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Loyola Medicine Burn Center Offers Safety Tips for Burn Awareness Week

In recognition of National Burn Awareness Week (February 4 – 10), Loyola Medicine and Anthony Baldea, MD, director of Loyola's Burn Center, are offering tips to prevent and care for burn injuries.
9-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Reversing Blood Flow Reduces Stroke Risk During Carotid Artery Procedure

Loyola Medicine is the first academic medical center in Illinois to use the TCAR system, which reduces stroke risk during carotid artery procedures by temporarily reversing blood flow.
5-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine, Cook County Train 30 Police Departments on Using Narcan® to Combat Opioid Crisis

More than 1,900 officers from 30 police departments will soon be equipped to administer Narcan® when they encounter someone overdosing from opioids, thanks to a collaboration between Loyola Medicine and the Cook County Department of Homeland...
1-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Under New Stroke Guidelines, More Patients Will be Eligible for Emergency Treatments

Under new guidelines issued by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, more stroke patients will be eligible for emergency treatments. The treatments dissolve or remove blood clots that cause strokes by blocking blood flow to a...
25-Jan-2018 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Holly Kramer, MD, MPH, Loyola Kidney Specialist and Researcher, Named President-elect of National Kidney Foundation

Holly Kramer, MD, MPH, a kidney specialist and nationally known kidney disease researcher at Loyola University Chicago and Loyola Medicine, has been named president-elect of the National Kidney Foundation, Inc.
24-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Report Details "Explosive Evolution" of Techniques to Restore Blood Flow to the Brain

Recent decades have seen an "explosive evolution" of techniques to restore blood flow to areas of the brain endangered by stroke or clogged arteries, according to a report by Loyola Medicine neurologists and neurosurgeons.
19-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Having a Pharmacist at Stroke Patient's Bedside Speeds Administration of Critical Drug

In treating stroke patients, every minute counts. A drug called rtPA sometimes can stop a stroke in its tracks. Now a Loyola Medicine study has found that having a pharmacist at the patient's bedside can reduce the time it takes to administer rtPA...
16-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Pediatrician Offers Advice for Parents to Help Keep Children Safe from the Flu

Loyola Medicine pediatrician Bridget Boyd, MD, has some advice for parents on how to help their child fend off the flu and what to do if they do get sick.
8-Jan-2018 4:40 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Loyola's Pauline Camacho, MD, Offers Tips for National Thyroid Awareness Month
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How to cope with the stresses of the pending holidays.
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Loyola Sports Medicine Physician Offers Tips for Chicago Marathon Runners
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