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Loyola Medicine Offers Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5 to 11

Loyola Medicine is now offering the COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11 at multiple clinic sites, including mobile vaccine clinics. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was authorized for emergency use for children ages 5 to 11. It is a two-dose series...
18-Nov-2021 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Performs Illinois' First Heart Transplant with New Transportation Technology

Loyola Medicine has completed Illinois' first heart transplant using a newly developed cardiac transport system. The Paragonix SherpaPak® System aims to change the way hearts are transported during transplant, utilizing a canister that monitors...
12-Nov-2021 8:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Forty Loyola Medicine Physicians Named to Chicago Magazine's 2021 Top Surgeons List

Forty Loyola Medicine physicians have been named to Chicago magazine's 2021 Top Surgeons list.
11-Nov-2021 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Michael Hendrick Named Regional Vice President of Support Services for Loyola Medicine

Michael Hendrick has been named regional vice president of support services for Loyola Medicine, effective November 1, 2021.
1-Nov-2021 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Loyola University Medical Center NICU Patients Celebrate First Halloween in Style

Loyola University Medical Center neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses helped their tiny patients celebrate their first Halloween this morning with handmade costumes. This sweet Halloween tradition started at Loyola more than 35 years ago.
29-Oct-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Cerebrovascular (Stroke) Treatments

Two Loyola Medicine hospitals have received American Heart Association Achievement Awards for implementing quality improvement measures that ensure cardiovascular and neurology patients receive efficient and coordinated care, ultimately leading to...
27-Oct-2021 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Loyola Medicine Prepares for Possible Approval of the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to meet on October 26 to discuss the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11. Ahead of this meeting, Loyola Medicine is taking steps to...
25-Oct-2021 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Offers Free Health Screening to Detect Aneurysms

Loyola Medicine's Center for Aortic Disease is set to host a free abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) ultrasound screening event on Saturday, November 6. The event will take place at Loyola University Medical Center in the Center for Heart and Vascular...
19-Oct-2021 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Frying Your Turkey This Thanksgiving? Loyola Medicine Tips to Prevent a Serious Burn Injury

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, Joshua Carson, MD, regional director of Loyola Medicine's Burn Center is reminding everyone to be vigilant to prevent burn injuries around the holidays. Loyola's Burn Center is the largest in Illinois and is...
23-Nov-2021 6:05 PM EST

Returning to School Sports Runs Low Risk for COVID-19 Infection, Say Loyola Medicine Experts

As students head back to school this fall, sports medicine physicians with Loyola Medicine say the risk of COVID-19 exposure among student athletes is low. As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S., Nathaniel Jones, MD, a...
8-Sep-2021 2:05 PM EDT

Fall Allergy Season Returns with Rise in Ragweed Levels

Ragweed levels are on the rise as the summer months draw to a close according to Rachna Shah, MD, a Loyola Medicine allergist who oversees the Loyola Medicine Daily Allergy Count. “A spike in ragweed tends to mark the informal start of the fall...
31-Aug-2021 1:55 PM EDT

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Why so many ACL injuries this season in the NFL?

28-Sep-2020 1:25 PM EDT

Expert says the new normal for high school and college athletes will include frequent testing, adherence to safety guidelines and flexibility as science and data evolve

16-Jul-2020 10:15 AM EDT

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

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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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