Category - Women’s Services

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Adult Health Fair: Come April 16 for your Personal Health Screening
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Daylight Savings Sunday brings up Sleep Awareness Week
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Meet Our Nurse Navigator, Ellie Ryan, RN
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Congestive Heart Failure—Be Informed
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Sick Child, but Have to Go to Work? Try the Care Depot
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Women: Would you recognize your own heart attack?
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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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Featured Certified Nurse Midwife: Get to know Mary Kay Burke
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Midwifery Program now offered at Little Company of Mary

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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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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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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Sick Child, but Have to Go to Work? Try the Care Depot

The scenario is familiar to any family: first the sniffles hit the child, then it progresses to a cough, and the cough finds its way to the chest, and before you know it your child has an all-out fever. Day care is often no longer an option, and the child certainly can’t go to school….

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Women: Would you recognize your own heart attack?

As a woman, you probably hear a lot about common health concerns, such as breast and ovarian cancer. But what about heart disease? Women account for nearly half of all heart attack deaths in the U.S. Recognizing symptoms can help prevent you from becoming a victim. “In the U.S., heart disease kills more women than…

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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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Featured Certified Nurse Midwife: Get to know Mary Kay Burke

Every month, we feature a physician or nurse as an opportunity for the community to learn more about the great people on staff at Little Company of Mary Hospital. This month, we had the chance to talk with Mary Kay Burke, a Certified Nurse Midwife at Women’s Health Care Associates practice in Evergreen Park. Read…

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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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