Ground Breaking Treatment Prevents Esophageal Cancer Caused by GERD/Heartburn
An outpatient treatment that destroys pre-cancerous tissue in the lining of the esophagus is now available at Silver Cross Hospital.
The procedure, endoscopic radiofrequency ablation therapy using the HALO System, is a highly effective treatment for complete eradication of Barrett’s esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition that affects one to two million adults in the U.S. each year.
Got Stung By the Flu Bug?
High fevers, aching bones, cold sweats, diarrhea, severe headaches and vomiting are all signs of the flu that can have you stuck in bed for days. But when these ailing symptoms worsen, it can be difficult to know how to treat them. Silver Cross Hospital offers tips to know when to seek medical attention when your flu bug sting takes a turn for the worse.
Unraveling Source of Neck Pain Can Lead to A Better Recovery
Most people will have a minor neck problem at one time or another during their lifetime. Neck injuries mostly occur during sports or recreational activities, work-related tasks, or projects around the home. Determining the cause of your neck pain prior to treatment can lead to a quicker and safer recovery.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in January
Joliet, IL (Dec. 27, 2010)— Silver Cross Hospital and BMI Surgery will host a free bariatric surgery support group for individuals who have undergone any type of bariatric weight loss surgery Wednesday, January 19, from 6-7 p.m. in the hospital’s conference center, 1200 Maple Rd. Joliet. Led by a bariatric registered nurse, topics include behavior modification, clothing and recipe exchange, reconstructive surgery, lifestyle changes and relationship issues. Family members welcome. Register to attend online at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Homer Glen Fire Department Spreads Holiday Cheer to Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (December 23, 2010)— (PHOTO CAPTION) Homer Glen Fireman Robert Krupa, Jordan Upchurch, James Daniel and Scott Pucel present patient Keaton Gregory of Joliet with toys at Silver Cross Hospital on December 22. The fireman collected toys through a toy drive for children who are ill during the holiday season.
- Orland Hills Police Department Donates Toys for Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital
- Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in January
- Silver Cross Executive Named to United Cerebral Palsy of Will County Board of Directors
- Area School Children Spread Holiday Cheer to Patients/Employees at Silver Cross Hospital