Loyola University Health System

Aesthetician reports on the beauty benefits of oils

Oils can have several protective benefits for all skin and body types. However, deciphering which oils to use for which skin type can be confusing. Aimee Masi of the Loyola Center for Aesthetics works with her patients to ...

Sep 26, 2011
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Diet soda doesn't make you fat -- it's the extra food

You are making a healthier choice when opting for a diet soda instead of a calorie-laden drink, but beware that you don’t sabotage your good behavior by indulging in extra-calorie foods, said an obesity specialist at ...

Jul 04, 2011
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Why do men hate going to the doctor?

A national survey found that women were three times more likely to see a doctor on a regular basis than men. Even though men on average die younger than women and have higher mortality rates for heart disease, cancer, stroke ...

Jun 09, 2011
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The struggle for personal identity in cancer patient

We all know shorts and swimsuit season is right around the corner, but what if body image issues went past wiggling thighs and a bulging tummy to a deeper level? What if the body image issues were part of a life-and-death ...

May 20, 2011
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Young people at higher risk for stroke

Fifteen percent of the most common type of strokes occur in adolescents and young adults, and more young people are showing risk factors for such strokes, according to a report in the journal Neurology.

Sep 03, 2013
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Exercising in your 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond

(Medical Xpress) -- A recent study has shown that exercise can add years to a person’s life. Still, as we age it can become more tedious and sometimes more difficult to exercise. Many people see aging as a time to slow ...

May 23, 2012
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