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Join LCMH at the 2014 Baby Expo in Palos Hills
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Annual Golf Outing
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Types of Skin Cancer
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Seven Back-to-School Health Tips for Kids
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Featured Physician: Get to know Dr. Jawwad Hussain
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Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery More Effective Than Previously Reported and Getting Safer
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Weight-loss Surgery Benefits Diabetes
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Little Company of Mary’s Obstetrician and Gynecologist Talks About Pregnancy and Motherhood
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10 Ways to Stay Healthy Playing this Summer, from Dr. Ginny Hendricks
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The Warning Signs of Skin Cancer

Join LCMH at the 2014 Baby Expo in Palos Hills

Join Board-Certified OB/GYN, Dr. Brady Reis and Certified Nurse Midwife, Briana Bloembergen at the 2014 Family Time Magazine Baby Expo. The Baby Expo is Chicagoland’s biggest and best Baby Expo. Little Company of Mary Hospital will have a booth and a team of experts at the Expo. So come and bring the family for a day…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Annual Golf Outing

Save the Date! Little Company of Mary Hospital Foundation is Hosting its Annual Golf Outing at The Beverly Country Club, located in Chicago. Monday, September 8, 2014 Two Shotgun Tee Offs 7:15 a.m.  Limited to 80 golfers – Registration 6:45 a.m.- includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Refreshments on the course. 12:30 p.m.  Limited to 120 golfers…

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Types of Skin Cancer

There are several different types of skin cancer, which are broken down into two categories – melanoma and non-melanoma. The most common type of skin cancer is basal cell carcinoma, which tends to spread slowly and is generally easy to treat. Basal cell tumors may appear in various forms, such as waxy or white bumps…

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Seven Back-to-School Health Tips for Kids

It feels like summer break just started, but as the old adage goes, time flies when you are having fun. School will be here before we know it! As the school year approaches and parents are scheduling school physicals, it’s a good time to start thinking about how to keep kids healthy throughout the school…

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Featured Physician: Get to know Dr. Jawwad Hussain

Every month, we feature a physician as an opportunity for the community to learn more about the great doctors on staff at Little Company of Mary Hospital. This month we had the chance to talk with Dr. Jawwad Hussain, a Family Medicine Physician at Little Company of Mary Hospital (2800 W. 95th Street). Read on…

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Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery More Effective Than Previously Reported and Getting Safer

A new study carried out between 2003 and 2012 in the Journal of the American Medical Association of nearly 162,000 patients in 164 studies (37 randomized clinical trials and 127 observational studies), over almost 10 years was released compared to a similar study reported in 2004. Researchers discovered 92 percent of patients in randomized clinical…

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Weight-loss Surgery Benefits Diabetes

Weight-loss surgery benefits diabetes. In the May issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes-3 Year Outcomes. In short-term randomized trials (duration 1-2 years), bariatric surgery has been associated with improvement in type 2 diabetes mellitus. The study assessed outcomes 3 years after the randomization of 150…

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Little Company of Mary’s Obstetrician and Gynecologist Talks About Pregnancy and Motherhood

Dr. Brady Reis Provides a Sneak Peak into Life as an OB/GYN and Mother Dr. Brady Reis (formally Schwab) has been practicing obstetrics and gynecology for more than six years at Little Company of Mary Hospital. Dr. Reis joins a team of skilled and experienced physicians that make up Little Company of Mary’s Medical Group….

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10 Ways to Stay Healthy Playing this Summer, from Dr. Ginny Hendricks

It’s summer, so it’s time to put the study books and homework away and play! People of all ages can’t wait to get outside, especially after our recent bitter cold winter. Whether it’s for an organized sport or just for fun, it’s important to take care of yourself when you amp up your physical activity….

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The Warning Signs of Skin Cancer

Skin cancers — including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma — often start as changes to your skin. They can be new growths or precancerous lesions — changes that are not cancer but could become cancer over time. An estimated 40% to 50% of fair-skinned people who live to be 65 will develop…

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