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Silver Cross Employees Honored for Milestone Years of Service

New Lenox, IL (May 14, 2015) – During National Hospital Week, Silver Cross Hospital honored employees who reached milestones of 5 to 45 years of service. Over 235 employees with ten or more years were honored at a special dinner at the Patrick Haley Mansion in Joliet on May 12. Employees with five years of service received a gift of their choice.

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Silver Cross Women and Infant Services Birthing Center Help Raise Awareness at March for Babies

Along with several hundred families and business leaders, the Silver Cross Women and Infant Services Birthing Center employees and their families participated in the March of Dimes 3.2 mile March for Babies on May 9 at Joliet West High School. The annual March for Babies is the nation’s oldest walk fundraiser honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive.

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Area Resident Gets Relief from Hip Pain from Innovative Procedure

Silver Cross Hosts free program on May 

After three years of enduring shooting pain from his hip down the outside of his leg to his ankle, Jim Langs reached his limit of trying to relieve his pain with numerous medications. “As my medication wore off, the pain became so bad that I would drag my leg as if it were “dead” in order to cope with the pain,” said the Manhattan resident. “I was so fortunate to meet Dr. Antkowiak, who got rid of my pain by performing an innovative and minimally invasive anterior hip replacement.” Dr. Tom Antkowiak performed the cutting-edge anterior hip replacement procedure on Jim’s hip at Silver Cross Hospital enabling him to have a quicker and less painful recovery. 

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Advisory Board Gives $40,000 to Silver Cross Hospital

New Lenox, IL (May 7, 2015)— The Advisory Board recently gave Silver Cross Hospital $40,000.This payment is part of the Advisory Board’s $125,000 pledge to help fund the purchase a new echocardiography (Echo) machine with transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) probe to perform a TEE test that uses sound waves to create high-quality moving pictures of the heart and blood vessels. 

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5 Reasons to Get your Annual Mammogram

New Lenox, IL (May 1, 2015)—A mammogram is an important step in taking care of yourself. The American Cancer Society recommends women age 40 and over get a mammogram every year, along with a breast exam by a doctor or nurse. And all women, no matter their age, need to let their doctor know about any changes to their breasts.  Whether you’re a mammogram newbie or a veteran, the Silver Cross for Women’s Health in New Lenox is making it even easier to get this important screening. 

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