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Homewood resident honored by Franciscan Health Olympia Fields with Daisy Award

  Raymond Camp of Homewood, a nurse with Franciscan   Health Olympia Fields, receives a DAISY Award for  excellent patient care. (Provided photo) Raymond Camp, a registered nurse who has been with Franciscan Health Olympia Fields for more than three years, is the hospital’s first DAISY Award winner. DAISY is an acronym for Diseases Attacking[Read More…]

Rep. Kelly sponsors legislation to advance maternal health

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is sponsoring legislation in Congress to address the rise in maternal mortality rates. She announced the legislation, MOMMA Act, at a press conference May 12 at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial in Harvey. Kelly, who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress, is chair of the Congressional Black Caucus[Read More…]

Cancer Support Center gala marks 25th anniversary

The Cancer Support Center’s Annual Spring Gala is set for Friday, April 20, at The Odyssey, 19110 S. Ridgeland Ave. in Tinley Park.  This event, centered on a “Wizard of Oz” theme, includes a tribute to cancer survivors, dinner, silent auction, raffles, entertainment and more. Emmy Award-winning traffic/transportation anchor Roz Varon[Read More…]

Rep. Kelly hosts Monday meeting on health care needs

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is convening an issues-focused hearing on Monday, Aug. 14, aimed at strengthening the debate on healthcare reform. The non-partisan Congressional field inquiry will be conducted from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, 219 S. Dearborn St. in Chicago in Room 2525. Kelly, who represents[Read More…]

Medical advances help Dr. Pradhan greatly improve vascular problems

“I get a real sense of pleasure that I am saving lives and limbs as a vascular surgeon,” said Dr. Sanjeev Pradhan, a surgeon at South Suburban Hospital and one of a handful of board certified and fellowship trained vascular and endovascular surgeons in the South Suburbs.  For Pradhan, vascular[Read More…]

Fall events

SATURDAY, NOV 26

  • Celebrate the season in Flossmoor from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shopping, Santa, singing and more in downtown Flossmoor. Tree lighting ceremony in Flossmoor Park at 5:30 p.m.
  • Small Business Saturday in Homewood and Flossmoor. Holiday shoppers can help local merchants succeed.

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