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Book Your Mammogram Party!

Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health hosts an evening of mammograms, massages, and treats 

Joliet, IL (Sept. 6 2011) —Between meetings, playgroups, and daily errands, Christine Celovsky of Lockport put aside her own needs. As a full-time working mother, she knew she needed to get her annual mammogram, but she just did not know when she could make time for one. As fate would have it, she stumbled across the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health blog site, and learned they were hosting a Ladies Only Mammogram party.   

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State Approves $21.6 million Cancer Center in New Lenox

Partnership between University of Chicago Medical Center and Silver Cross Hospital

Joliet, IL (Oct. 26, 2010)—The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board today unanimously approved the construction of a $21.6 million cancer treatment center in New Lenox—on the Silver Cross Replacement Hospital campus.  The Cancer Center is a partnership between University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) and Silver Cross Hospital and will provide academic medical care for southwest suburban cancer patients close to home.  The 2-story outpatient facility will open in 2012.

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Safely Light Up Your July 4th

Silver Cross Hospital Offers Fireworks Safety Tips to Avoid Harmful Injuries

Joliet, IL (June 28, 2012) — Steamy temperatures, hot dogs sizzling on the grill, flags adorn with red, white, and blue, and of course, fireworks -- are all the makings of any good Independence Day celebration. From sparklers to multi-colored fountains, the Fourth of July holiday is one of the few times a year that Americans get the urge to light fireworks.

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Don’t let your turkey dinner go up in smoke this Thanksgiving

Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips to Celebrate Holiday Safely

New Lenox, IL (November 17, 2014)— Thanksgiving is a holiday that awakes our senses -  from the brisk autumn wind that blows against our faces as we pass through the doorway of our loved ones home to the herb-filled turkey aroma that engulfs the entire dwelling.  Unfortunately, many families end up smelling smoke and burnt cinders since Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Silver Cross Hospital offers safety tips and what to do in case an accident occurs.

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Diabetes Management

Dr. Babak Pazooki, endocrinologist, will help patients learn to manage their diabetes at the Silver Cross Diabetes Center’s annual Diabetes Fest on Saturday, Nov. 8. This free event will be held from 8 a.m. to Noon on the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Dr. Pazooki’s presentation will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. followed by a healthy cooking demonstration from 10:30 to Noon. There will also be exhibits, blood glucose and blood pressure screenings, and participants can speak with experts regarding medications, foot and eye care.

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.