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Millennial Men Are Weaker Than Their Dads, Study Suggests

Millennial Men Are Weaker Than Their Dads, Study Suggests

If today’s men think that all those video games are helping them maintain optimal hand strength, they’d better think again. In a series of studies testing grip and pinch strength,… Read more »

Loretto Hospital Receives Competitive Star Rating by CMS

Loretto Hospital Receives Competitive Star Rating by CMS

Loretto Hospital received 3 out of 5 stars in the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating, a new quality measures by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which was… Read more »

Food Advertisements May Work on Children’s Brains

Food Advertisements May Work on Children’s Brains

Children make quicker decisions to eat “tasty” food and reward centers in their brains light up after watching food commercials on television compared to nonfood commercials, a small study finds…. Read more »

Bad timing: Biological clock linked to infections

Bad timing: Biological clock linked to infections

There are plenty of old wives’ tales about what gets you sick — the myth about going out in the cold, for example — but new research in mice suggests… Read more »

Serious Head Injuries from Baby Strollers on the Rise

Serious Head Injuries from Baby Strollers on the Rise

About two U.S. children visit the emergency room every hour for injuries related to being in a stroller or an infant carrier, a new study finds. Overall, more than 360,000… Read more »

Illinois Doctors Earn Nearly $2.6 Million in Quality of Care Bonus Payments for Improving Health Outcomes

Illinois Doctors Earn Nearly $2.6 Million in Quality of Care Bonus Payments for Improving Health Outcomes

UnitedHealthcare recently recognized more than 40 care providers in Illinois with the 2015 UnitedHealthcare PATH Excellence in Patient Service Awards for their commitment to improving health outcomes for people enrolled… Read more »

La Propaganda de Comida Puede Influenciar el Cerebro Infantil

La Propaganda de Comida Puede Influenciar el Cerebro Infantil

Los niños se deciden más pronto a comer comida “sabrosa” y los centros de recompensa de sus cerebros se encienden cuando ven comerciales de comida en la televisión, a diferencia… Read more »

Mal Momento: Reloj Biológico Vinculado a Infecciones

Mal Momento: Reloj Biológico Vinculado a Infecciones

Hay muchos ‘cuentos de viejas’ sobre lo que puede enfermarle – el mito sobre salir al frío, por ejemplo – pero nuevas investigaciones en los ratones sugieren que el momento… Read more »

Doctores de Illinois Ganan Cerca de $2.6 Millones en Pagos de Bonos por Atención de Calidad para Mejorar los Resultados de Salud

Doctores de Illinois Ganan Cerca de $2.6 Millones en Pagos de Bonos por Atención de Calidad para Mejorar los Resultados de Salud

UnitedHealthcare reconoció recientemente haber premiado a más de 40 proveedores de cuidados de salud en Illinois con el Premio PATH de Excelencia en Servicio al Paciente de UnitedHealthcare, por su… Read more »

El Hospital Loretto Recibe Calificación Estrella Competitiva de CMS

El Hospital Loretto Recibe Calificación Estrella Competitiva de CMS

El Hospital Loretto recibió 3 de 5 estrellas en la Calificación Estrella de Calidad General, nueva medida de calidad de los Centros para Servicios de Medicare y Medicaid (CMS) publicado… Read more »