Are you a woman suffering from a Vaginal Pain?
Silver Cross will host a free program on Menopause & Vaginal Atrophy on Aug. 16
New Lenox, IL (August , 2016)— According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, up to 40 percent of postmenopausal women have atrophic vaginitis or vaginal atrophy. If you are suffering from vaginal dryness or burning, more frequent urinary tract infections, discomfort during intercourse or urinary incontinence, you may have vaginal atrophy. If so, learn how to treat the condition by attending a lecture at Silver Cross Hospital.
Does Conjunctivitis Have Your Eyes Turning Pink?
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips to Help Families Know When to Seek Medical Attention
(Aug. 1, 2016)- According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), about 3 million cases of conjunctivitis or “pink eye” occur in the United States each year. Conjunctivitis is one of the most common and treatable eye conditions in children and adults. Although not seriously life threatening, conjunctivitis is a common condition causing inflammation of the conjunctiva in the eye, causing redness , itching, and discharge from the eye. Silver Cross Hospital offers tips to know when to seek medical attention when your conjunctivitis takes a turn for the worse.
Prostate Cancer Didn’t Slow Down Plainfield Runner
Faster Recovery with Robotic-assisted Prostatectomy at Silver Cross Hospital
(July 20, 2016)—Bill Nehart had been receiving prostate screenings for the past 18 years. But last summer, his urologist noticed a change during the physical portion of the exam. Further testing and a biopsy indicated Nehart had a less aggressive form of prostate cancer. Fortunately, they caught it early giving him options.
Silver Cross Hospital Wins 8 National Marketing Awards
Online Scheduling campaign takes Gold
(July 18, 2016)—Silver Cross received a total of 8 awards in two national healthcare marketing competitions including a Gold Award for the hospital’s SCHedule Now total integrated marketing campaign. Silver Cross was the first hospital in Illinois to offer online scheduling for several outpatient tests, physical and occupational therapy.
New Lenox woman loses 120 pounds in year after Weight Loss Surgery
BMI Surgery at Silver Cross helps area resident dramatically improve health after bariatric surgery
(July 14, 2016) — New Lenox resident Amy Kern struggled with her weight her entire life. As she entered her late twenties, her health began to decline due to her weight. Her asthma became so bad she even had trouble breathing while sleeping. Amy also had severe pain in her back and knees after she would stand for a long period of time. After having her children, she tried several diet and exercise plans to lose weight, but just became frustrated when she kept gaining all the weight back.