Health

New FertilityCare Center opens at Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center

Date: 
04/15/2014
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A team of specialists, including a certified fertility care practitioner, medical consultant and other physicians at Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC) are part of the new FertilityCare Center, located at Presence Saint Elizabeth Hospital, 1431 N. Claremont Ave., fourth floor, in Ukrainian Village. 

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Avoid 2015 Affordable Care Act penalty: Enroll by March 31, 2014...here's how

Date: 
02/22/2014
ObamaCare

UPDATE:
Session details added below for Mar. 12 & 21

To avoid the penalty that the Federal government will impose in 2015 on those who do not have health insurance, individuals must be enrolled by Mar. 31, 2014. 

Those who are self-employed are to be covered under plans for individuals. 

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DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is October 26 but drop off sites already available

Date: 
10/08/2013
DEADrugs

Officially the United States Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA's)7th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Sat., Oct. 26, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Meet a new doc on Milwaukee Avenue: Erin Malone, MD

Date: 
08/22/2013
MaloneKidsArea

Erin Malone, MD, a board certified internist and pediatrician, opened a new Presence Medical Group* Practice at 1658 North Milwaukee Ave. on Aug. 19. Everyone is invited to her open house Sat., Aug. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month kicks off in Illinois for 9th year

Date: 
07/03/2013

Elder Abuse* Awareness and Prevention Month kicked off for the ninth year in Illinois on July 2, which coincides with extending protective services to some people with disabilities.

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ResU's ribbon cutting in Wicker Park makes their new home official

Date: 
03/29/2013
RibbonCutting

Though the new home of Resurrection University has been open and functioning for 480 students in this new year, it was all made "official" at the ribbon cutting ceremony on the 6th floor of St.

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Margaret McDermott announces her retirement from Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

Date: 
02/07/2013
MargaretMcDermott

With determination to not have a "bucket list," Margaret McDermott, will be retiring from her post in July as CEO and Executive Vice President of Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center in the Ukrainian Village and Wicker Park area.

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Wicker Park and Ukrainian Village based Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center's ER receives patient award

Date: 
08/22/2012
PatrickKellySMEMC

For the third consecutive year, the Wicker Park / Ukrainian Village based Emergency Department at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC), 2233 W. Division St., earned the Professional Research Consultants' (PRC) 4-star Patient Perception Award.

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Learn how to engage your brain and "Avoid a Brain Wreck"

Date: 
03/23/2012
Lichtenbaum

Dine with some Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC) docs at The Bedford, 1612 W. Division St., Mar. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. and learn how to "Avoid a Brain Wreck" by maximizing brain function and recognizing common neurological diseases.

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New name announced for Resurrection Health Care and Provena Health merged entity

Date: 
02/18/2012
SMEHC

While the merger that created the largest Catholic health care system in Illinois was on Nov. 1, 2011, the naming of the new entity was just announced. It is Presence Health.

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Mayor Emanuel visited site of new University at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

Date: 
02/05/2012
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With the parking lot renovations complete and classroom and administrative offices under construction on the Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center campus, Mayor Rahm Emanuel  visited the new site for Resurrection Health Care University on Jan. 30.

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What is Chiropractic Medicine?

Date: 
01/29/2012
DrsMarando

Chiropractic medicine is a form of health care that has a primary focus of treatment on musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain, shoulder pain, and plantar fasciitis to name a few. Doctors of Chiropractic or chiropractic physicians utilize a hands-on approach to healing through the use of comprehensive medical history, physical examination, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Physicians key to Girls' Night Out

Date: 
11/11/2011
SMEMCPhysicians

Festooned in pinkand black feathers, approximately fifteen Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC) physicians were a key part of Girls Night Out at Southern on North Ave. recently.

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Merger closed: Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center part of largest Catholic health care system in Illinois

Date: 
11/03/2011
1stCandle

Final papers were signed Nov. 1 and the largest Catholic health care network in Illinois was created by the merger of Provena Health and Resurrection Health Care Corp. Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, 2233 W. Division, is part of newly united

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Healthy choices and activity are part of wellness efforts at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

Date: 
10/14/2011
WaguesBloodPres

Being "well" is a state most of us prefer. Achieving that state often requires making choices about what we put into our body and what we do with or to our body. Choices include physical activity, environmental choices and relationships. Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center is taking many positive actions to help all of us take steps to total health.

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Two Police Commanders receive top honors from Saints Mary and Elizabeth (Resurrection Health Care) Medical Center

Date: 
04/14/2011
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Chicago Police Commander Judith Martin, formerly 13th District and now Special Events Director, and Commander Linda Flores, 14th District, received the coveted CARE award from the Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (Resurrection Health Care).

New wound healing center opens at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center 

Date: 
01/31/2011

The new Wound Healing Center at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center offers highly specialized technology and a team of experts trained in caring for wounds that do not heal in more than thirty days. It is located at the St. Elizabeth Campus, 1431 N. Claremont Ave.

Included in the new center are:

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Free flu shots part of keeping healthy in fall and winter

Date: 
10/25/2010

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDCH) and the medical community highly recommend that everyone get their shot as part of personal program to stay healthy through the fall and winter. In addition there are other practices that will reduce possibilities of contracting the flu and spreading it.

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Free H1N1 vaccination clinic and childhood lead screening March 21

Date: 
03/20/2010
Free H1N1 vaccinations and lead screening for children will be given through the Chicago Department of Public Health at the Ukrainian Cultural Center at 2247 W. Chicago Ave., Sun., March 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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