Sore Shoulders have you immobile? Learn How to Alleviate Pain
Orthopedic Surgeon on Staff at Silver Cross Hosts free program on June 3
New Lenox, IL (May 19, 2014)— Is the pain in your shoulder so intense that simply putting on a shirt is so excruciating? Many people don’t know the cause of their pain, and are unsure what do, so instead they continue to live in constant agony. To find relief, Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free program in June.
Senior Services Center Honors Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission for Contributions
New Lenox, IL (March 20, 2014)— The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding and Dedicated Service from the Senior Services Center of Will County at the Center’s Mardi Gras dinner on March 4 at Harrah’s Joliet Casino. This Certificate honors the $32,000 grant the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission gave to the Senior Services Center to provide additional programs to enhance the lives of area senior citizens.
Learn How to Live Well with Diabetes
Internal Medicine and Geriatrics Physician to Host Program on March 11
New Lenox, IL (February 24, 2014)— If you are one of the over 25.8 million people in the United States that have diabetes, learning to live well with the disease can be a challenge. Diabetes is a silent disease that occurs when there is too much sugar in the bloodstream, and if left untreated can harm your eyes, heart, nerves and kidneys. To avoid such harm to your body, Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free lecture on how to have good health while living with diabetes.
New Silver Cross Portal Gives Patients 24/7 Access to Electronic Health Records
New Lenox, IL (March 4, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital has launched a patient portal. The portal, called MYSilverCross, is a secure website that interfaces with the hospital’s electronic health record and provides patients 24-hour access to the following limited personal health information within 36 hours after discharge.
Learn New Methods to Treat Breast Cancer
Silver Cross Hospital offers free breast cancer lecture on March 25
New Lenox, IL (March 10, 2014) — According to the American Cancer Society, in 2013 an estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer was diagnosed among women, as well as an estimated 62,570 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be diagnosed (CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer). Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free lecture to teach how treatment of the disease has evolved over time.