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Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in December

Joliet, IL (November 18, 2010)— Silver Cross Hospital will host a free Bipolar Disease Support Group for individuals and family members coping with bipolar disease on Tuesdays, Dec. 14 and 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Specialty Care Pavilion lobby located on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet. New participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.

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Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in December

Joliet, IL (November 16, 2010)—Do you know if you are at risk for heart disease—the number one leading killer of both men and women?  Now is the time to find out with a Baseline Cardiac Risk Assessment.  

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Silver Cross Physician to Lead State Bariatric Surgery Association

Christopher Joyce, M.D., Elected as President of IABS

Joliet, IL (November 17, 2010)- Oakbrook resident Christopher Joyce, M.D., bariatric surgeon with Silver Cross Hospital, was elected as President of the Illinois Association of Bariatric Surgeons (IABS) at the Association’s meeting held October 28 in Chicago. With 75 members, IABS is comprised of bariatric surgery physicians dedicated to advancing the art and science of bariatric surgery. IABS is a local chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

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Umbilical Cord Blood, Should You Save It?

Silver Cross/UCMC physician discusses the facts Dec. 6

Joliet, IL (Nov. 17, 2010)— Umbilical cord blood can be used for stem cell transplants to grow new bone marrow and other tissues. Saving and storing your baby's umbilical cord blood means having it saved and stored for future use.

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Claustrophobic? Silver Cross MRI Tech helps patients in Homer Glen Center

Joliet, IL (November 16, 2010)—Do your palms sweat when you enter an elevator? Does your chest tighten up making it difficult for you to breathe when you are in a small space with a crowd of people? Even those who don’t suffer from these symptoms, often report having some claustrophobic response when receiving a magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI. For Thomas DiGrazia and Janis Svigelj overcoming these anxieties were possible thanks to the assistance of MRI Technologist Margaret Hir at the Silver Cross Health Center in Homer Glen.

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