Category - Health Information

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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
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Comprehensive Breast Center Honored with NAPBC Accreditation
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Cancer Survivor Treated at Little Company Celebrates 100 Year Old Birthday
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5 Stroke Symptoms to Know to Protect Loved Ones
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Daylight Savings Sunday brings up Sleep Awareness Week

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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Comprehensive Breast Center Honored with NAPBC Accreditation

You’ve always known you are getting top notch care at Little Company of Mary’s Comprehensive Breast Health Center, especially since it’s housed in Little Company of Mary’s Cancer Center, which is ranked in the top 25 percent of the nation’s cancer programs accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. And we’re pleased…

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Cancer Survivor Treated at Little Company Celebrates 100 Year Old Birthday

“I just turned 100 years old on December 11, and I’m doing fine,” said Helen Fesser, a cancer survivor who went through cancer treatment in the 70s at Little Company of Mary Hospital. When asked how she feels about turning 100, Fesser said, “It doesn’t bother me. I’m still going.” And she really is. She…

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5 Stroke Symptoms to Know to Protect Loved Ones

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association informs us that stroke is the third leading cause of death in the nation, and one of the leading causes of serious, long-term disability. Every 45 seconds someone suffers a stroke. Every 3 minutes someone dies of a stroke. Every year, 795,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke….

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Daylight Savings Sunday brings up Sleep Awareness Week

It’s time to set our clocks ahead one hour this Sunday, March 13. This means gaining an hour of daylight during the late afternoon, but it also means losing one hour of sleep. We’re taking this time to observe National Sleep Awareness Week, which is March 7-13, and to remind you about the importance of…

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