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Boosting Emotional Intelligence In Physicians Can Protect Against Burnout

A Loyola Medicine study demonstrates that an educational curriculum for resident physicians improves their emotional intelligence, which may help protect against burnout. Physician burnout has reached alarming levels, with one study finding it...
20-Sep-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Pediatric Cancer Patient Drafted by Chicago Cubs

Teen baseball players overcomes cancer to see his dream of being drafted come true.
11-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Identifies Three Factors that Predict Life-threatening Respiratory Disease in Burn Patients

For the first time, researchers have devised a model to predict burn patients who are most likely to develop life-threatening acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
28-Aug-2018 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

As Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Cases Climb, Loyola Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist Offers Tips

Nadia Qureshi, MD, offers information about hand, foot and mouth disease.
23-Aug-2018 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scalp Cooling Treatment Reduces Risk of Chemotherapy Hair Loss

Loyola Medicine is offering cancer patients a treatment that reduces the risk of hair loss by cooling the scalp. During chemotherapy sessions, the patient wears a silicone cooling cap. The cap contains a circulating coolant that reduces the...
17-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

One Antiplatelet Drug After Heart Valve Replacement Works as Well as Two, with Fewer Complications

Treatment guidelines say patients who undergo minimally invasive aortic heart valve replacements should receive two antiplatelet drugs to reduce the risk of dangerous blood clots. A Loyola Medicine study has found that a single antiplatelet drug...
13-Aug-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rethinking the Stroke Rule "Time is Brain"

In 1993, neurologist Camilo Gomez, MD, coined a phrase that became a fundamental rule of stroke care: "Time is brain!" The longer therapy is delayed, the less chance it will succeed. But the "time is brain" rule is not as simple as it once seemed,...
13-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Only 10 Percent of Non-Dialysis Kidney Patients Ever See a Dietitian

In patients with chronic kidney disease, medical nutrition therapy can slow the progression and significantly reduce healthcare costs.But 90 percent of non-dialysis kidney disease patients never meet with a dietitian, according to a report in the...
26-Jul-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Silent Pain of Endometriosis

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


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

9-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST


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


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


Loyola Medicine Oncologist Patrick Stiff, MD, Co-Author of Landmark @NEJM CAR-T Study, Offers Measured Evaluation of Therapy.

7-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress

How to cope with the stresses of the pending holidays.
7-Dec-2017 12:05 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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