Former Rainbow Bakery Owner Leaves $1.8 Million to Silver Cross Foundation
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 16, 2014)—The Silver Cross Foundation recently received an unforeseen $1.8 million gift from the estate of Jennie Mariner, a former Silver Cross Hospital trustee and volunteer. Mariner passed away in June at the age of 91 in Green Valley, Arizona. Her generous bequest will be used to help pay for the $365 million replacement hospital, which opened in 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox.
Breast Cancer Physician Panel Focuses on New Treatments
Silver Cross Hospital offers free breast cancer program on October 7
New Lenox, IL (September 15, 2014) — According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. On the contrary, there are more than 2.8 million breast cancer survivors currently in the United States. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free program where a panel of physicians will discuss new breast cancer treatments and how more women can become survivors of the disease.
Stop Living with Chronic Pain
Find the solution to the common causes of chronic pain on Oct. 8 at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (September 10, 2014)—Chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined according to The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM). 100 million people live with chronic pain, which can be mild or excruciating and totally incapacitating. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free lecture that will educate area residents on how to find relief from chronic pain.
Dr. Nahla Merhi Receives Special Certification to Treat Pelvic Floor Disorders
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 10, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital is pleased to announce Nahla Merhi, M.D. has earned certification in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. As a board certified urogynecologist, Dr. Merhi specializes in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of pelvic floor disorders, which include pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence. She currently performs over 300 procedures annually to treat these women’s issues using minimally invasive techniques including the daVinci robot.
Silver Cross Stops Frankfort Man’s Stroke, Identifies Brain Malformation
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 9, 2014)--Eric Lesiak is no stranger to excruciating headaches. He had lived with them for years. But this time was different. Eric had been out running errands late in the day. His head hurt and he wasn’t able to move.
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