Category - Health Information

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Receives 2018 Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Achievement Award for Heart Care
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Get Ready to Grill Safely this 4th of July: Tips from the CDC
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National Healthcare Decision Week 2018: You’re the Boss
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Offers State-of-the-Art Treatment for Colon Cancer from Screening through Survival
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It’s Common But Not Normal: LCMH Experts Want Women to Know There is Hope for Healing
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Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Turkey from the CDC
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Catching ZZZZZZs: Little Company of Mary’s Sleep Disorders Center and the Sleep Apnea Hurts Hearts Campaign
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Viewing the Total Solar Eclipse: Tips from the Experts
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Back to School: Healthy Lunch Tips from the CDC
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30th Annual Men’s Wellness Event

Little Company of Mary Hospital Receives 2018 Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Achievement Award for Heart Care

Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) has received the 2018 Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart…

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Get Ready to Grill Safely this 4th of July: Tips from the CDC

Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Follow these steps for a safe and enjoyable 4th of July. Separate When shopping, pick up meat, poultry, and seafood last, right before checkout. Separate them from other food in your shopping cart and grocery bags. To guard against cross-contamination,…

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National Healthcare Decision Week 2018: You’re the Boss

National Health Care Decision Week 2018 is April 15th to April 21st. Most adults prefer to make important decisions about their life themselves. Not that you don’t seek input from trusted friends and family members, a pastor or other personal counselor, but ultimately the decision is yours. This is known as autonomy. When it comes…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Offers State-of-the-Art Treatment for Colon Cancer from Screening through Survival

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and the third most common cause of cancer death in women. In other words, colorectal cancer is serious. Colon screenings play a significant role in identifying a course of action…

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It’s Common But Not Normal: LCMH Experts Want Women to Know There is Hope for Healing

As women advance through life, at least one-third of them will be treated for a pelvic health condition by the age of 60. So, it’s important that women have access to experts who can provide complete diagnostics and treatment close to home. Little Company of Mary Hospital’s (LCMH) Pelvic Floor Disorders Program provides a full…

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Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Turkey from the CDC

Food handling errors and inadequate cooking are the most common problems that lead to poultry-associated foodborne disease outbreaks in the United States. Follow these four food safety tips to help you safely prepare your next holiday turkey meal. 1. Safely Thaw Your Turkey Thaw turkeys in the refrigerator, in a sink of cold water that…

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Catching ZZZZZZs: Little Company of Mary’s Sleep Disorders Center and the Sleep Apnea Hurts Hearts Campaign

Loud snoring, morning headaches, restless sleep, forgetfulness and mood changes are just a few signs of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea involves the repeated collapse of the upper airway during sleep. It puts an enormous strain on your heart by repeatedly causing oxygen levels to drop and blood pressure to surge as you sleep. More than…

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Viewing the Total Solar Eclipse: Tips from the Experts

The August 21st, 2017 total solar eclipse will be a once-in-a-lifetime event for many people. A little preparation now can ensure that you and your family enjoy the event and keep your eyes healthy, The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Astronomical Society are working together to make sure everyone knows how to watch…

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Back to School: Healthy Lunch Tips from the CDC

Just as your family is settling into summer mode, for many, August marks back-to-school time.  CDC encourages parents to become familiar with the school meal programs which require serving more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and gradually reducing sodium over 10 years. Studies have shown that students who eat school meals are more likely to…

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30th Annual Men’s Wellness Event

On Saturday, August 5, 2017, Little Company of Mary’s Health Education Center will host its 30th Annual Men’s Wellness Event. The event will be from 8-11 a.m. in the hospital’s North Pavilion (2800 W. 95th Street, North Pavilion Link, First Floor, Room N1703, Across from the Café.) Join us for a hot breakfast, interactive Q…

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