Silver Cross & Heartland Education and Research Foundation to Host Free Symposium for Physicians, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals
Heartland Education and Research Foundation will host their 17th annual Cardiovascular Symposium on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses who are interested in increasing their knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The free educational event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Advanced registration is required by Oct. 10, 2016 at www.silvercross.org.
Get Rid of Gall Stones with Robotic Surgery
Silver Cross offers free program about treating gallbladder disease on October 4
(September 28, 2016) — Are you one of the millions of Americans who live with gallbladder disease? The two major conditions that comprise gallbladder disease are gallstones and cholecystitis. If you suffer from either of these conditions, it’s important to know that these illnesses are risk factors for gallbladder cancer and bile duct cancer. The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital is hosting a free lecture on Gallbladder Disease that will educate residents on how to treat this condition.
Shorewood Woman Walks Stronger and Safer Thanks to Screening at Silver Cross
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross offers Free Fall & Balance Screenings in October
(September 26, 2016)—Carolyn Larkin had difficulty balancing after having a cochlear implant inserted to help her hear. Her situation became worse as she struggled to walk a straight line due to her weak ankles as a result of not getting physical therapy after her bunion surgery.
Diagnosing & Dealing with Depression
Silver Cross Behavioral Health Services offers free screenings October 6
(Sept. 22, 2016)—Depression is no mere slump in mood. Unlike “the blues,” which tends to clear up in a few days, depression frequently is both prolonged and recurring. It can’t be ignored, and it can’t be joked or whistled away. Sufferers of depression are likely to experience:
- Prolonged loss of interest in home, work and personal appearance
- Loss of interest in sexual activity
- Sudden changes or excesses in eating or sleeping habits
- Frequent, uncontrollable crying
- Lingering, unfocused nervousness or grouchiness
- Persistent feelings of hopelessness and futility
Vendor/Craft Fair Planned for Oct. 22 at Silver Cross Hospital
(Sept. 23, 2016)--The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons will hold the fourth annual Silver Crossings Vendor/Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 am. to 3 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Free valet and shuttle bus service. Admission is also free. Strollers are welcome.