Renowned Stroke Specialist to Talk about New Treatment Options Feb. 19 at Silver Cross
(Feb. 5, 2012)—Each year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke. That means on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Time is brain, so it’s critically important that treatment be started fast. But knowing who to turn to for help and recovery can be just as critical. Fortunately, you now have access to the one of the best neuroscience teams in the world nearby at the Silver Cross Neuroscience Institute.
Silver Cross Recognizes “Top Docs” for Outstanding Patient Satisfaction
26 Physicians Rank in the top 1% of hospitals nationwide
New Lenox, IL (Feb. 5, 2013)— Silver Cross recently recognized 26 physicians on the hospital’s medical staff for outstanding patient satisfaction from October 2011 through September 2012.
New Lenox Woman Finds Relief after a Robotic Hysterectomy at Silver Cross Hospital
Dr. Nahla Merhi will host a free program on Hysterectomy Options on February 5
New Lenox, IL (January 31, 2013)— For over a year, New Lenox resident Jennifer Ujka suffered with severe cramps and excessive bleeding for seven days during her monthly menstrual cycle. Her extreme bleeding eventually caused her to become anemic. In addition, she had incontinence issues. Fortunately after discovering the cause of her illnesses, Jennifer found immediate relief after having robotic surgery at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.
Chocolate and Regular Screenings are Good for Women’s Heart
Joliet, IL (Jan. 29, 2013)--Chocolate is good for your heart. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), small amounts of dark chocolate can be good for your heart. The plant phenols -- cocoa phenols, found in dark chocolate, have been known to lower blood pressure and reduce LDL "bad" cholesterol levels.
Hundreds Attended Silver Cross Prostate Health Event and Met NFL Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Hampton
New Lenox, IL (Jan. 24, 2013)— Nearly 300 area residents attended a free prostate health awareness event titled “Know Your Stats About Prostate Cancer®” hosted by Silver Cross Hospital, Advanced Urology Associates, the American Urological Association Foundation and the National Football League (NFL) at Lincoln-Way West High School in New Lenox on January 22. The program encourages men to “Know Your Stats About Prostate Cancer®,” which is the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men, over 45,000 men in Illinois are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year.