Category - Hospital News

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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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Adult Health Fair: Come April 16 for your Personal Health Screening
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Meet Our Nurse Navigator, Ellie Ryan, RN
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Congestive Heart Failure—Be Informed
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Dr. Howard McNair Serves on a Mission Trip in the Dominican
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Join us to Celebrate the Heart of Women February 20
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Sisters Beat Breast Cancer Together
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Midwifery Program now offered at Little Company of Mary

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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Adult Health Fair: Come April 16 for your Personal Health Screening

Do you ever wonder (and worry about) how healthy you truly are? Imagine if you could learn the state of your personal physical health in just one hour. You could remove any unnecessary worry, obtain peace of mind, and most importantly, learn the next steps to address anything that might need attention. Sound good? If…

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Meet Our Nurse Navigator, Ellie Ryan, RN

Working through cancer, whether patients are in the beginning stages of screening and diagnosis or in the heart of the treatment process, can be a confusing and overwhelming experience. They have to learn about screenings, possible treatments, how the treatment process works, and supportive services that are offered. The Little Company of Mary Hospital Cancer…

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Congestive Heart Failure—Be Informed

If you have congestive heart failure, it means your heart is unable to pump an ample supply of blood to your organs. If you are diagnosed with congestive heart failure, it’s important to learn about how to manage the disease. Please join us for our Congestive Heart Failure series in March, for an opportunity to…

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Dr. Howard McNair Serves on a Mission Trip in the Dominican

Dr. Howard McNair, a Little Company of Mary Family Medicine Physician, recently returned from a mission trip with his church, New Life Covenant, to the Dominican Republic in June. He went with a team of people from all professions—nurses, doctors, business people, and more—just people who wanted to help. The group visited LaBombita, Barahona, which…

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Join us to Celebrate the Heart of Women February 20

Celebrate the wonderful hearts of women with a special liturgy, breakfast brunch, and presentation at the Oak Lawn Hilton. Through spiritual reflection and education, we will celebrate your health in the new year. You will be refreshed and encouraged during this very special LCM Signature Event that is designed specifically for women. Cardiologist, Daniel Rowan,…

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Sisters Beat Breast Cancer Together

“We do everything together,” says Orland Hills resident Mary Pat Morajda, 68, about her family. Their closeness took on new meaning in early 2009. Mary Pat and her youngest sister, Elaine, were on a cruise ship headed for Cozumel, Mexico, when Mary Pat felt a small lump in her breast while showering. When they got…

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Midwifery Program now offered at Little Company of Mary

We’re excited to announce that our Family Birth Center now offers a midwifery program. The Center welcomes Mary Kay Burke CNM, a certified nurse midwife who collaborates with board certified obstetricians to provide a modern holistic approach to expectant women throughout their pregnancy, birth and postpartum. In addition, she provides well woman and gynecologic care…

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