Tag - heart health

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Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC
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Women of All Ages and Stages Are Invited to Attend Little Company of Mary’s Annual Celebrate the Heart of Women Event
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CONTROLLABLE RISK FACTORS – Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib)
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Daughter Gives Father the Gift of a Wake-Up Call Screening at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Saves His Life
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Follow the Roadmap to Heart Health

Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a “man’s disease,” around the same number of women and men die each year of heart disease in the United States. Learn how to lower your chance for…

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Women of All Ages and Stages Are Invited to Attend Little Company of Mary’s Annual 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 the annual “Celebrate the Heart of Women” event on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at the Oak Lawn Hilton. All grandmothers, mothers, daughters, sisters, classmates, and friends are welcome to come and enjoy a special liturgy,…

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CONTROLLABLE RISK FACTORS – Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib)

Atrial fibrillation (AF) describes the rapid, irregular beating of the left atrium (upper chamber) of the heart. These rapid contractions of the heart are weaker than normal contractions, resulting in slow flow of blood in the atrium. The blood pools and becomes sluggish and can result in the formation of blood clots. If a clot…

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Daughter Gives Father the Gift of a Wake-Up Call Screening at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Saves His Life

Kate Eschbach wanted to give her parents Eileen and Joseph Eschbach the perfect going away present before their big retirement move to sunny Florida. Kate knew that it would be months perhaps, a year before her parents would eventually find a physician upon settling home in the state of Florida.  “I wanted to give my…

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Follow the Roadmap to Heart Health

If life is a road trip, your heart is the engine powering your journey. Treat it right, and it will keep you humming along for years. But slack off on proper care and maintenance, and you can expect lots of problems. Not sure of the best route to a healthy heart? Joan Murphy, R.N., Ph.D.,…

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