Archive - 2018

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Tips for Managing Your Diabetes this Winter
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Celebrate the Heart of Women: The Resilient Heart
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Protect Yourself from the Flu this Season: Tips from the CDC
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Is it Time to Think About Weight-Loss Surgery?
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Holds Holiday Remembrance Service In Cherished Angel Garden For Families Who Have Experienced The Loss Of A Baby
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Little Company of Mary Sister Spotlight: Sister Sharon Ann Walsh, L.C.M.
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Seven Tips from the CDC to Stay Health During the Holidays
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Hope, Happiness and Health for the Holidays
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Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group: Coping with the Holidays
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FREE Hand and Wrist Screenings on December 4th

Tips for Managing Your Diabetes this Winter

The holidays are a time for getting together with family and friends — and the carbs in those family feasts and party foods can add up quickly. “Eating right is the biggest challenge for people with diabetes 365 days a year, but it’s harder around the holidays,” says Michael McDonnell, M.D., an internal medicine provider…

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Celebrate the Heart of Women: The Resilient Heart

Resilience is an ability to help cope with challenges in life. Joan Murphy, R.N., Ph.D., will share insights into how to promote the attitudes and behaviors that support resilience for women in today’s busy world. Join us in your favorite red outfit or accessory for this LCMH signature event! We will begin celebrating with a…

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Protect Yourself from the Flu this Season: Tips from the CDC

Take time to get a flu vaccine. CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against influenza and its potentially serious complications. While there are many different flu viruses, flu vaccines protect against the 3 or 4 viruses that research suggests will be most common. Three-component vaccines contain…

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Is it Time to Think About Weight-Loss Surgery?

Obesity affects far more than just your waistline. It’s a metabolic condition that increases your risk for health problems such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes — and winter weight gain only makes the problems worse. “If you are already overweight or obese, even a modest weight gain can have a significant impact on…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Holds Holiday Remembrance Service In Cherished Angel Garden For Families Who Have Experienced The Loss Of A Baby

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) hosted their Annual Holiday Remembrance Service in honor of babies who have left the earth too soon.  The ceremony took place on Thursday, December 6th, in the Cherished Angel Garden, directly north of the Hospital. “We felt there was a strong need to find a…

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Little Company of Mary Sister Spotlight: Sister Sharon Ann Walsh, L.C.M.

“Mary, my Mother, make me faithful unto death.” Formerly known as Sister M. Bernard, Sister Sharon Ann Walsh was born in Bourbonnais, Illinois, and entered the Little Company of Mary Congregation on September 24, 1956. She graduated from the Little Company of Mary School of Nursing and graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from…

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Seven Tips from the CDC to Stay Health During the Holidays

Take some time out of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season to consider these seven healthy habits that help prevent chronic diseases like type II diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Get enough sleep. Adults need at least seven hours of sleep every night. Avoid drowsy driving. Practice good sleep habits. For longer trips,…

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Hope, Happiness and Health for the Holidays

On Thursday, December 6, 2018, Nadjeh Awadallah, Ed.D., L.C.P.C., with the Little Company of Mary Medical Group, will hold a FREE presentation at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH). Dr. Awadallah will discuss Hope, Happiness and Health for the Holidays. Please call 708.423.5774 to register for this free event. What – In Balance: Hope, Happiness…

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Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group: Coping with the Holidays

The unexpected death of a baby leaves parents with such deep heartache and sorrow. The invitation for caring, support and guidance during this difficult time of mourning is so invaluable to healing and is being offered by Little Company of Mary’s Family Birth Center. A FREE Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group is held on…

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FREE Hand and Wrist Screenings on December 4th

Little Company of Mary’s Health Education Center is offering FREE Hand and Wrist Screenings on Tuesday December 4th, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Outpatient Care Center (6700 W. 95th Street, Oak Lawn). Screenings will be conducted by Ramsey Ellis, M.D., fellowship-trained hand and wrist surgeon with Little Company of Mary’s Bone & Joint…

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