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Little Company of Mary Partners with Hologic to Bring the Latest in Breast Health to Our Community
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Ten Questions Women Should Ask about Cardiovascular Diseases
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Once Is Not Enough … Yearly Mammograms Save Lives
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Test Your Breast Cancer IQ
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Losing Weight and Gaining Support
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Healthy and Safe Swimming
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Third Time’s the Charm for Mother Seeking “Baby-Friendly” Experience
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Save the Date for the 6th Annual Evergreen Park Senior Health Fair
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Recognizes Outstanding Nurses in Celebration of National Nurses Week 2019
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Local Third Graders Participate in “What Makes You Healthy?” Art Contest Sponsored by Little Company of Mary Hospital

Little Company of Mary Partners with Hologic to Bring the Latest in Breast Health to Our Community

Next Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m., Hologic’s demo mobile coach is coming to Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH). This is a technology showcase of best-in-class breast screening and interventional technologies that make a real difference in women’s lives. Don’t miss the launch of Hologic’s updated demo mobile coach. Join us…

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Ten Questions Women Should Ask about Cardiovascular Diseases

Heart disease and stroke, two of the leading cardiovascular diseases, are the number one and three killers of women. There is much you can do to prevent these diseases, but first you must know your risks. The American Heart Association suggests that women ask their health care providers these 10 questions about heart disease and…

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Once Is Not Enough … Yearly Mammograms Save Lives

Most women are not doing everything they can to find breast cancer early — when survival rates may top 98 percent. And despite the fact that widespread use of screening mammograms has increased the number of breast cancers found before they cause any symptoms, many women in the U.S. over age 40 have not had…

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Test Your Breast Cancer IQ

Do you know everything you need to know about breast cancer? Test your breast cancer IQ with this quiz. 1. The greatest risk of breast cancer occurs at what age? A) under 30 B) 30-49 C) 50 and over Answer is C. A woman’s risk of developing breast cancer increases with age. About 78 percent…

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Losing Weight and Gaining Support

If you’re one of the 68 percent of Americans considered overweight or obese and are thinking of beginning a weight-loss regimen, congratulations! Taking charge of your health today is one of the best things you can do to improve your future. Not only will a sensible diet and regular physical exercise help you lose weight,…

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Healthy and Safe Swimming

Pools, hot tubs/spas, and water playgrounds are great places to have fun, be active, or just relax. Learn how to stay healthy and safe when in the water this summer! Swimming is one of the most popular sports activities in the United States. Just 2.5 hours of physical activity per week, including water-based activity, has…

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Third Time’s the Charm for Mother Seeking “Baby-Friendly” Experience

Prompted by a question on a Facebook post about whether her hospital was Baby-Friendly, Janet McKay replied that her first two children “were born in a non-baby friendly hospital ,” but the facility where her third child was born was “baby and mama friendly” and she “had an amazing experience.” We were intrigued, so we…

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Save the Date for the 6th Annual Evergreen Park Senior Health Fair

The 6th Annual Evergreen Park Senior Health Fair will take place on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Evergreen Park Fire Department (9000 S. Kedzie  Avenue). Free Health Screenings, Hearing Screening, meet Little Company of Mary Hospital Providers, music, dancing and more! This FREE Event is open to community seniors and…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Recognizes Outstanding Nurses in Celebration of National Nurses Week 2019

On Thursday, May 9th, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) recognized outstanding and dedicated nurses at Little Company of Mary’s 2019 Nurses Week Awards and Recognition Luncheon. This was part of a national celebration week to honor the nearly 3.1 million registered nurses in the United States that comprise our nation’s largest healthcare profession. Four…

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Local Third Graders Participate in “What Makes You Healthy?” Art Contest Sponsored by Little Company of Mary Hospital

To coincide with this year’s National Hospital Week, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) sponsored an art contest, “What Makes You Healthy,” for third grade students who attend school within LCMH’s primary service area. National Hospital Week 2019 celebrated hope and healing, and the hospitals, health systems, and women and men who support the health…

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