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Little Company of Mary Partners with Hologic to Bring the Latest in Breast Health to Our Community
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Managing Pain: Staying as Young as You Feel
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Ten Questions Women Should Ask about Cardiovascular Diseases
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Once Is Not Enough … Yearly Mammograms Save Lives
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Test Your Breast Cancer IQ
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Losing Weight and Gaining Support
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Healthy and Safe Swimming
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5 West Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence
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Third Time’s the Charm for Mother Seeking “Baby-Friendly” Experience
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Save the Date for the 6th Annual Evergreen Park Senior Health Fair

Little Company of Mary Partners with Hologic to Bring the Latest in Breast Health to Our Community

Next Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m., Hologic’s demo mobile coach is coming to Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH). This is a technology showcase of best-in-class breast screening and interventional technologies that make a real difference in women’s lives. Don’t miss the launch of Hologic’s updated demo mobile coach. Join us…

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Managing Pain: Staying as Young as You Feel

Many of us feel young at heart, but our bodies don’t seem to be on the same page. About 80 percent of Americans ages 65 and older suffer from a chronic disease and 30 percent have three or more chronic diseases. In many cases, these conditions spell long-term pain. Research has shown that half of…

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Ten Questions Women Should Ask about Cardiovascular Diseases

Heart disease and stroke, two of the leading cardiovascular diseases, are the number one and three killers of women. There is much you can do to prevent these diseases, but first you must know your risks. The American Heart Association suggests that women ask their health care providers these 10 questions about heart disease and…

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Once Is Not Enough … Yearly Mammograms Save Lives

Most women are not doing everything they can to find breast cancer early — when survival rates may top 98 percent. And despite the fact that widespread use of screening mammograms has increased the number of breast cancers found before they cause any symptoms, many women in the U.S. over age 40 have not had…

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Test Your Breast Cancer IQ

Do you know everything you need to know about breast cancer? Test your breast cancer IQ with this quiz. 1. The greatest risk of breast cancer occurs at what age? A) under 30 B) 30-49 C) 50 and over Answer is C. A woman’s risk of developing breast cancer increases with age. About 78 percent…

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Losing Weight and Gaining Support

If you’re one of the 68 percent of Americans considered overweight or obese and are thinking of beginning a weight-loss regimen, congratulations! Taking charge of your health today is one of the best things you can do to improve your future. Not only will a sensible diet and regular physical exercise help you lose weight,…

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Healthy and Safe Swimming

Pools, hot tubs/spas, and water playgrounds are great places to have fun, be active, or just relax. Learn how to stay healthy and safe when in the water this summer! Swimming is one of the most popular sports activities in the United States. Just 2.5 hours of physical activity per week, including water-based activity, has…

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5 West Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence

Congratulations to Morgan Micetich, 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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Third Time’s the Charm for Mother Seeking “Baby-Friendly” Experience

Prompted by a question on a Facebook post about whether her hospital was Baby-Friendly, Janet McKay replied that her first two children “were born in a non-baby friendly hospital ,” but the facility where her third child was born was “baby and mama friendly” and she “had an amazing experience.” We were intrigued, so we…

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Save the Date for the 6th Annual Evergreen Park Senior Health Fair

The 6th Annual Evergreen Park Senior Health Fair will take place on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Evergreen Park Fire Department (9000 S. Kedzie  Avenue). Free Health Screenings, Hearing Screening, meet Little Company of Mary Hospital Providers, music, dancing and more! This FREE Event is open to community seniors and…

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