Category: Health

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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Tips to Prepare for Monday’s Solar Eclipse (Yes, It Can Blind You)

Saturday, August 19, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews || Photo: Getty Images 

On Monday, Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will cover parts of the country from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina, according to NASA. In the Chicago area, including suburbs like Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood and Melrose Park, the sun will only be blocked partially by the moon.

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Loyola to Offer Free Cervical and Breast Cancer Screenings Aug. 19

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 || By Community Editor | Loyola Medicine Newsroom|| @maywoodnews || Photo: National Cancer Institute 

Free mammograms and Pap tests will be offered at Loyola University Medical Center to qualifying uninsured women on Saturday, August 19.

The See, Test and Treat® event will be held at the Loyola Outpatient Center, 2160 S. First Ave., Maywood, Illinois. Advance registration is required and the number of appointments is limited. Women ages 30 to 64 interested in participating are invited to call 888-584-7888 to verify eligibility and make an appointment.

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Mosquito Spraying Aug. 9 in Maywood, Broadview

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 || By Bob Uphues/Riverside-Brookfield Landmark || @maywoodnews 

The Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District will be spraying in a number of west suburban areas on Aug. 9 between 8 p.m. and midnight. Spraying is a way for the district to control the adult mosquito population during a time in which the district is seeing an increase in positive tests for West Nile Virus.

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