How to Stop Sports Injuries: Keeping Kids in the Game for Life
Silver Cross and Local Sports Medicine Physician Hosts Free Program Nov. 10 for parents
Joliet, IL (October 18, 2010)— Currently, 30 million U.S. children participate in organized sports. Unfortunately, high school student athletes account for 2 million injuries, 500,000 doctor visits and 30,000 hospitalizations every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Living Right for Prostate Health
Silver Cross hosts free lecture Prostate Health on Oct. 25
Joliet, IL (October 13, 2010)—Every man is at risk for prostate problems simply because every man has a prostate. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland found only in men. It sits just below the bladder and surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine through the penis.
Silver Cross Provided Free Prostate Screenings to 50 Local Men
Joliet, IL (October 13, 2010)— Prostate cancer remains a leading cause of death among men. But when diagnosed early, can be treatable. Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with Advanced Urology Associates offered free prostate screenings to over 50 men during September.
Silver Cross Offers Free Balance Screenings in October
Joliet, IL (October 12, 2010)— Dangers around the home caused 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. The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital is offering free balance screenings during October.
A Room with More Than a View
Silver Cross Hospital Patients & Family Members Experience the Hospital Room of the Future—Now!
Joliet, IL (Oct. 11, 2010)—Silver Cross is making sure that all of the rooms in the replacement hospital are being built to help patients heal faster. Now nurses and doctors will have an opportunity to find out just how much. Over the next 15-months patients, visitors and caregivers will have an opportunity to try out a mock-patient room on the 6th floor of the current hospital.