Archive - November 2013

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National Hand Washing Awareness Week
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LCM's Wake-Up-Call Screening, the Perfect Christmas Gift
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Illinois Poison Center Gives 10 Tips on Proper Food Handling
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LCMH December Classes and Screenings
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Little Company of Mary Pediatric Department Blessing
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures™’
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4th Annual Pink Pajama Party
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Embracing the Joy of the Holiday Season Through Difficult Times
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Gorgonzola and Prune Stuffed Chicken
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8 Things to Consider When Choosing an OB/GYN

National Hand Washing Awareness Week

Sunday, December 1, marks the first day of National Hand Washing Awareness Week. During cold and flu season, hand washing is especially important. Hand washing is easy to do and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of many types of infection and illness in all settings—from your home and workplace to child…

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LCM's Wake-Up-Call Screening, the Perfect Christmas Gift

With the holidays approaching, you may be starting to think about gifts that you could give to your loved ones. What better Christmas gift than one that could potentially save a life? Little Company of Mary’s Health Education Center offers screenings such as the Wake Up Call, which provides valuable information to both you and…

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Illinois Poison Center Gives 10 Tips on Proper Food Handling

With Thanksgiving now less than a week away, the Illinois Poison Center is giving 10 food handling tips to keep guests safe over the holidays. According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 76 million people become ill from food each year. However, if you follow these 10 tips from IPC experts, you may be…

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LCMH December Classes and Screenings

Healthy thyroid function is essential to your overall well-being. This lab screening provides information about the health of our thyroid gland. What: Thyroid Screening When: December 5th from 10:00 a.m. to noon Where: Health Education Center, located on the Main floor of the Hospital Fee: $15 (Registration is Required) A positive attitude is your best…

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Little Company of Mary Pediatric Department Blessing

On Tuesday, November 19, Little Company of Mary Hospital held a beautiful Blessing ceremony for our newly renovated Pediatric Department, which is filled with safari wall murals and loving hearts. The ceremony’s opening prayer was led by Sister Joseph Casey, LCM, and the Blessing Rite was performed by Deacon Rich Warfield, Manager Pastoral Care. In…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures™’

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers has been named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission during the 2012 calendar year. The Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards….

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4th Annual Pink Pajama Party

The 4th Annual Pink Pajama Party will be held on January 24, 2014 at the Double Tree Hotel in Alsip. All proceeds will benefit Little Company of Mary Hospital Cancer Center programs and spa services that are available at no charge to breast cancer patients and survivors. What: Pink Pajama Party When: Friday, January 24,…

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Embracing the Joy of the Holiday Season Through Difficult Times

The Holiday Season is upon us; a time of joy, sharing memories, being with the people we love. But for some, the Holidays present special challenges. People who have experienced loss such as the death of a loved one, or the loss of a job; those who have experienced a dramatic change in their lives…

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Gorgonzola and Prune Stuffed Chicken

Gorgonzola and Prune Stuffed Chicken Makes: 4 servings Ingredients: 1/2 cup chopped prunes, divided 1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese 1/4 cup coarse dry whole-wheat breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme, divided 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus 1 teaspoon to reserve for…

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8 Things to Consider When Choosing an OB/GYN

When it comes time to pick an OB/GYN, it can be confusing. You may not even know which factors to consider and what questions to ask—especially if you are pregnant for the first time. We sat down with Dr. Michelle Quinn, OB/GYN at Women’s Healthcare Affiliates, located at the Mary Potter Physicians Pavilion (2850 W….

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