More Than Half of District 89 Sixth Graders Overweight or Obese, Says Loyola Health Experts

At William H. Ziegler Elementary in Northeast Philadelphia, students are getting acquainted with vegetables and healthy snacks. Photo by Jessica Kourkinos for the New York Times. Caption by the New York Times. Below, left, Lena Hatchett (right) and Loretta Brown during the October 4th symposium at Loyola. Photo by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press. Loyola enlists community members, childcare experts, school administrators, government … Continue reading More Than Half of District 89 Sixth Graders Overweight or Obese, Says Loyola Health Experts

Press Release: Loyola Brings Wellness Challenge To Maywood Kids

Thursday, May 29, 2014 MAYWOOD, Ill. – Loyola University Health System was excited to be a part of the first annual Turn Up Your Health Youth Wellness Challenge, which encouraged young people in the Maywood community to make healthy lifestyle choices. The program recently concluded with an awards ceremony for the participating kids and their parents held on May 21, 2014, at St. Eulalia Parish … Continue reading Press Release: Loyola Brings Wellness Challenge To Maywood Kids