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Following Heart Transplant, Bowling President Eager to Return to the Lanes

Joe Janusz, president of the Peoria-area River City Bowling Association, is looking forward to bowling again following his heart transplant at Loyola University Medical Center. "When I throw that first ball, I will know I've completed my recovery,"...
13-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Loyola Doctors are Team Physicians at World University Games

Loyola Medicine sports medicine physicians Douglas Evans, MD, and Haemi Choi, MD, will serve as official team physicians for American hockey teams competing in the 2019 Winter World University Games in Krasnoyarsk, Russia March 2-12.
27-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Artificial Intelligence can Identify Trauma Patients Who Misuse Alcohol

An artificial intelligence technique that combs electronic medical records can identify trauma patients who misuse alcohol, a study has found. In 78 percent of cases, the technique was able to differentiate between patients who misused alcohol and...
20-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds Low Statin Use Among Kidney Disease Patients at High Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in kidney disease patients who are not on dialysis. But a new study finds that statins are used by only 21.8 percent such patients who do not already have cardiovascular...
18-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Heart Attack Patients Receive Super Fast Treatment

At Loyola Medicine, it takes a median of just 54 minutes from the time a paramedic first contacts a heart attack patient until the patient is brought to Loyola and an emergency balloon angioplasty is performed. This is among the shortest medical...
6-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Surgeon Treats Severe Ankle Injury with 3D Printed Implant

Deborah Stoneburner was in a severe car accident, and among her injuries was a crushed ankle bone called the talus. Loyola Medicine orthopaedic surgeon Adam Schiff, MD, successfully replaced the damaged bone with a metal talus made with 3D printing...
6-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Seven Tips to Protect Your Child From Burns

Each day, two children die from burns and more than 300 are treated in emergency rooms. In recognition of National Burn Awareness Week, Feb. 3 – 9, Loyola Medicine's Burn Center is offering parents and caregivers seven tips prevent burns in...
4-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Loyola University Medical Center Names New President

Tad A. Gomez, RPh, MS, FASHP, has been named president of Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, effective February 25, 2019.
28-Jan-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Burn Specialists Issue Warning About Viral "Boiling Water Challenge"

6-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST

Mercy Hospital Officials to Speak Prior to Emergency Department Reopening

20-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

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The Silent Pain of Endometriosis

Loyola Medicine Recognizes Endometriosis Awareness Month
20-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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For a Good Night's Sleep, Turn Off Your Smartphone

9-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST

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How to Talk to Children About Scary World Events

Physician gives tips on how to have difficult conversations about world tragedies (i.e., shootings).
15-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST

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Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: What's the Difference?

Loyola's Pauline Camacho, MD, Offers Tips for National Thyroid Awareness Month
15-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST

Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress

how to cope with stress over the holiday month.
15-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure

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

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Loyola University Health System is committed to excellence in patient care and the education of health professionals. We believe that our Catholic heritage and Jesuit traditions of ethical behavior, academic distinction, and scientific research lead to new knowledge and advance our healing mission in the communities we serve. We believe that thoughtful stewardship, learning and constant reflection on experience improve all we do as we strive to provide the highest quality health care.

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