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Ring in the New Year Healthy and Safe

Silver Cross Hospital Offers 10 Tips to Celebrate New Year’s Well

New Lenox, IL (December 26, 2013)— As we blow party horns to ring in the New Year, we take pause to remember our accomplishments and celebrate the hopeful year ahead. As we enjoy the festivities, we should also be mindful of how we can improve our wellbeing in the New Year.

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The Jeff Anderson Children’s Foundation Donates Toys for Pediatric Unit at Silver Cross Hospital

New Lenox, IL (December 26, 2013)— When Earl and Gail Anderson’s 28-year-old son, Jeff, was killed in a car accident over 12 years ago they started the Jeff Anderson Children’s Foundation to honor their son’s memory. Throughout the year, the Lemont couple collects new toys and delivers them to area hospitals to comfort sick children.  On Dec. 23, Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox was the recipient of toys that the Anderson’s collected from the Lemont schools, local Girl Scout Troops, and the Lemont Lion’s Club.

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Homer Glen Woman out for a Stroll After Stroke

Silver Cross Hospital Expands the Treatment Window for Patients with 24/7 stroke care

New Lenox, IL  (Dec. 20, 2013)--Donna Gudgel woke up at her usual time of 5 a.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2013.  As she went to get out of bed, she fell to the floor.  A blood clot on the left side of her brain caused a stroke, leaving the 58-year-old unable to move the right side of her body and speak clearly.  Gudgel thought if she lay back down, she would feel better. She didn’t.  Scared, she contacted her supervisor who recognized Gudgel’s slurred speech as something critically wrong and called 911.  Emergency medical services (EMS) from Homer Glen arrived at her home and rushed her to the closest primary stroke center, Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. 

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Area Resident Gains New Passion for Life After losing 210 Pounds with Weight Loss Surgery

BMI Surgery at Silver Cross ignites passion of Kankakee woman after bariatric surgery

New Lenox, IL (December 19, 2013) — After weighing over 345 pounds for years JoDonna Beaupre-Boisvert of Kankakee not only suffered from obesity and knee pain, she rarely wanted to do much socially due to her lack of endurance. However after losing 210 pounds in 24 months as a result of her weight loss surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, Beaupre-Boisvert’s prior health issues no longer exist enabling her to be motivated to live her life to the fullest.

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Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in January

New Lenox, IL (Dec. 19, 2013)— Silver Cross Hospital provides an AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Class for LPNs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and CNAs. This class teaches one and two person, infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from choking. The class will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Cost is $65 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register. 

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