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Good-for-You Junk Food?
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A New Way to Resolve to Live Healthier
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Yes, You Can Make Time for Fitness
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Make Yourself Comfortable: Mammogram Tips
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Winter Colds: Make Prevention a Priority
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Voices of the Valley Choir to Perform Holiday Concert at Little Company of Mary Hospital
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Influenza Prevention: Information for Travelers
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Excels in Patient Safety- Receives Straight ‘A’ Report Card in 2019 for Patient Safety Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
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Little Company of Mary to Host Fourth Annual Cancer Survivor Event
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Seven Ways to Be Safe and Healthy This Halloween: Tips from the CDC

Good-for-You Junk Food?

Take a stroll down the grocery aisle and it may surprise you. Where there were once boxes of familiar cookies and crackers, a new category of snacks now sits: the 100-calorie snack pack. But are these treats really healthier choices? Or are they just the same old junk food in a new package? Yes and…

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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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Yes, You Can Make Time for Fitness

Fitness for women begins with reality: there’s no such thing as a woman who doesn’t work. With all of our meetings, family responsiblities and endless errands, squeezing in the exercise we know we should — at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week — may seem like pie in the sky. But there…

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Make Yourself Comfortable: Mammogram Tips

Imagine: there’s a disease affecting millions of American women annually. If the disease is found early, there’s a 95 percent cure rate. Yet all it takes is a few photos for physicians to find indications of symptoms. And the entire procedure takes about 30 minutes. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Well, it’s reality. The disease is…

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Winter Colds: Make Prevention a Priority

Suffering through one or two colds per year is typical for most people, but with the right prevention, these energy-sapping illnesses can be avoided. If a few simple steps are taken, it is possible to stay healthy all year round. 1. Maintain good general health through regular exercise, good nutrition and — the one most…

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Voices of the Valley Choir to Perform Holiday Concert at Little Company of Mary Hospital

The Voices of the Valley, a Community Choir sponsored by the Oak Lawn Park District, invites you to their Winter Concert on Sunday, December 1, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. The concert will take place in the Little Company of Mary Hospital Chapel, located at 94th Place and California Avenue. Ample, free parking is available in…

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Influenza Prevention: Information for Travelers

The risk for exposure to influenza during travel depends somewhat on the time of year and destination. In the Northern Hemisphere, the flu season can begin as early as October and can last as late as April or May. In the temperate regions of the Southern Hemisphere, influenza activity typically occurs during April – September….

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Excels in Patient Safety- Receives Straight ‘A’ Report Card in 2019 for Patient Safety Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade – marking a “Straight A” report card for LCMH in 2019. The designation recognizes LCMH’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a…

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Little Company of Mary to Host Fourth Annual Cancer Survivor Event

On Saturday, November 2nd, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) will host the fourth annual Cancer Survivor Event at the DoubleTree Hilton (5000 W. 127th St., Alsip, Illinois). This full-day program is open to cancer patients, survivors and those who support them. Our keynote speaker, Zoraida Sambolin, is a breast cancer survivor, Emmy-winning journalist and…

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Seven Ways to Be Safe and Healthy This Halloween: Tips from the CDC

Don’t let your health get tricked this Halloween! Here are a few ways to stay safe and healthy. 1. Get Moving Carve out time to be active this Halloween – between get-togethers and trick-or-treating in the neighborhood. Take a walk and do some weight training to help you feel good! Regular physical activity can help…

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