Category: Health

Maywood Hosts Pioneering National Conference On Suicide Prevention

Friday, September 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Loyola’s Center for Translational Research and Education, where theIllinois Suicide Prevention Alliance held its annual summit. | Loyola Medicine 

According to the Centers for Disease control, the rate of suicide in the United States has increased by more than 25 percent since 2009, which made it the 10th leading cause of death in 2016.

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Loyola Seeking African American Women In Proviso Township For Stress Study

Sunday, August 26, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Researchers at the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus in Maywood is seeking African American women in Proviso Township, particularly in Maywood, who would be willing to participate in a race-based stress reduction research study.

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Maywood Library To Host Medical Cannabis Info Session, July 28

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured photo: Obtained via herb.co.

Officials with the Maywood Public Library said that they’ve been getting quite a few inquiries about medical cannabis — so many, in fact, that they’ve decided to host an informational session.

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