Category: Health

Loyola Seeking Participants for Race-based Stress Reduction Program

Friday, December 8, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

The Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing at Loyola University Chicago is seeking African American women between 50 and 75 years old to participate in an eight-week Race-Based Stress Reduction and Resilience Program for African American Women.

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Loyola Nurses to Give Free Flu Shots at Maywood Library on Oct. 16

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Nurses from Loyola Medicine will be at the Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 21st Ave. on Oct. 16, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., to provide free flu shots. The shots are limited and will be provided on a first come, first-served basis.

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How a Loyola Initiative Is Spreading Health in Proviso Right Under Your Nose

Friday, September 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Attendee’s at the Sept. 9 Voices at the Table event, sponsored by PP4H, get active with dance. | Michael Romain/VFP

On Sept. 9, a few hundred people circulated in and out of the playground of Lexington Elementary School, 415 Lexington St. in Maywood. The school closed in 2015, which made the site of last Saturday’s festivities — what the host organization, Proviso Partners for Health, called Voices at the Table — particularly ironic, like a rose blooming from concrete.

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Gottlieb to Host Public Lecture on Diabetes, Sept. 14

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Dr. Howard Einhorn, an internal medicine physician at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital who specializes in treating diabetic patients will deliver Hai Solomon Community Lecture at the hospital’s professional office building, 675 W. North Ave., Melrose Park, (rooms E, F, G on the lower level), on Thursday, Sept. 14, 12 p.m.

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Photos of the Week: Chris Epps Tends to His Maywood Garden

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 || Photos by Spooner Baumann/Spooner Photography || @maywoodnews 

Christopher Epps, 36, is the full-time gardener who is slowly, deliberately making the Proviso Partners Giving Garden the start of what he hopes will be a paradigm shift in how Proviso Township residents relate to the food they eat.

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Loyola, West Cook YMCA Launch Childhood Obesity Program

Thursday, August 31, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Hippocrates Health Institute/Getty Images

[West Cook YMCA/Loyola Medicine] In September, the West Cook YMCA will begin offering Healthy Weight and Your Child, a pilot program designed to empower children between the ages of 7-13, with the support from their families, to reach a healthy weight and live a healthier lifestyle.

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How Your School Fared in New Rankings | Loyola Top 3 in IL

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews  

New rankings out by Niche, a national education website, are getting a lot of attention from media outlets across the country.

According to its website, Niche’s 2018 Best Public High Schools ranking “is based on rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data, and ratings collected from millions of Niche users.”

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