Are you miserable from Heartburn?
Silver Cross Hospital offers free lecture on relief from Heartburn & Preventing Esophagical Cancer
New Lenox, IL (September 25, 2013) — For people with sensitive digestive systems eating spicy hot sauce or greasy pepperoni pizza, can be a sure way to flare up a nasty case of heartburn. Millions of Americans experience heartburn symptoms at least once a week. There are many causes that can activate heartburn, including medications, specific foods, obesity, and even stress. Being aware of what ignites your heartburn will help you create a plan to avoid the uncomfortable condition. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a lecture on why it’s important to find relief from heartburn to prevent the acid reflux from escalating.
RIC at Silver Cross Offers Free Fall & Balance Screenings in October
New Lenox, IL (September 25, 2013)—According to the National Council on Aging, every 15 seconds an older adult is seen in an emergency room for a fall-related injury. To help reduce preventable falls, The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross (RIC) is offering FREE Fall and Balance screenings in October.
Dr. Hendrix to Lead Rehabilitation Programs
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 26, 2013)—TheRehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Silver Cross Hospital announced the appointment of Andrew L. Hendrix, Jr., M.D. FAAPM&R, to Medical Director overseeing all inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services offered throughout the hospital system. His extensive RIC training and experience from the “#1 ranked Rehabilitation Hospital in America” according to U.S. News & World Report, allows him to lead the delivery of world-class rehabilitation services for patients in Will County and the southwest suburbs.
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hosts Gastrointestinal Cancer Education Series for Physicians/Nurse Practitioners
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 24, 2013)— Presented by Silver Cross CME program and the University of Chicago Medicine, the Gastrointestinal Cancer CME series will review the latest advances in cancer diagnosis, staging and treatment in pancreatic, colorectal and esophagus cancers. Designed for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, this series will demonstrate how the coordination between different specialists can improve the quality of care for cancer patients.
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross partners with the Cancer Support Center in Mokena
New Lenox, IL (September 23, 2013) — The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Centerat Silver Cross Hospital is pleased to unite with the Cancer Support Center in Mokena to provide a comprehensive approach to cancer care. This partnership brings unique programming to the community. These teams of professionals have collaborated to integrate all forms of healing through resources in order to provide the best care to area residents.