Homer Glen Artist Creates Piece of Art Honoring Donors at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (April 10, 2013)— When Silver Cross Hospital wanted an unusual piece of art created to honor the hospital’s donors, they commissioned the exquisite talents of local artist Sheri Law of Sheri Law Art Glass Ltd. in Homer Glen.
Bartender Takes Own Advice to Fight Breast Cancer Diagnosis
New Lenox Resident Benefits from Innovative Prone Breast Radiation Therapy Offered
at the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross
New Lenox, IL (April 8, 2013) — Even after 56-year-old Kathy Vrba received the news that a pea-sized cancerous lump was found in her left breast after her annual mammogram, she decided to take the positive advice she has offered to so many of her patrons during her 28 years as a bartender. “Once I heard the alarming news that I had breast cancer, initially I was so scared, but then instantly I thought no, I’m going to follow my own advice that I have given to so many of my customers and just stay optimistic,” said New Lenox resident Kathy Vrba.
Conquering Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Joliet, IL (April 4, 2013)—Carpal tunnel syndrome can make life miserable. The compression of a nerve in the wrist can make a movement painful, creating numbness and pain up the arm and into the shoulder. Even sleep becomes impossible because of the constant pain.
Lincoln-Way Student Interns Donate Funds to Benefit Silver Cross Employees
New Lenox, IL (April 3, 2013)— Lincoln-Way East High School students along with Scott Fletcher, Dean of Students and teacher for the Human Anatomy & Physiology class at Lincoln-Way East, presented Laura Valencik, Director of Volunteer Services at Silver Cross Hospital, with a check for over $160. The students donated the money, which will be placed in the Vera Smith Grant fund to be used for staff education.
11 Physicians Join Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff
New Lenox, IL (April 2, 2013) — Kimberly Bauer, M.D., board certified dermatology physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Bauer attended medical school at the University of Chicago. She completed a dermatology residency at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH. Her office is located with Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Associates at 1124 Essington Road, Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 744-8554.