Archive - April 2012

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Water Birth Featured in the Southtown Star/Sun-Times
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Walk -Up Registration & T-Shirt Pick-Up Info for the 13th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk
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Robot Means Less Pain, Quicker Recovery from Surgery
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Little Company of Mary Hospital host 13th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk
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Little Company of Mary Hospital is proud to announce the launch of the Daisy Award for nurses.
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Little Company of Mary & Evergreen Park Fire Dept hosted the National Injury Prevention Program, ThinkFirst at Central Junior High.
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Evergreen Park Fire Dept and Little Company of Mary Presents the 5th Annual Kids Health Fair
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Community Open House-Save the Date! Sunday, Oct 14, 2012
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April is National Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, Little Company of Mary Offers New Esophagus Treatment That Can Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Water Birth Featured in the Southtown Star/Sun-Times

Many women consider labor and delivery as a fairly straightforward, routine process: Once labor begins, you report to the hospital and opt for either a vaginal delivery via natural childbirth or an epidural. Caesareans are also commonplace. In recent years, however, expectant mothers have been seeking alternative birthing options to promote gentler options for baby…

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Walk -Up Registration & T-Shirt Pick-Up Info for the 13th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk

Join us this Mother’s Day, May 13, 2012, for the 13th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk, a 3-mile walk beginning and ending at Ridge Park. 10,000 people are expected to join the walk to support the fight against breast cancer. This community-wide event has raised nearly $2.4 million for the Little Company of Mary Comprehensive…

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Robot Means Less Pain, Quicker Recovery from Surgery

When you think of surgery, you probably think of a long recovery time. Fortunately, for women needing a hysterectomy, there may be another solution, thanks to robotic-assisted gynecological surgery now being performed at Little Company of Mary. The technology, known as the da Vinci Surgical System, enables doctors to perform major gynecological surgery with only…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital host 13th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk

Life began on January 1964 for Kimberly Patton at Little Company of Mary Hospital. Ironically, 47 years later, on her birthday, Kim found herself receiving chemotherapy to prolong her life at Little Company of Mary ‘s Cancer Center. Kim was diagnosed with stage two HER2-positive breast cancer. HER2-positive breast cancer tends to be more aggressive…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital is proud to announce the launch of the Daisy Award for nurses.

What Is The DAISY Award? -The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses everyday. Little Company of Mary Hospital is proud to be a DAISY Award Partner, recognizing one of our nurses with this special honor every month. These nurses consistently demonstrate…

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Little Company of Mary & Evergreen Park Fire Dept hosted the National Injury Prevention Program, ThinkFirst at Central Junior High.

Little Company of Mary Hospital joined the efforts of the Evergreen Park Fire Department’s ThinkFirst program on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Central Junior High. ThinkFirst is an award-winning National Injury Prevention program that is aimed towards educating young people about their personal vulnerability and the importance of making safe choices. The message is: You…

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Evergreen Park Fire Dept and Little Company of Mary Presents the 5th Annual Kids Health Fair

The Evergreen Park Fire Department and Little Company of Mary Hospital is sponsoring the 5th Annual Kids Health Fair for children and families of Evergreen Park. Children can bring their teddy bear and have a Little Company of Mary Doctor or Nurse perform a check up.  Fun and educational activities ranging from a petting zoo,…

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Community Open House-Save the Date! Sunday, Oct 14, 2012

Greetings Neighbors!  The Campus Transformation Project at Little Company of Mary is moving forward _ and moving indoors. This winter, bricks, windows and other finishing touches were added to the exterior of the new West Pavilion. With that phase of construction complete, the focus shifted to the building’s interior.  Installation of mechanical, electrical and plumbing…

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April is National Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, Little Company of Mary Offers New Esophagus Treatment That Can Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Barrett’s esophagus affects nearly two million Americans and is the leading cause of esophageal cancer. “Esophageal cancer is one of the fastest growing and deadly forms of cancer in the United States today,” explains Dr. Brian Blumenstein, board-certified gastroenterologist at Little Company of Mary. The cancer has a five-year survival rate of less than 20%…

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