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Little Company of Mary by the Decades: The 1960s
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Join us for Diabetes Fest Saturday, November 13
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Save the Date! Crystal Heart Ball, February 5, 2011
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Prevent Osteoporosis: How to Take Care of 'Dem Bones
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October "Just for Women" Series—Join Us Monday Nights
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First Successful Organ Transplant, Little Company of Mary, 1950
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Little Company of Mary Breaks Ground on Replacement Patient Tower
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New Foundation Website Launched!
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Prostate Cancer: The Leading Cause of Cancer Death in Men
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LCMH by the Decades: 1950s

Little Company of Mary by the Decades: The 1960s

Little Company of Mary Hospital’s rich history includes several memorable moments and events in the 1960s. National and local historical events contribute to some stand-out memories from the decade: Baby Boom Births went from 230 in the first year open to over 5,000 per year during the baby boom of the 1950s and 60s. So…

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Join us for Diabetes Fest Saturday, November 13

If you have diabetes or know someone who does, save the date for our Diabetes Fest on November 13th. Event details: What: An informational fair about diabetes. Who: For people with diabetes, family members, and friends. Where: Little Company of Mary Hospital, 2800 West 95th St, Evergreen Park, IL When: Saturday, November 13th, 8a-12p Cost:…

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Save the Date! Crystal Heart Ball, February 5, 2011

Every year, the Little Company of Mary Foundation hosts the Crystal Heart Ball, an evening of dinner, dancing, and great company to celebrate Little Company of Mary Hospital. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception and gourmet meal along with the music of the City Lights Orchestra. The event will be held at the Field Museum,…

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Prevent Osteoporosis: How to Take Care of 'Dem Bones

As Halloween gets closer, we are starting to see more and more images that represent the holiday—witches, ghosts, goblins, and skeletons. Seeing skeletons on shirts and on decorative window stickers has got us thinking about bones. And since, at the hospital, we see things from the perspective of health, we’ve been thinking a lot about…

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October "Just for Women" Series—Join Us Monday Nights

Throughout October, Little Company of Mary will be offering the “Just for Women” series on Monday nights from 6 to 7PM. Come to one or all events, as the Little Company of Mary experts are sure to cover a topic that piques your interest. The range of topics includes depression, health and well-being, thyroid conditions…

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First Successful Organ Transplant, Little Company of Mary, 1950

Ruth Tucker, 49, suffered from polycystic kidneys and was in need of a new kidney. One of her kidneys was non-functioning and the other only functioned at 10 percent. Tucker’s mother and sister had also died from the same disease. The doctors, hospital leadership and patient bravely decided to attempt something that hadn’t been done…

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Little Company of Mary Breaks Ground on Replacement Patient Tower

On Thursday, September 23, hundreds of supporters gathered to celebrate the the start of Little Company of Mary Hospital’s Campus Transformation Project. Bishop Gustavo Garcia –Siller, M.Sp.S., joined the ceremony and led the blessing to commence the groundbreaking of the Hospital’s Replacement Patient Tower –The West Pavilion. “Little Company of Mary’s tradition and dedication to…

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New Foundation Website Launched!

We’re excited to announce the launch of the new and improved LCMHFoundation.org. On the website, you can find: Updates about the campaign News about the Campus Transformation Project Information about the Auxiliary and Foundation Upcoming events Photos from past events Baby alumni sign-up Online donation News about the Campus Transformation Project, events and other important…

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Prostate Cancer: The Leading Cause of Cancer Death in Men

Prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in men, and one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. A recent Newsweek article on prostate cancer noted that  70% of men who die in their 60s from other causes have prostate cancer, most of which is undetected. Because of…

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LCMH by the Decades: 1950s

We can’t talk about the 1950s without mentioning one of the most significant events in, not only Little Company of Mary’s history, but medical history as well. On June 17, 1950, doctors performed a kidney transplant on Ruth Tucker, 49. While it sounds routine today, that surgery was extremely significant—it was the first successful human…

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