Category - Health Information

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Follow the Roadmap to Heart Health
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What is a Nurse Practitioner? Also, happy 1 year to Vista Family Medicine
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It's time for a Wake Up Call
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Benefits of a Personal Health Coach
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Benefits of Infant Massage
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Family Birth Center: Breastfeeding Support Group
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Satisfied Patients because of High Service Standards
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Meet our Tip of the Week Tweeter, Joan Murphy
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Award-Winning Bereavement Services Offered at Little Company
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Stroke Center Covered in the Chicago Tribune

Follow the Roadmap to Heart Health

If life is a road trip, your heart is the engine powering your journey. Treat it right, and it will keep you humming along for years. But slack off on proper care and maintenance, and you can expect lots of problems. Not sure of the best route to a healthy heart? Joan Murphy, R.N., Ph.D.,…

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What is a Nurse Practitioner? Also, happy 1 year to Vista Family Medicine

Happy Anniversary! One year ago, Vista Family Medicine became a part of Little Company of Mary Affiliated Services, Inc., a network of physicians and facilities strategically located throughout the Southwest side. Vista Family Medicine is an intimate family practice providing clinical excellence above and beyond traditional medicine in a peaceful and caring environment. Our board…

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It's time for a Wake Up Call

In the United States, the number one cause of death is cardiovascular disease including heart attack and stroke. A startling truth about cardiovascular disease is that many people are unaware that they are at serious risk for heart attack and stroke until it is too late. Knowing your risk factors gives you an opportunity to…

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Benefits of a Personal Health Coach

Being well is not about the absence of disease, it’s about being in a state of wellness and includes the physical, emotional and spiritual sides of oneself. It is never too late to be well. Little Company of Mary offers personal health coaches to help you realize your health and wellness goals. But what exactly…

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Benefits of Infant Massage

Meet Maeve. She was born at Little Company of Mary Hospital in July 2010. Maeve has always been a great baby. “She’s mild tempered, and very active—she crawls, waves hi, pulls herself up and stands independently for a few minutes,” says her mom, Brigid. “She’s always been a good eater, and she loves music.” Maeve’s…

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Family Birth Center: Breastfeeding Support Group

Meet Melanie. Melanie was born at Little Company of Mary Hospital in March 2010.  She is a pretty laid back toddler, and a very happy, loving child. “She’s the light of my life,” said Sheryl, her mother. Since the week Melanie was born, Sheryl and Melanie have attended the Breastfeeding Support Group offered at Little…

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Satisfied Patients because of High Service Standards

At Little Company of Mary Hospital, nurses and staff are committed to creating satisfied patients. We follow what is called the “CORE Service Standards of Performance”, and we love when these standards shine through patient testimonials. Below you will see the CORE Service Standards, followed by words from Ann, who had her baby at Little…

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Meet our Tip of the Week Tweeter, Joan Murphy

Joan Murphy, a personal health coach at Little Company of Mary, is an inspiration to those who meet her. She has been in the healthcare field for more than 30 years and values the journey of each individual that she meets. She offers an inspiring message, and we wanted to help her share it with…

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Award-Winning Bereavement Services Offered at Little Company

How do you deal with it when a loved one passes away? Loss and grief are difficult emotions to work through. Little Company of Mary offers a Comprehensive Bereavement Services program, which includes grief support and guidance for people who lose cherished ones in their lives. Programs are free, available on a sliding scale, or…

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Stroke Center Covered in the Chicago Tribune

Our hospital was recently certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, which means you can expect a top notch level of care when you are presented at the hospital with signs of a stroke. The Chicago Tribune recently featured the program: “Little Company of Mary steps up as a primary stroke center;…

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