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As I sit here on this early Saturday morning with nobody else awake in my household, I’m reflecting on the situation we’re all going through in our world and in our organization. A few thoughts come to mind. First, if you’ve formally studied the theories of leadership, it’s highly likely that...
Looking for a way to use up some of the beans in your pantry? Try this simple, resourceful recipe that will fill you up while keeping you healthy, as recommended by a Beacon dietitian. Bean “Pizzas” Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 can beans (white beans, black beans, refried, any type will do) About 1 cup vegetables,...
Need a change in your morning routine? Try out this breakfast burrito recipe, as recommended by a Beacon dietitian: Easy Breakfast Burrito Serves 2 Ingredients: 3 large eggs, beaten 2 large handfuls fresh Spinach (frozen is fine too, just thaw and drain well, can use ½ to 1 whole package) ½ cup prepared black beans ½ cup...
Don “Mike” Morgan could have met Dr. Walter Halloran almost 25 years ago. Mike was diagnosed with an insufficient aortic valve in the early 1990s. His doctors recommended he undergo a Ross Procedure, during which a patient’s aortic valve is replaced by a pulmonary valve. The patient’s pulmonary valve is then...
The CDC recommends washing your hands to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. This is especially important when flu, coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) and other respiratory illnesses are spreading. Washing your hands is easy. Clean hands can stop germs from spreading from one person to another and throughout an...
Every year, in the month or so between Thanksgiving and Christmas, a conference room at the Ronald McDonald House Charities ® of Michiana becomes a winter wonderland. Hundreds of toys and other gifts fill up the space in Beacon Memorial Hospital’s Skyway building. Hundreds of stuffed animals, dozens of Lego sets,...
7-year-old returns to hockey just one month after surgery to remove tumor in his skull Rudy Chapman loves sports. He plays hockey and soccer. He collects baseball cards and attends almost every Notre Dame hockey game each season. He watches his favorite team, the Chicago Blackhawks, any time he can. The 7-year-old’s...
Ed Farmer remembers all the details of his time in Europe during World War II. He speaks of storming the beach at Normandy, of crossing the Rhine, of being hit by shrapnel and spending weeks in a Paris hospital. He also speaks of the people he helped at Memorial Hospital for more...