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Learning to Recognize Stress Is Key to Dealing with It
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What Does a Super Woman Eat? Superfoods
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Mammograms are More Important than Ever
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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

Learning to Recognize Stress Is Key to Dealing with It

Stress is part of life, in small and large amounts. Everyday hassles and small irritations such as traffic jams, long lines and arguing with a spouse or child can quickly add up to be as stressful as life’s obvious major stresses like loss of job, death, moving or divorce. What is stress anyway? Stress is…

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What Does a Super Woman Eat? Superfoods

Want that healthy glow? It’s no secret that a balanced diet rich in whole grains, fruit, vegetables and lean protein provides your body with the nutrients it needs. However, adding superfoods to your diet gives more nutritional bang for your buck. Superfoods you don’t want to ignore: Try incorporating the following superfoods into your diet:…

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Mammograms are More Important than Ever

Recent research suggests that breast cancer isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, it looks like the number of cases may increase 40 percent by the year 2030. Fortunately, the types of breast cancer that researchers see becoming more prevalent are very treatable, and the patterns they have discovered will help inform smarter screening and…

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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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