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Pink Lemonade Stand Raises Money for Breast Health Center
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Tips to Tame Holiday Stress
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Fall Recipes from the American Diabetes Association
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Women's Services for Life and Health Website Launched
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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

Pink Lemonade Stand Raises Money for Breast Health Center

In October, twins Brian and Matt Kettering and Maggie Hackett decided to do their part to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness month. They were inspired by their mothers, who both are breast cancer survivors. The middle schoolers decided to use the resources and audience they had close at hand—pink lemonade, so the color made…

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Tips to Tame Holiday Stress

The holidays are right around the corner. And although they can include fun times with family and friends, they can also be stressful. “Stress can not only wear at your happiness and ability to enjoy the season, it can also negatively affect your overall health,” says Melissa Chappell, M.D., internist and psychiatrist at Little Company…

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Fall Recipes from the American Diabetes Association

Just because you are diabetic, doesn’t mean you have to give up on flavor! Your health care provider or diabetes educator can help you figure out which foods fit best into your diet to manage your diabetes, so you likely can work out a meal plan that includes some of your favorites. We’ve found a…

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Women's Services for Life and Health Website Launched

We’re excited to announce that we’ve launched our new website for the Women’s Services for Life and Health. Now women have one convenient site to see our latest women’s health news and learn about the many services offered for women at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers. Little Company of Mary offers…

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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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