New Lenox Girl Scouts Makes Donation to Silver Cross Pediatrics
Joliet, IL (October 13, 2011)— Members from Girl Scouts Troup #363 in New Lenox sold cookies and hosted fundraisers to collect money, children’s books, and toys which were recently donated to Silver Cross Hospital’s Pediatric Unit.
Local Woman Stands Tall
Mokena resident is grateful for life changing reconstructive spine surgery at Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (Oct. 11, 2011)— Janet Mundell-Walker was looking forward to her retirement. After working in the banking industry for many years, she was excited to spend some time relaxing and traveling with her husband. Over a decade ago, the Mokena resident had undergone back surgery for a herniated disk due to an overwhelming numbness in her legs and back. Then, a few years later, she underwent a full knee replacement on the right knee, and then a partial replacement on the left. She believed the worst was over and was ready to live pain-free.
Three specialists join the University of Chicago Cancer Center at Silver Cross
Lawrence Schilder, DO, and Sunil Narula, MD, cancer specialists at the Midwest Center for Hematology/Oncology in Joliet, and Brooke Phillips, MD, from the Cleveland Clinic, have joined the University of Chicago as clinical associates to practice at the University of Chicago Cancer Center at Silver Cross, scheduled to open in spring 2012 in New Lenox, Ill.
Local Grandpa Scores Big
Thomas Bojan, of New Lenox, is a busy man. As a retired ComEd engineer, Bojan was looking forward to spending his days doing what he loved - cheering on his 8 grandchildren at all of their activities, meeting friends for a yukort card game, competing in the Senior bowling league twice a week, and finding some time to golf. That is, until his back began to hold him back.
RIC at Silver Cross Offers Free Balance Screenings in October
Joliet, IL (September 29, 2011)— Dangers around the home cause as many as 10 million emergency department trips in the U.S. each year, according to the Home Safety Council. And falls are the most common fatal injury in the home -- especially among the elderly.