loyola Medicine

Nearly 5 billion was absorbed by the non-riding public due to lack of helmet laws, and Michigan is now the 31st state to abandon helmet laws. Loyola trauma surgeon offers grim statistics on increase in fatalities, crashes when helmet laws are not in force.

Released: 30-Apr-2012 1:45 PM EDT
Derrick Rose's Knee Unlikely to Be 100 Percent After ACL Surgery
Loyola Medicine

Surgery to repair the type of ACL knee injury suffered by Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is successful in 90 percent of cases, according to sports medicine orthopedic surgeon Dr. Pietro Tonino of Loyola University Medical Center.

Released: 25-Oct-2011 3:00 PM EDT
Loyola Infectious Disease and Adolescent Medicine Experts to Talk About HPV Vaccine Recommendation
Loyola Medicine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that young boys receive the HPV vaccine starting at age 11. Loyola University Health System experts in pediatric infectious disease and adolescent medicine are available to comment.

Released: 20-Jun-2011 4:40 PM EDT
Children Portable Pools Pose Drowning Risk
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Loyola University Health System pediatrician available to comment on how to keep kids safe near water.

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Released: 7-Jun-2011 11:30 AM EDT
Dangerous Heat Leaves Kids at Risk for Dehydration
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Loyola University Health System Pediatrician available to comment on keeping kids hydrated.

Released: 20-Apr-2011 10:15 AM EDT
Pediatric Safety Expert Comments on New York State’s Unsafe Game Regulations
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Loyola University Health System Pediatrician comments on the health pitfalls of deterring kids to play.

Released: 3-Feb-2011 12:45 PM EST
Loyola Dietitians Weigh in on New Dietary Guidelines
Loyola Medicine

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released today by the United States Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services.

Released: 22-Nov-2010 1:00 PM EST
Making Hectic Holiday Travel Safe for Kids With Nut Allergies
Loyola Medicine

Loyola University Health System Pediatrician Gives Tips on Traveling with Nut-Allergic Children

Released: 17-Aug-2010 11:25 AM EDT
Physicians Warn Freshmen Face Higher Risk from Meningitis, Which Can Kill Quickly
Loyola Medicine

Preparations for living in a college dorm should start with a meningitis vaccination.

Released: 23-Sep-2009 11:50 AM EDT
Don't Rush to the Emergency Room If You Think You Have 'Swine Flu'
Loyola Medicine

Loyola physicians say in most cases staying home, resting are best strategies for getting better, not spreading infection.

Released: 22-Jun-2009 11:30 AM EDT
Cancer: A Silver Lining?
Loyola Medicine

Can there be a positive side to cancer? The answer is yes according to Dr. Patricia Mumby, associate professor Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences Department and director of Loyola Cardinal Bernadine Cancer Center Psychosocial Oncology Service. "Benefit-Finding" Helps Cancer Patients and Survivors see Positives Amidst Struggles.

Released: 20-May-2009 9:00 PM EDT
How Flip-Flops and Baseball Caps Raise Your Skin Cancer Risk
Loyola Medicine

As Memorial Day and summer beckon, Loyola dermatologist warns popular warm-weather accessories can pose hidden health hazard.

Released: 7-May-2009 11:40 AM EDT
The Business of H1N1 Flu
Loyola Medicine

Loyola Occupational Health Services gives tips on keeping the flu out of the office.

Released: 5-May-2009 2:10 PM EDT
Understanding a Mother's Loss, Validating a Mother's Love
Loyola Medicine

Loyola University Chicago Health System Support Group Brings Hope and Healing to Parents Who Lost an Infant.

Newswise: TV Show ER Goes Off the Air, but Loyola's Emergency Room Continues to Save Lives
Released: 16-Mar-2009 11:25 AM EDT
TV Show ER Goes Off the Air, but Loyola's Emergency Room Continues to Save Lives
Loyola Medicine

Loyola University Health System ER physicians talk about life in a real Chicagoarea level one trauma center and the impact the show has had on their lives and the field of ER medicine.

Released: 9-Feb-2009 12:00 PM EST
You'll Need More Than Sunscreen - Tips for Traveling Overseas
Loyola Medicine

The suitcase is laid out. The perfect outfits have been chosen and the list of what not to forget has been made. You've been anxiously awaiting this trip, but more than sunscreen will be needed to help ensure your vacation is a time of relaxation and not frustration. "The most important thing to consider when planning a trip is what health risks exist at your destination(s)," said Dr. Bert Lopansri, medical director of the Loyola University Health System International Medicine and Traveler's Immunization Clinic.

Released: 15-Dec-2008 4:10 PM EST
Physicians Give Toys Safety Tips for Christmas
Loyola Medicine

Loyola doctors warn some toys contain dangerous lead, magnets; could pose choking, injury hazard.

Released: 22-Jul-2008 10:45 AM EDT
Iced Tea's Hidden Risk of Painful Kidney Stones
Loyola Medicine

Popular summer drink can raise risk of debilitating kidney stones, Loyola urologist warns.

Released: 13-Jun-2008 1:00 PM EDT
How to Protect Your Teens from the Dangers of Summer
Loyola Medicine

From July 4th fireworks to driving, Loyola trauma chief cautions that summer is the deadliest time of the year for teens.

Released: 11-Jun-2008 12:05 PM EDT
How to Protect Yourself from MRSA in Gyms, Health Clubs
Loyola Medicine

Loyola infection-control physician, nurse say simple steps can help reduce your risk of contracting potentially deadly superbug.


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