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.
Continue reading “How a Loyola Initiative Is Spreading Health in Proviso Right Under Your Nose”
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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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.
Continue reading “Photos of the Week: Chris Epps Tends to His Maywood Garden”
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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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.”
Continue reading “How Your School Fared in New Rankings | Loyola Top 3 in IL”
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.
Continue reading “Tips to Prepare for Monday’s Solar Eclipse (Yes, It Can Blind You)”
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.
Continue reading “Loyola to Offer Free Cervical and Breast Cancer Screenings Aug. 19”