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Chance DNA Test Connects Cancer Patient to Donor Who Saved Her Life

On the day he was born, Patrick Davey saved a woman's life. His parents donated his umbilical cord blood, which was used in a stem cell transplant that saved the life of cancer patient Holly Becker.
9-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Sepsis Care Program Saves Lives and Reduces Costs

A sepsis care quality improvement program saves lives, shortens hospital stays and reduces healthcare costs, according to a study by researchers at Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago.
4-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pharmacists in the Emergency Department Speed Delivery of Critical Drug to Patients with Life-Threatening Bleeding

A first-of-its-kind study has found that when a pharmacist is present in the emergency room, patients on blood thinners who experience life-threatening bleeding receive a live-saving coagulation drug much more quickly.
4-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Richard Freeman, MD, Named Regional Chief Clinical Officer of Loyola Medicine

Richard K. Freeman, MD, MBA, FACS, has been named regional chief clinical officer of Loyola Medicine, effective November 4.
4-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Loyola Medicine Names Regional VP of Professional and Support Services

Elizabeth E. Early, FACHE, has been named regional vice president of professional and support services in a newly created role for Loyola Medicine.
30-Aug-2019 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Loyola Medicine Appoints Regional Chief Nursing Officer

Peggy Norton-Rosko, DNP, RN, NEA-C, has been named regional chief nursing officer for Loyola Medicine. Norton-Rosko will lead all nursing practices for Loyola Medicine which includes Loyola University Medical Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and...
30-Aug-2019 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Health System Giving Patients Free Vegetables to Improve Their Health

In an innovative program to improve the health of low-income patients, Loyola Medicine and its partners are giving patients a weekly cornucopia of fresh vegetables grown on urban farms. It's called VeggieRx.
5-Aug-2019 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cardiac Arrest Survivor Reunites with Four Good Samaritans Who Saved his Life

When Hutz Hertzberg collapsed at Midway Airport in full cardiac arrest, four God Samaritans saved his life by administering CPR and shocking his heart with an airport defibrillator. He made a full recovery, and they reunited on the one-year...
27-Jun-2019 4:20 AM EDT 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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