Tag - Health Education

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Little Company of Mary Hospital July 2015 Classes and Programs
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May is Stroke Awareness Month
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Fifth Third Bank Supports Little Company of Mary Hospital and the Healthier Evergreen Committee
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Little Company of Mary Hospital’s 7th Annual Girls’ Night Out
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Uncontrollable Risk Factors
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Controllable Risk Factors – Carotid Artery Disease

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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May is Stroke Awareness Month

The month of May is “Stroke Awareness” month. Do you know your A, B, C, D, E’s of Preventing a Stroke? Here are some health tips from our Health Education Center: A – • Get screened for Atrial Fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder which increases your risk of Stroke. • Aim to limit Alcohol: Drinking…

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Fifth Third Bank Supports Little Company of Mary Hospital and the Healthier Evergreen Committee

On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, Fifth Third Bank presented a generous contribution of $2,000.00 to Little Company of Mary Hospital to help support the Healthier Evergreen Committee initiative. The Healthier Evergreen Committee was incorporated in 2003 as a collaborative venture between Little Company of Mary Hospital and community leaders within the village of Evergreen Park….

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Little Company of Mary Hospital’s 7th Annual Girls’ Night Out

You’re invited to Little Company of Mary Hospital’s 7th annual signature event just for women! Are you ready for a special night out with the girls: wine, hors d’oeuvres, dessert and good company? The Women’s Wellness Consultants at Little Company of Mary Hospital invite you to Girls’ Night Out! Women are on a journey that…

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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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