Maywood Has Higher Rates Of Obesity, Hypertension Than Ghana, Research Shows

Sunday, September 15, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Dr. Lara Dugas presents her findings to members of the Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club during a meeting on Sept. 5. | Michael Romain

Black residents living in Maywood are more likely to be obese, and to have high blood pressure and diabetes than those Blacks living in some of the poorest countries in the world, according to alarming findings recently released by Loyola public health researchers. 

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Loyola’s New School Of Health In Maywood Gets $20M Gift

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Loyola’s Center for Translational Research & Education on the Maywood campus. | Courtesy Loyola University Medical Center

Loyola University Chicago recently received a major windfall as it builds up its new school of health sciences and public health in Maywood. According to a report published last month in Crain’s Chicago Business, the school got a $20 million gift from two Loyola alumni.

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Loyola Launches New School At Maywood Campus, University Officials Say

Sunday, November 4, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Loyola’s Health Sciences Division in Maywood. | Loyola University Chicago 

Loyola University Chicago officials announced that the university’s newest school will be in Maywood, according to a recent report in the Loyola Phoenix, the school’s official student newspaper.

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