Food Poisoning: Eat Safe All Summer!
Silver Cross Offers Tips on Noticing Signs and Symptoms of Food Poisoning
New Lenox, IL (June 13, 2013) — According to the USDA, food borne illnesses are more prevalent during the summer. Since the risk of food poisoning is higher in the summer, it is important to know and understand the signs and symptoms of food borne illnesses so that you can effectively treat the illness or contact medical assistance if needed. It is also important to take extra caution when it comes to transporting and preparing what we eat.
Childerguild Sponsored Breastfeeding Workshop for Healthcare Professionals at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (June 11, 2013)— Childerguild, the volunteer auxiliary that supports Silver Cross’ Women and Infant Services Birthing Center, recently sponsored a Breastfeeding Workshop at the Hospital. Over 70 healthcare professionals attended the free program—Strategies to Increase Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates in the Hospital Setting. The purpose of the Breastfeeding Workshop was to provide more information on evidence-based breastfeeding management techniques to increase breastfeeding rates at hospital discharge.
Experienced Family Practice Physician takes over for Dr. Canaday
New Lenox, IL (June 12, 2013)—Priya Shastri, M.D., experienced family practice physician, has recently taken over Dr. Lucy Canaday’s medical practice since her retirement last month. Dr. Shastri is now seeing patients at 11243 W. La Porte Rd. in Mokena. She is on staff at the new Silver Cross Hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Shastri, call (708) 479-4681. New and walk-in patients welcome. Evening and Saturday appointments are available. Medicare and most insurances are accepted.
Silver Cross Medical Staff Elects New Officers
Family Medicine Physician to Serve as Chief of Staff
New Lenox, IL (June 5, 2013) — Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff recently elected new officers to serve from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2015.
Preparing Your Child for Summer Camp
New Lenox, IL (June 3, 2013)—While high-tech camping gear and email have changed the camp experience, preparing kids for camp and summer programs still requires some basic provisions.