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Wednesday Aug 27 | Newswise

Loyola Redesignated as a Level III Perinatal Center

Loyola University Medical Center has been redesignated as a Level III Perinatal Center by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Milling Journal

MN Rep. Peterson Announces New Ag Committee Staff

Washington-House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson Aug. 25 announced that Matt MacKenzie , Evan Jurkovich and Mike Stranz have joined the House Agriculture Committee Minority staff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collin Peterson, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture, Representative Chellie Pingree, Saint Olaf College

Newswise

Loyola to Offer Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Loyola University Medical Center will offer free prostate cancer screenings on Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Maywood, IL, Medicine, Urology

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers develop new approach to identify 'drivers' of cancer

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have developed a new integrated approach to pinpoint the genetic "drivers" of cancer, uncovering eight genes that could be viable for targeted breast cancer therapy.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Biology, Science, Bioinformatics, Vanderbilt University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Neck manipulation could be associated with stroke

Treatments involving neck manipulation may be associated with stroke, though it cannot be said with certainty that neck manipulation causes strokes, according to a new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health

Daily Herald

School supplies drives ease back-to-school costs for needy families

For Waukegan resident Melissa Rivera, $300 could go toward her house mortgage and food, but it's also the amount needed to buy school supplies for her four children.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Grayslake, IL, Education Etc.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Circulation

Sarcomere Mutation-Specific Expression Patterns in Human Hypertrophic ...

From the Departments of Internal Medicine , Molecular and Integrative Physiology , Cardiac Surgery , Sequencing Core , and Pediatrics , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology, Health Sciences Division, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL ; and MS Bioworks, Ann Arbor, MI .

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Newswise

Leukemia Drug Shows Promise for Skin, Breast and Other Cancers

MAYWOOD, Ill -- A leukemia drug called dasatinib shows promise for treating skin, breast and several other cancers, according to researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Leukemia

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Digital Game Developer

Building Bridges: An Alternative to School Suspension by Author and...

Out of school suspension does not teach a child accountability and it also takes them out of a learning environment, many times with enormous negative consequences.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Modern Healthcare

Loyola med school in Chicago admits undocumented students, and other news

Seven undocumented medical students started classes on Aug. 4 at Loyola University Chicago, but the school still is the only one in the state - and possibly the country - to intentionally enroll such students.Statewide, no other medical or dental school publicly has embraced students who... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com on your ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Newswise

Alexian Brothers, Loyola Announce Intent to Affiliate and Expand Pediatric Services

Alexian Brothers Health System of Arlington Heights, Ill., and Loyola University Health System of Maywood, Ill., are partnering to expand the breadth and reach of their pediatric service lines in the Chicago area.

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Related Topix: Arlington Heights, IL, Maywood, IL, Melrose Park, IL, Medicine, Nursing, Hoffman Estates, IL

Clarksville Online

American Heart Association states Neck manipulation may be associated with Stroke

Treatments involving neck manipulation may be associated with stroke, though it cannot be said with certainty that neck manipulation causes strokes, according to a new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke .

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health

Daily Chronicle

Anderson holds town hall in quest for 14th Congressional District seat

SYCAMORE – Although she is not a voter in the 14th district, DeKalb resident Julie Kiefer-Bell attended a town hall meeting hosted by Dennis Anderson to communicate with others about problems in Washington, D.C. Anderson, candidate for Illinois' 14th Congressional District, spoke Wednesday evening at the Jane Fargo Hotel, 355 W. State St., ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sycamore, IL, DeKalb, IL, US Politics, Representative Randy Hultgren, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Bureau County Republican

American Board of Otolaryngology certifies Musgrave

Dr. Brandon Musgrave, an ear, nose and throat specialist on the medical staff at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru, has been certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Otolaryngology, Urbana, IL

Environmental Leader

UC-Irvine Tops Green Colleges List

The University of California - Irvine jumped from no. 3 to no. 1 in this year's Sierra Club ranking of green schools , knocking last year's winner, University of Connecticut , out of the top spot.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, University of Connecticut, Lewis & Clark College, University of South Florida

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Newswise

Neck Manipulation May Be Associated with Stroke

Treatments that involve neck manipulation may be associated with strokes, although this association is not proven, according to an American Heart Association Scientific Statement written by lead author Dr. Jose Biller of Loyola University Medical Center and other stroke experts.

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Related Topix: Circulation, Medicine, Health

Modern Healthcare

Loyola Chicago med school still alone in enrolling undocumented students

Seven undocumented medical students started classes at Loyola University Chicago on Aug. 4, but the school still is the only one in the state - and possibly the country - to intentionally enroll such students.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, University of Illinois Chicago

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Neck manipulation may be associated with stroke

Treatments involving neck manipulation may be associated with stroke, though it cannot be said with certainty that neck manipulation causes strokes, according to a new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 07, 2014

HON

Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke?

Getting your neck adjusted by a chiropractor or osteopathic doctor may be associated with an increased risk of stroke, according to a scientific statement released Thursday by the American Heart Association.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Norwalk, CT

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Daily Herald

Holiday light show gets another year on former Cuneo grounds in Vernon Hills

PAUL VALADE/pvalade@dailyherald.comThe Winter Wonderland holiday light show in Vernon Hills will be held at least one more time at the Cuneo Mansion & Gardens.

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