Tag: Loyola University Medical Center

Loyola Breaks Ground on Major Stormwater Abatement Project

Wednesday, October 19, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Elected officials and Loyola representatives during a Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, groundbreaking ceremony on the Maywood campus. | Courtesy Loyola Medicine

At least a dozen elected officials and hospital representatives were on hand on Oct. 17 for the ceremonial groundbreaking of a stormwater abatement project on the site of Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.

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Loyola to Acquire Berwyn Hospital as Part of Expansion Effort

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Center for Translational Research and Education located on Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus. |www.luc.edu 

Maywood-based Loyola Medicine has agreed to acquire MacNeal Hospital — a century-old, 368-bed community medical center based in Berwyn — along with its affiliate operations, from Tenet Healthcare Corporation, which is an international for-profit healthcare services company based in Dallas, Texas.

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Maywood Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident on Sept. 2

Sunday, September 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Screen Shot 2017-09-03 at 4.21.56 PM.pngA Maywood man has died after a tragic motorcycle accident that happened on Saturday evening, according to authorities.

Demetrius D. Talley, 32, of Maywood (pictured), was traveling south bound at 17th Ave. and Maywood Drive in Maywood on Sept. 2, when he struck the side of a vehicle, according to Maywood Police Lt. Dennis Diaz.

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Woman Jumps to Death from Parking Garage Outside Loyola on Aug. 24

Sunday, August 27, 2017 || By Local News Curator|| @maywoodnews

A woman who was being investigated in connection to a Grayslake house fire committed suicide by jumping from a parking garage outside of Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood on Aug. 24, according to multiple reports.

The woman, identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 64-year-old Deborah St. Antoine-Brown, had spoken with investigators about the house fire just hours before her death.

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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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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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Infant on Life Support After Crash on Eisenhower Expressway

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Illinois State Police investigate a two-vehicle crash early Sunday in the eastbound lanes oh I-290 near Desplaines Avenue in Forest Park. | Caption by Sun-Times | Photo by NVP News

Sunday, November 27, 2016 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

An infant boy is in critical condition after a two-car crash that happened on I-290 Sunday night, according to the infant’s family members.

The child, who media reports, based on interviews with his grandmother, identified as 10-month-old T.J. Hughes, Jr., suffered serious injuries, including two broken legs, a broken arm and a skull fracture.

“The boy was in the vehicle with his aunt after visiting his grandmother’s house in Maywood for a post-Thanksgiving gathering,” according to a report by ABC 7 Chicago. “They were headed back to T.J.’s home in Chicago when they were hit.

“A blue 2000 Hyundai Elantra driven by a 25-year-old Chicago woman was stopped in the right lane with its lights off when it was rear-ended by a silver 2001 Honda Odyssey driven by a 50-year-old Chicago man, police said.”

According to police, the infant was rushed to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he’s on life support and where the adults involved in the crash were also taken. Their medical conditions haven’t been released. Police suspect alcohol may have been a factor in the incident. VFP

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