Category - Health Information

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Seven Tips from the CDC to Stay Health During the Holidays
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Hips for the Holidays: Tune in for a Facebook Live Event on Wednesday, November 7th
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Seven Ways to Be Safe and Healthy This Halloween: Tips from the CDC
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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

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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Hips for the Holidays: Tune in for a Facebook Live Event on Wednesday, November 7th

On Wednesday, November 7th, Little Company of Mary’s Bone & Joint Specialists will host a Facebook Live event at the Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers Facebook page. Dr. David Butler, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, and Brian Johnson, ONP-C, certified orthopedic nurse practitioner, will share information about keeping your hips happy and healthy…

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Seven Ways to Be Safe and Healthy This Halloween: Tips from the CDC

Don’t let your health get tricked this Halloween! Here are a few tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to stay safe and healthy. 1. Get Moving Carve out time to be active this Halloween between get-togethers and trick-or-treating in the neighborhood. Take a walk and do some weight training to help…

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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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