Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Life-Saving Choice for Women
New Lenox, IL (March 11, 2013)—Many consider it a man’s disease. Yet half of those diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year are women. And about half of those women will die from it. This cancer is highly curable if caught at an early stage. Even better, certain preventative measures can reduce risk from the disease in the first place.
Is Snoring Hurting Your Health?
Silver Cross Hospital offers free lecture on Snoring: Nuisance or Serious Health Problem
New Lenox, IL (March 7, 2013)— Do you find yourself tossing and turning during the night only to wake up exhausted? Does your partner complain of your endlessly loud snoring? People who suffer every night from snoring may not realize the serious implications snoring can have on their health including a risk of cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure.
11 Physicians Join Silver Cross Medical Staff
New Lenox, IL (March 4, 2013) — Joyce Albi, M.D., board certified obstetrics and gynecological physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Albi attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She completed an obstetrics and gynecological residency at the University Hospitals of Cleveland in Cleveland, OH. Her office is located with Aunt Martha’s Healthcare Network at 1301 Copperfield Road, Suite 202, Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 724-0840.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in March
New Lenox, IL (March 4, 2013)— Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. The meeting will be on Wednesday, March 27 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A, Conference Center Room 1, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Childerguild Gives Largest Donation of $251,000 for Silver Cross Women’s and Children’s Services
New Lenox, IL (February 27, 2013)—Recently, Childerguild presented Silver Cross with $251,000, representing the largest annual donation in the group’s history of giving to the hospital. The funds will go to support the hospital’s Women and Infant Services Birthing Center including the Post Partum unit and Pediatrics unit. For the past 103 years, the local charitable organization has donated more than $2.3 million to support women’s and children’s services at Silver Cross Hospital.