Tag - Health Education Center

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Girls’ Night Out 2016: Accentuate the Positive
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Little Company of Mary Hospital July 2015 Classes and Programs
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Women of All Ages and Stages Invited to Attend Little Company of Mary’s Celebrate the Heart of Women Event
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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month
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Uncontrollable Risk Factors
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Controllable Risk Factors – Carotid Artery Disease

Girls’ Night Out 2016: Accentuate the Positive

You are invited to join us for a Girls’ Night Out! Save the date for Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Accentuate the Positive… The words we choose have the power to transform our lives. Our key note address with Dr. Sally Stone, Ed.D, author of Golden Words: The A to Z Toolkit for Changing Your Life…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital July 2015 Classes and Programs

Call Little Company of Mary Hospital’s Health Education Center at  708.423.5774 to register. Women in Balance When Does Memory Loss Become A Problem? Presented by: Robert L. Heilbronner, Ph.D. When: July 9th from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: North Pavilion Link, Room N1703 Fee: FREE (CEU’s provided for nurses) Registration required. Health Academy Oh,…

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Women of All Ages and Stages Invited to Attend Little Company of Mary’s Celebrate the Heart of Women Event

The Women’s Wellness Consultants at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) invite women of all ages and stages to attend their annual Celebrate the Heart of Women event on Sunday, February 15th. This special event will take place at the Oak Lawn Hilton (9333 S. Cicero Avenue) from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The fee for…

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Since the 1970’s, November has been a special month that focuses on smoking and lung cancer. We now celebrate the “Great American Smokeout,” a lung cancer prevention campaign sponsored by the American Cancer Association, on the third Thursday of November every year. This national campaign challenges people to stop smoking and provides information about the…

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Uncontrollable Risk Factors

Age : A stroke can happen to anyone, but risk of stroke increases with age. After the age of 55, stroke risk doubles for every decade a person is alive. Gender: Women suffer more strokes each year than men, mainly because women live longer than men and stroke occurs more often at older ages.  Annually,…

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Controllable Risk Factors – Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid artery disease (also called carotid artery stenosis) is the narrowing of the carotid arteries, the two main blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. Age, unhealthy lifestyle and not effectively managing stroke risk factors such as high cholesterol can lead to carotid artery disease. Plaque, often caused by cholesterol deposits,…

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