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Gift of Hope, City Officials Host Inaugural Organ Summit

Gift of Hope, City Officials Host Inaugural Organ Summit

By: Ashmar Mandou According to the Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network, more than 4,700 men, women, and children living in Illinois are waiting for organ transplants. However,… Read more »

Loretto Hospital Affirms Children’s Dental Health Plays Vital Rose in Overall Well-Being

Loretto Hospital Affirms Children’s Dental Health Plays Vital Rose in Overall Well-Being

In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, the Loretto Hospital Dental Clinic acknowledges dental hygiene is a crucial part of an adolescent’s overall health. The dental clinic, which is… Read more »

Kids Head to AZ for Spring Training

Kids Head to AZ for Spring Training

Advocate Children’s Hospital, American Airlines, and the Chicago Cubs partnered to send nine courageous, local children and their families on an unforgettable trip to Cubs’ Spring Training in Mesa, Arizona…. Read more »

Baby’s Sex Plays Role in Pregnant Woman’s Immunity

Baby’s Sex Plays Role in Pregnant Woman’s Immunity

Women have claimed for years that their bodies react differently whether they’re pregnant with a male or female baby. Some studies suggest that a baby’s sex could play a role… Read more »

Procedures Plastic Surgeons Don’t Want You to Get

Procedures Plastic Surgeons Don’t Want You to Get

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), plastic surgeons performed a total of almost two million surgical procedures in 2015, up seven percent from the year before…. Read more »

Lupus Patients Have Higher Rates of Hep C, Study Finds

Lupus Patients Have Higher Rates of Hep C, Study Finds

Lupus patients appear to have higher-than-normal rates of hepatitis C virus (HCV), according to a new study published in the journal Immunologic Research. The findings support previous research linking the… Read more »

Loretto Hospital Goes Red in support of Heart Disease and Knowing Your Heart Health

Loretto Hospital Goes Red in support of Heart Disease and Knowing Your Heart Health

In honor of heart health month, Loretto Hospital employees wore red on National Wear Red Day® to support the millions of women who suffer from heart disease. The American Heart… Read more »

Surprising benefits of eating more ginger

Surprising benefits of eating more ginger

Give your pantry and fridge a quick scan. Do you see powdered or fresh ginger? If not, it’s time to plan a trip to the grocery store—stat! That’s because this… Read more »

One in Six Americans Take Antidepressants, Other Psychiatric Drugs: Study

One in Six Americans Take Antidepressants, Other Psychiatric Drugs: Study

One in six Americans take some kind of psychiatric drugs — mostly antidepressants, researchers reported Monday. They also found that twice as many white people take those drugs as do… Read more »

El Hospital Loretto se Viste de Rojo en apoyo a las Enfermedades Cardíacas y Como Saber si su Corazón está Sano

El Hospital Loretto se Viste de Rojo en apoyo a las Enfermedades Cardíacas y Como Saber si su Corazón está Sano

En honor al mes de la salud del corazón, los empleados del Hospital Loretto vistieron de rojo el Día Nacional para Vestir de Rojo [National Wear Red Day®] en apoyo… Read more »