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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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5 West Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence
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Little Company of Mary now offers Reflexology and Foot Detox Services
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Bariatric Surgery FAQs
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Little Company of Mary Nurse Receives DAISY Award
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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Shamila Garg, Hematologist/Oncologist
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More Benefits of Breastfeeding Revealed
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The Midwife Myth

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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5 West Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence

Congratulations to Anna Fitzgerald, RN, 5 West, 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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Little Company of Mary now offers Reflexology and Foot Detox Services

Reflexology is a holistic therapy known to increase blood flow, offer pain relief, reduce stress and bring the body into balance. Foot Detox provides a thorough and efficient way to cleanse and purify the whole body from toxins. Detoxification can help maintain health and help avoid disease. Our Reflexologist is in the center on Mondays…

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Bariatric Surgery FAQs

Obesity affects far more than just your waistline. It’s a metabolic condition that increases your rish for health problems such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. The Little Company of Mary Bariatric Surgery Center is dedicated to safely and effectively treating patients who are chronically 100 pounds or more over their ideal body weight….

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Little Company of Mary Nurse Receives DAISY Award

Congratulations to Neil Duggan, RN, 7 West, 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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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Shamila Garg, Hematologist/Oncologist

Every month, we feature a provider as an opportunity for the community to learn more about the great people on staff at Little Company of Mary (LCM). This month, we had the chance to talk with Shamila Garg, M.D., hematologist/oncologist with the LCM Medical Group. Dr. Garg brings a wealth of experience having worked in…

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More Benefits of Breastfeeding Revealed

Many new mothers try breastfeeding their newborn children and recent statistics confirm this. Nationally in recent years, about 74 percent of infants were breastfed for some period of time, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Comparatively, in 1999 about 68 percent of U.S. infants were ever breastfed, and in 1971 only…

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The Midwife Myth

You may have thought midwives, the matronly women who provided advice and assistance to laboring mothers hundreds of years ago, exist only in history books and movies. However, midwives are not women of the past. Today’s certified nurse midwifes (CNM) continue this tradition of personalized care, but with the important addition of comprehensive education and…

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