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    Memorial Health System Seeks Volunteers to Knit Hats for Newborns

    As part of the American Heart Association's Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign, Memorial Health System is seeking volunteers to crochet or knit tiny red hats for babies born in February.

    Fat Shaming is One of Last Socially Accepted Forms of Discrimination, Behavioral Health Expert Says

    While other forms of discrimination have become taboo, it’s still common to hear negative comments centered on a person’s weight, said Lindsay Roush, a behavioral health consultant at Memorial Weight Loss & Wellness Center.

    Caregivers Must Take Care of Themselves, Behavioral Health Expert Says

    Financial and emotional costs of caring for elderly parents, especially those with dementia or traumatic brain injuries, can become overwhelming for their children. That's why it's important for caregivers to make time to take care of themselves and not feel guilty about it, says a licensed clinical social worker with Memorial Behavioral Health-Counseling Associates.

    Memorial Health System Recognized with Quality Award from International Hospital Federation

    Memorial Health System earned one of the top excellence awards from the International Hospital Federation.

    Memorial Health System Earns Quality Excellence Award from Illinois Hospital Association

    Memorial Health System received one of the top honors today in a statewide quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) – the fifth quality award that the health system has received from the association in the last five years.

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