Silver Cross Honors Physicians for Years of Service
Joliet, IL (May 7, 2012)—Silver Cross Hospital honored members of the Silver Cross Medical Staff with 20 or more years of service on April 26.
Silver Cross Hospital Wins National Marketing Awards
Recognized Among the Nation’s Elite in the 2012 Aster Awards Competition
Joliet, IL (May 4, 2012)—Honored for excellence in advertising in the 2012 Aster Awards, Silver Cross Hospital received three Gold Awards in this year’s competition.
Silver Cross Hospital Supports Lincoln-Way Student Intern Program
New Lenox, IL (May 3, 2012) — Three mornings a week for 4 weeks, 13 Lincoln-Way East High School students set aside their text books and came to Silver Cross Hospital for real-life lessons. The free program offers a valuable experience and great opportunity for seniors enrolled in human anatomy and physiology class allowing them real insight into medical careers.
Clear the Confusion on Supplements
Dr. Obert-Hong will discuss the benefits and risk of common dietary supplements on May 8
New Lenox, IL (May 4, 2012)— People often add dietary supplements to ensure that they receive adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals perhaps not otherwise obtained through their regular diets or to aid in finding relief from health concerns. Dietary supplements include products such as botanical (herbal) products, amino acids, essential fatty acids and oils, enzymes, and probiotics. While the benefits of supplements abound, deciding on what supplements and nutrients your body needs can be a puzzling task. With so many options and so many deciding factors, it is easy to feel overwhelmed.
Shield Yourself from Skin Cancer
Silver Cross offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings in May
New Lenox, IL (April 30, 2012)— With summer around the corner, it is important to remember to practice proper sun protection and understand the risks of skin cancer - the most common type of cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates more than 2 million new skin cancers will be diagnosed this year alone.