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Study to See if Weight Loss Tied to Where People Live
The number of obese Americans is expected to increase to 113 million by the year 2022, making the U.S. the most overweight country in the world.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Man Uses Baby Stroller to Steal Booze, 5 DUIs: Police
Police charged Anthony Williams, 18, of Maywood, with driving under the influence of drugs and improper display of registration during a traffic stop in the 7200 block of Madison Street around 3 a.m. He was processed, given a Jan. 13 court date and released on bond.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Do Sports Concussions Really Cause Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy?
MAYWOOD, Ill. - It's been widely reported that football and other contact sports increase the risk of a debilitating neurological condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy .
Good Samaritans pull man from burning car after I-55 crash
Romeoville Police Officer Woodsman "Woody" Jones, retired Burbank Police Officer Wayne Young, and Chicagoan Ernesto Irizarry, who is trying to become a police officer, don't know each other.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
New cholesterol guidelines biggest change in more than 25 years
New cholesterol guidelines for identifying adults at risk for heart disease represent the biggest change in such expert advice in more than 25 years, according to Loyola University Health System preventive cardiology experts.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
How Alcohol Impairs the Immune System
MAYWOOD, Il. - On Nov. 22, leading alcohol researchers from the United States and Europe will present the latest findings on how alcohol impairs the immune system.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
December 2-6 is the American Occupational Therapy Association's Older Driver Safety Awareness week.
How to Avoid Turkey Bowl Injuries
MAYWOOD, Ill. - Every year around this time, Loyola University Medical Center sports medicine surgeon Dr. Pietro Tonino sees a spike in sprains, contusions, broken bones and other injuries suffered in Thanksgiving pick-up football games.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Loyola University Chicago Seeks Metadata & Digital Services Librarian
Loyola University Chicago is seeking a Metadata & Digital Services Librarian to work at the Health Sciences Library for the Library Health Science Division at the Maywood Campus .
Innovative Vaccine Trains Immune System to Fight Melanoma
MAYWOOD, Il. - Loyola University Medical Center is enrolling melanoma patients in the first clinical trial in the Midwest of an experimental vaccine that trains a patient's immune system to fight the deadly cancer.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
NTSB: Aborted Landing Preceded Bolingbrook Plane Crash
An airplane that crashed in Bolingbrook in September touched down several times on a runway in an attempted landing at Clow Airport before taking off and then diving into a nearby parking lot, according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Thu Nov 07, 2013