Archive - July 2013

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Featured Physician: Get to know Dr. Johnson
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Little Company of Mary’s Breast Surgeon is Called to Military Service in Afghanistan
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LCMH welcomes a new Hematologist/Oncologist to The Cancer Center
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Accepting Ozinga Nursing School Scholarship Applications for Fall Semester
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Little Company of Mary Seeks Hospice Volunteers
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Become a Facebook Fan and Like Us!
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Block the Sun not the Fun
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Fireworks Safety Tips From LCMH

Featured Physician: Get to know Dr. Johnson

Every month, we feature a physician as an opportunity for the community to learn more about the great doctors on staff at Little Company of Mary Hospital. This month, we had the chance to talk with Dr. Kimberly Johnson, a Family Physician at Little Company of Mary Hospital (Primary Office: 736 West 95th Street). Read…

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Little Company of Mary’s Breast Surgeon is Called to Military Service in Afghanistan

Little Company of Mary Hosted a Special Blessing Event for Dr. Nancy Taft Fellowship-Trained Breast Surgeon On Wednesday, July 24th, Little Company of Mary (LCMH) hosted a special blessing for their fellowship-trained female breast surgeon and Lieutenant Colonel, Dr. Nancy Taft. Dr. Taft was recently deployed to Afghanistan. The Blessing was held in the hospital’s…

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LCMH welcomes a new Hematologist/Oncologist to The Cancer Center

  Dr. M. Bassel Atassi has joined the LCM Medical Group and will be practicing with Dr. Shah and Dr. Chivu at The Cancer Center at Little Company of Mary Hospital. Dr. Atassi is board certified in Internal Medicine and he completed medical school at Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan. Dr. Atassi completed…

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Accepting Ozinga Nursing School Scholarship Applications for Fall Semester

Katie Hudson, Human Resources The Martin J Ozinga, Jr. Nursing Tuition Award at Little Company, instituted in 2003, provides tuition reimbursement to a junior or senior nursing student enrolled in an accredited nursing program, including an associate or baccalaureate program.  The student must be in good academic standing and maintain a cumulative grade point average…

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Little Company of Mary Seeks Hospice Volunteers

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers invites members of the community to become a Hospice Volunteer.  The Hospice Program provides compassionate care to patients with a terminal diagnosis.  Patients are cared for in their homes surrounded by the people who love them.   The Hospice program at Little Company of Mary is one…

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Become a Facebook Fan and Like Us!

Become a fan of LCMH on Facebook. Our Facebook page is a great  place to receive real-time updates on our community events and classes, as well as helpful hints and advice on your health. To become a fan, simply copy and paste the following link into your browser, and click ‘Like’:  https://www.facebook.com/LittleCompanyofMaryHospital  . We hope…

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Block the Sun not the Fun

By: Maggie Ostrowski, Community Health Intern, Health Education Center July is UV Safety Month! Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer found in the United States. The main cause of skin cancer is exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. There is good news: Skin cancer can be prevented! Encourage your family and others…

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Fireworks Safety Tips From LCMH

  Summer means picnics, barbecues, parades and ­reworks displays, especially around the 4th of July. Summer also means an increase in injuries from backyard grills, bonfi­res and ­reworks. In 2006, an estimated 9,200 people were treated in emergency rooms for ­reworks-related injuries, 36 percent of whom were under 15 years old.  Children between the ages…

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