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Loyola Medicine Performs its 1,000th Lung Transplant

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...
16-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
7-May-2019 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vivian Gahtan, MD, Named Chair of Loyola's Department of Surgery

Vivian Gahtan, MD, a nationally known vascular surgeon, has been named professor and chair of the Department of Surgery of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, effective Aug. 1.
2-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Burn Surgeon Offers Safety Tips for Teen Bonfires

Building a bonfire has become a popular activity among teenagers, but a big fire can result in serious burn injuries, cautions Loyola Medicine burn surgeon Arthur Sanford, MD.
25-Apr-2019 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Organ Transplant Patients Thank Their Donors in Emotional Candle Lighting Ceremony

Grateful organ transplant patients and donor families spoke during Loyola Medicine's 28th annual Candle-Lighting Ceremony, an emotional event held during National Donate Life Month that honors organ donors.
8-Apr-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy Shortens Treatment, Reduces Side Effects

Loyola Medicine and Palos Health are offering a new breast cancer radiation therapy that shortens the treatment time by three weeks, while reducing side effects. It's called MRI-guided accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI).
8-Apr-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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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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