Archive - February 2017

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Colon Health: Moving in the Right Direction
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Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC
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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Azhar Awan
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Little Company of Mary’s Annual Crystal Heart Ball Honored Two Well-Known Community Awareness Organizers and Raised nearly Half a Million Dollars for a Great Cause

Colon Health: Moving in the Right Direction

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is the number one non-tobacco-related cancer killer in the United States. Risk increases with age, and more than 90% of colorectal cancers occur in people aged 50 and older. Yet, only one-third of Americans older than 50 has been screened for colon cancer. For this reason, it…

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Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a “man’s disease,” around the same number of women and men die each year of heart disease in the United States. Learn how to lower your chance for…

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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Azhar Awan

Every month, we feature a provider as an opportunity for the community to learn more about the great people on staff at Little Company of Mary Hospital. This month, we had the chance to talk with Azhar Awan, M.D., medical director of Radiation Oncology at the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center at Little Company…

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Little Company of Mary’s Annual Crystal Heart Ball Honored Two Well-Known Community Awareness Organizers and Raised nearly Half a Million Dollars for a Great Cause

Little Company of Mary Hospital’s (LCMH) Foundation hosted its annual Crystal Heart Ball on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at the Field Museum. The Masters of Ceremonies were Little Company of Mary’s very own baby alum, Patrick Elwood with WGN News Chicago, along with Nancy Loo, also with WGN News. More than 800 guests danced the…

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