Archive - 2019

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Cracking the Codes of Nutritional Buzzwords
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Fun (and Safety) in the Sun
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Yoga: Some Like It Hot
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20th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk to Take Place on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12th
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Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence
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Join Ramsey Ellis, M.D., on Friday, April 5th, for a Special Presentation on Hand and Wrist Care
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LCMH to Recognize Nurses on Certified Nurses Day: March 19th
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Nurse Manager advocates for others to get Routine Screenings after undergoing Colon Cancer Treatment
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Special Crisis Fund Aids Little Company of Mary Patients in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
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Palos Park Woman to Join Thousands this Mother’s Day in the Fight Against Breast Cancer After Undergoing Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital

Cracking the Codes of Nutritional Buzzwords

Like any place with something to sell, the grocery store has trends that come and go. But when every aisle is plastered with signs, stickers and selling points, it’s hard to know which ones to trust. Here’s a list of some nutritional buzzwords to help guide your choices.  “0 trans-fat” Adding hydrogen to vegetable oil…

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Fun (and Safety) in the Sun

Melanoma, more commonly known as skin cancer, is the most common form of cancer in the United States. This year alone, it’s estimated that 77,000 people will be told they have melanoma. Several factors help determine one’s risk for melanoma, yet few are as easy to control as one’s exposure to sunlight. Harmful ultraviolet rays…

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Yoga: Some Like It Hot

If you practice yoga you already know the benefits it can have on your mind and body. But what do you know about hot yoga? Maybe you’ve already tried it and want to take your routine to the next level. Or, maybe you’re just curious and need to know more before you commit to the…

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20th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk to Take Place on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12th

Last year, more than 14,000 men, women and children walked the Beverly neighborhood in commemoration of the countless wives, daughters and mothers who fought the war on breast cancer. Flashback 19 years ago, the Beverly Breast Cancer Walk (BBCW) only consisted of three pioneering women whose vision would inspire the Southland community to think pink…

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Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence

Congratulations to Victoria Golden, RN, Lactation Consultant who recently received the DAISY Award at Little Company of Mary. What is the DAISY Award? The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. Little Company of Mary Hospital is proud to be…

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Join Ramsey Ellis, M.D., on Friday, April 5th, for a Special Presentation on Hand and Wrist Care

On Friday, April 5th, at 1 p.m., Ramsey Ellis, M.D., fellowship-trained hand and wrist surgeon with the Bone & Joint Specialists, will be speaking at the NEW Evergreen Park Community Center ( 3450 West 97th St. Evergreen Park) on hand and wrist care. To register for this free event, send an email to jwittleder@d124.org with…

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LCMH to Recognize Nurses on Certified Nurses Day: March 19th

­ March 19th is Certified Nurses Day, an annual worldwide event dedicated to celebrating board approved certifications as a means to ensure high standards of patient care and to promote continuing excellence in the nursing profession. Certification validates a nurse’s specialty knowledge for practice in a defined functional or clinical area of nursing. Little Company…

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Nurse Manager advocates for others to get Routine Screenings after undergoing Colon Cancer Treatment

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and the third most common cause of cancer death in women. In other words, colorectal cancer is serious. Just ask Mary Grimm, 66, nurse manager at Little Company of Mary…

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Special Crisis Fund Aids Little Company of Mary Patients in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Two decades ago Beverly Area friends and neighbors organized a walk to help support breast cancer patients and the services needed to treat them. Today, their hard work is showcased not only by the state-of-the-art diagnostic technology found at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH), but also a crisis fund that was developed to help…

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Palos Park Woman to Join Thousands this Mother’s Day in the Fight Against Breast Cancer After Undergoing Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital

Lori Smith, 66, grew up on Chicago’s West Side, attending Notre Dame School for Girls and Jones Commercial High School. On November 24, 1973, Lori married Jim Smith, a Southsider. From this union, they have three daughters and five grandchildren. The only real “battle” they had in their family was Chicago Cubs or Chicago White…

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