Childerguild Hosts Book Fair Nov. 11 & 12 at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (Oct. 28, 2013)— Childerguild will host a Books are Fun Book Fair Monday, Nov. 11 and Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside the Season’s Dining Room in the new Silver Cross Hospital, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. A variety of popular children’s books and games, cookbooks, self-help books and other interesting adult books will be available. Cash and major credit cards accepted.
Running for Her Life After Weight Loss Surgery
Plainfield Woman loses 80 pounds with REALIZE Gastric Banding at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (October 25, 2013) — For most of her adult life, Regina Howard, of Plainfield, suffered from obesity, sleep apnea, pain in her joints and an irregular thyroid. The thought of running a 5K race seemed unthinkable due to her poor health. However after losing over 80 pounds in 24 months as a result of her weight loss surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, Regina’s prior health issues no longer exist enabling her to run an hour every other day and complete 5K races.
Joliet Slammers Donates Funds to Silver Cross Hospital for Lifeline Medical Alert Program
New Lenox, IL (October 25, 2013)— The Joliet Slammers baseball team recently donated $5,000 to the Silver Cross Hospital Foundation to be used for the Lifeline Medical Alert Program.
Manhattan Medical Center Hosts Open House Nov. 7
Dr. Badescu offers free health screenings, refreshments, and prizes
New Lenox, IL (Oct. 18, 2013)—Vlad Badescu, M.D. will host an Open House Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. for area residents, patients and Manhattan Chamber of Commerce members. The free event will be held at Manhattan Medical Center, located in the Foxford Center Shopping Plaza at 540 North St., Manhattan.
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital Gastrointestinal Cancer Series Presents Colorectal Cancer on November 6
New Lenox, IL (Oct. 22, 2013)— Presented by Silver Cross CME program and the University of Chicago Medicine, the Gastrointestinal Cancer CME series reviews the latest advances in cancer diagnosis, staging and treatment in pancreatic, colorectal and esophageal cancers. Designed for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, this series demonstrates how the coordination between different specialists can improve the quality of care and outcomes for cancer patients.