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New Study Explains Potential Causes for “Happy Hypoxia” Condition in COVID-19 Patients

A new research study provides possible explanations for COVID-19 patients who present with extremely low, otherwise life-threatening levels of oxygen, but no signs of dyspnea (difficulty breathing). This new understanding of the condition, known as...
2-Jul-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

MacNeal Hospital Launches First Clinical Trial in Illinois of Novel Monitoring Device for Congestive Heart Failure Patients

MacNeal Hospital is the first hospital in Illinois to participate in a national, randomized clinical trial using daily vital signs and lung pressure measurement to manage patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). The PROACTIVE-HF trial utilizes...
24-Jun-2020 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Loyola University Medical Center Named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2020 List of "100 Great Hospitals in America"

For the seventh year in a row, Loyola University Medical Center has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review's list of "100 Great Hospitals in America." Hospitals included in the new 2020 list "have been recognized nationally for excellence in...
27-May-2020 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Offers Tips to Help You Sleep During COVID-19

The uncertainty and fear associated with the COVID-19 virus is causing many Americans to have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, and yet a good night’s sleep has never been more important. “Now more than ever, we need to get good...
14-May-2020 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Loyola Medicine Neurologist Calls for Broad Changes in Stroke Care During COVID-19

Broad modifications to current standards for treating acute stroke patients during the COVID-19 pandemic may be needed to preserve health care resources, limit disease spread and ensure optimal care, according to a Loyola Medicine neurologist.
7-May-2020 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gottlieb Memorial Hospital's Renovated and Expanded Emergency Department Opening Today

Gottlieb Memorial Hospital’s renovated and expanded emergency department will open today (Tuesday, May 5, 2020). The expansion will accommodate an increase in daily patient visits and future growth to meet the needs of Melrose Park and surrounding...
5-May-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine to Resume Medical Services and Elective Surgeries in May

In accordance with guidelines set by the Illinois State Department of Public Health, Loyola Medicine hospitals will resume elective surgeries in phases beginning May 11 to provide care for patients. Physician offices and clinics at the health...
4-May-2020 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gottlieb Memorial Hospital Receives Sixth Consecutive ‘A’ Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group

Gottlieb Memorial Hospital received its sixth consecutive ‘A’ grade from the Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade, considered the “gold measure” of...
30-Apr-2020 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day: Know the Symptoms and Risk Factors for acute stress and PTSD During COVID-19

23-Jun-2020 6:50 PM EDT

Loyola Medicine Psychologists Offer Tips and Resources for Coping During COVID-19

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...
1-Apr-2020 10:15 AM EDT

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

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Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in Chicago's western suburbs that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from more than 1,800 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. & Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for more than 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its academic affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with 180 physician offices, an adult day care program, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research facility at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-licensed-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, including acute rehabilitation, an inpatient skilled nursing facility and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics. MacNeal has provided quality, patient-centered care to the near west suburbs since 1919. For more information, visit loyolamedicine.org.



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