Tag - Evergreen Park

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Celebrating 90 Years of Our Healthcare Ministry
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A New Way to Resolve to Live Healthier
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Avoiding a Winter Wipeout: Ice Safety Tips
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Join Cynthia Waickus, M.D., Ph.D for a special In Balance program on Thursday December 5th
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Food Safety Tips for Your Holiday Turkey
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Observes Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on October 15th
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OSF HealthCare and Little Company of Mary Finalize Agreement
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Cancer Experts Warn of The Dangers of Vaping
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Get Vaccinated to Fight Flu
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Seeks Dedicated Volunteers

Celebrating 90 Years of Our Healthcare Ministry

January 19, 2020 marks the 90th anniversary of our healthcare ministry. Three Sisters of the Little Company of Mary came to the United States in 1893, at the request of a Chicago civic leader whose wife had been cared for by the Sisters in Rome. The Sisters continued caring for the sick and dying in…

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A New Way to Resolve to Live Healthier

Instead of waiting for the New Year to identify the one big resolution you plan to tackle in revamping your health, why not chip away at those goals one day at a time? By starting now, you’ll be healthier and feel better than ever by the time others are beginning to try and fulfill their…

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Avoiding a Winter Wipeout: Ice Safety Tips

Snowmen. Crackling fireplaces. Cozy nights. Winter can be a wonderful time to be outdoors but it also brings a whole new set of hazards. Ice and snow can create slippery conditions. Whether you’re out for a walk, winter drive or even ice-skating, some sensible precautions can help you avoid injury. Winter driving First, slow down!Winter…

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Join Cynthia Waickus, M.D., Ph.D for a special In Balance program on Thursday December 5th

Join the Health Education Center for a Special program: In Balance presented by Cynthia Waickus, M.D., Ph.D., Family Medicine Provider in the Little Company of Mary Medical Group. The topic is Global Medical Outreach – Improving Health Through Community Empowerment. The event will take place on December 5, 2019 (Thursday)  from 1:30 pm – 2:30…

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Food Safety Tips for Your Holiday Turkey

Handling poultry (chickens and turkey) incorrectly and undercooking it are the most common problems that lead to foodborne disease outbreaks linked to poultry.1 Follow these four tips to help you safely prepare your next holiday turkey meal. 1. Thaw Your Turkey Safely Thaw turkeys one of these ways: In the refrigerator in a container, In…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Observes Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on October 15th

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) will host their Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group on October 15th, which also is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. On this day, people around the world will be lighting candles in memory of angel babies from 7-8 p.m. It is called the “Wave…

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OSF HealthCare and Little Company of Mary Finalize Agreement

Sisters unveil new – yet familiar – name for Evergreen Park facility OSF HealthCare and Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers are continuing their journey toward becoming one organization. The organizations’ boards have adopted a definitive agreement and decided on a new name: OSF HealthCare Little Company of Mary Medical Center. “A…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Cancer Experts Warn of The Dangers of Vaping

According to the latest National Youth Tobacco Study, more than 3.6 million middle and high school students currently use e-cigarettes. Another recent national study found that 11 percent of high school seniors and three and a half percent of eighth graders vaped with nicotine during a previous one month period.       “While it is unknown…

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Get Vaccinated to Fight Flu

The best step you can take to prevent influenza (flu) and its potentially serious complications is getting a yearly flu vaccine. Flu Vaccine Benefits: While flu vaccines vary in how well they work, flu vaccination is the best way to prevent flu and its potentially serious complications. Flu vaccines prevent millions of illnesses, tens of…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Seeks Dedicated Volunteers

Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) seeks dedicated, friendly, mission-driven individuals, who are willing to donate their time at least once a week to the Hospital’s Volunteer Resources department.  Volunteer opportunities include hospital greeters, transporters, gift shop assistance, and many more. All volunteers are valuable members of LCMH. There are many benefits of becoming a…

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