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Military members and veterans have been cared for at hospitals bearing the Lovell name for more than 100 yearsTwo Lovell hospitals - 100 years of caring
A decade before astronaut James Lovell was born, World War I-era soldiers and veterans received care at Lovell Hospital at Fort Sheridan, then an Army base a short drive from today's Lovell Federal Health Care Center.
FHCC staff review heart failure materials.Putting Heart Disease at Ease
An interdisciplinary team at Lovell FHCC recently developed a new Heart Failure Toolkit which aims to help patients with heart failure manage their symptoms and live their lives to the fullest.
Veteran Gerry Gibbons holds his hospice pinning certificate at Lovell Federal Health Care CenterTwo heroes meet; Lovell visits hospice patient
In his last days, Lovell Federal Health Care Center veteran patient's involvement with Apollo 13 mission was recognized by former NASA astronaut, retired Navy Captain James A. Lovell.
A corpsman performs a procedure on a manikin armNavy Corpsmen Gain Trauma Experience at Stroger
Hospital corpsmen complete a six-week rotation at Stroger Hospital in Chicago, the last phase of a new Clinical Trauma Training Experience based at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago.
Rosalind Franklin first-year medical students conduct veteran patient interviewVeterans help doctors-in-training
Lovell FHCC outpatients help Rosalind Franklin University, Chicago Medical School, first-year medical students learn how to provide compassionate health care to military veterans.
Lovell FHCC patient Lou Ness, who has been receiving treatment weekly at the FHCC Hematology Oncology Clinic for seven years, spoke at the recent ribbon-cutting on the expanded clinic. She talked about the excellent care she has received.Expanded Hematology and Oncology clinic opens
Not by choice, Hematology and Oncology is a second home to many patients, some who have returned regularly for life-saving treatment. It was with thanks that some not only attended but participated in a ribbon-cutting.
Lovell FHCC Command Master Chief poses with a therapy dog.Canine Celebrity Visits Lovell FHCC
On June 19, Charlie, the Today Show’s “Puppy with a Purpose” – whose training to become a service dog for a military veteran has been regularly featured on the NBC-TV morning show, visited Lovell FHCC.
A FHCC volunteer donates a diary to a museumVolunteer Donates WWII POW Diary to Museum
Writings and mementos from a soldier who spent months in Stalag Luft III will be preserved for all to view at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie, Ill.
The RTC choir performs at a film screening.Chaplains' self-sacrifice inspires Lovell crowd
The compelling story of four U.S. military chaplains’ self-sacrifice at sea occurred more than 74 years ago, but a program honoring their lives still drew a rapt audience to FHCC.
Closeup of Zika test label on blood productsFHCC leads way for Zika testing of donated blood
Lovell Federal Health Care Center launches FDA-mandated Zika testing protocols in record time to preserve the supply of fresh and frozen blood products for the nation's military.

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