Childerguild Gives $239,000 for Silver Cross Women’s and Children’s Services
New Lenox, IL (March 16, 2017)—Recently, Childerguild presented Silver Cross Hospital with $239,000, to support the hospital’s Women and Infant Services Birthing Center and Pediatrics unit. Over the past 107 years, the local charitable organization has donated more than $3.2 million to support women’s and children’s services at Silver Cross Hospital. In recent years Childerguild’s donations have been used to purchase equipment including a C-Arm Pediatric Orthopedic Surgical Imaging Device, Cardio Telemetry machine, VeinViewer, Ultrasound Machine, Abaer Newborn Hearing tester, electronic fetal monitor, and breast milk registry software.
Silver Cross Hospital and the Joliet Noon Lions Club will Offer free Diabetes Screenings to Area Residents
In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Walgreens and Joliet Noon Lions Club will offer free screenings to detect diabetes on Tuesday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. outside Silver Cross Hospital’s Season’s Dining Room, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will be offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Test. For more information, call (815) 300-5990.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
John Arrotti, M.D., cardiology and board certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Arrotti attended medical school at Northwestern University in Chicago. He completed an internal medicine residency at Northwestern University and a cardiology fellowship at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood. His office is located with Heart Care Centers of Illinois, 10260 W. 191st Street Ste. 102, Mokena. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 478-3600.
Snoring: Nuisance or Serious Problem?
Silver Cross Sleep Disorders Center Hosts Free Lecture March 22
If snoring is keeping you up at night, you are not alone. About half of all people snore at some point in their lives. It is more common among men and those who are overweight, but snoring is a problem of both genders. Snoring appears to run in families and usually becomes more serious as people age. Not only can it affect your daytime function but it can lead to hypertension, heart disease, mood and memory problems, and even death.
Does Walking Make Your Legs Hurt?
Silver Cross offers a free program about peripheral artery disease on March 30.
According to the American Heart Association, peripheral artery disease is a serious medical condition that affects 8.5 million American adults. However many people don’t know they have it. Are you one of them? Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free program that will inform area residents about the causes and treatments for peripheral artery disease.