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Childerguild Raises over $160,000 for Silver Cross at Annual Ball

Over 425 friends of Silver Cross Hospital attended the 87th Annual Childerguild Ball November 21 at the Odyssey Country Club and enjoyed wonderful food and dancing. The premiere event of the holiday season raised over $160,000 which will be used to support women’s and children’s programs and services at the Silver Cross Hospital. 

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Silver Cross Sleep Disorders Center Receives Accreditation

The Silver Cross Sleep Disorders Center in New Lenox, IL has been awarded accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). 

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Silver Cross/BMI Surgery is the First in Illinois to offer ReShape™ non-surgical Weight Loss Procedure

New dual balloon technology proven to provide more than twice the weight loss of diet and exercise alone

BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital is the first in Illinois to offer the ReShape™ Integrated Dual Balloon System, an FDA approved, first-of-its-kind non-surgical weight loss procedure for people with mild to moderate obesity. ReShape provides a new option for adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 to 40 and a related health condition who haven’t succeeded at diet and exercise alone and do not want or qualify for bariatric surgery. 

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Lillie’s Little Helping Hands Foundation Donates Teddy Bears to Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital

New Lenox, IL (November 24, 2015)— Channahon resident Lillianne Prokop has been a busy 7-year-old spreading good will to pediatric patients at Silver Cross Hospital. Lillianne started Lillie’s Little Helping Hands Foundation with a goal of doing a mission project each year. This year’s mission is called “Operation Santa Smile.” With the help from parishioners from Wilton Center Federated Church, Lillianne collected 82 teddy bears. She then had Pastor DeVries and children from the church bless the bears prior to delivering them to Silver Cross Hospital on November 13, 2015. 

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Stroke Patient Climbs Chicago’s Willis Tower with RIC at Silver Cross Employees to Raise Funds for Rehabilitation Research

When 69-year-old Keith Reed suffered a stroke a couple years ago, he never imagined that someday he’d be climbing 103 floors of the Willis Tower at the Seventh Annual SkyRise Chicago Challenge. As a result of his stroke, the right side of Reed’s body was paralyzed effecting his speech and body movements. However after enduring three months of physical, occupational and speech therapies at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Silver Cross Hospital, Reed was able to function normally.  Now he is doing so well that he didn’t hesitate to say yes when his therapist called to ask him to be a part of the RIC at Silver Cross team at the November 8 event. 

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