Re-Shaping “The Girls”
Center for Women’s Health Hosts free breast reconstruction program September 7
Joliet, IL (August 19, 2011)— Breast cancer is a devastating disease, affecting more than 254,000 American women each year, according to the American Cancer Society. The emotional and physical results are very different now from what they were in the past. New kinds of treatments as well as improved reconstructive surgery options mean that women who have breast cancer today have better choices.
Silver Cross Honors Physicians for Years of Service
Joliet, IL (August 19, 2011)—Silver Cross Hospital honored members of the Silver Cross Medical Staff with 20 or more years of service on August 4. Physicians receiving awards included:
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in September
Joliet, IL (August 17, 2011)— Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. The group meets every Wednesday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Rialto Room. For more information please contact (815) 741-6637 or visit www.silvercross.org.
Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in September
Joliet, IL (August 16, 2011)— Silver Cross Hospital is offering an AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Class for LPNs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and CNAs. Participants will learn one and two person infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from chocking. The class will be held on Saturday, September 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, 1200 Maple Rd., Joliet. Cost is $60 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register.
Silver Cross Offers Childbirth Education Classes in September
Joliet, IL (August 16, 2011)— Silver Cross offers an array of classes to help new parents prepare and expect the best from their birthing experience in the hospital’s beautiful birthing suites. For more information or to register for one or more Childbirth Classes, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).