Silver Cross Simulates Emergency Department Setting to Educate Teens on the Dangers of Drunk and Distracted Driving
New Lenox, IL (October 7, 2014) — High School students witnessed the dangers of drunk driving at the “Road to Reality” program at Lincoln-Way West High School on September 17, 2014. With the help of live actors, the impact of drunk driving unfolded before the students’ eyes as they witnessed a series of live scenes depicting students drinking at a party, a motor vehicle crash, a simulated hospital Emergency Department, and ultimately an appearance before a judge.
3D Mammography Now Available at Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health
New Lenox, IL (Oct. 2, 2014)—Although no special glasses are needed, the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health at I-55 and Route 6 in New Lenox is now detecting breast cancer even earlier using breakthrough 3D mammography.
Silver Cross Hospital Nurses Receive ExxonMobil Scholarships
New Lenox, IL (October 2, 2014) — ExxonMobil recently awarded $10,000 in scholarships to five Silver Cross Hospital employees to help further their education.
Find Relief from Depression
Silver Cross Hospital hosts Free Screenings on October 7
New Lenox, IL (September 29, 2014) —The majority of people may feel depressed at times. Losing a loved one, getting fired from a job, going through a divorce, and other challenging situations can lead a person to feel sad, lonely, scared, nervous, or anxious. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, these feelings are normal reactions to life's stressors. However, when changes in mood and behavior interfere with one’s ability to work, sleep, eat, and enjoy fun activities, it could be a sign of depression. Silver Cross is offering a screening to help people find relief to this debilitating illness.
RIC at Silver Cross Offers Free Fall & Balance Screenings in October
New Lenox, IL (September 23, 2014)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. And the consequences are great; seniors suffer from 360,000 to 480,000 fall-related fractures each year. To help reduce preventable falls, The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross is offering complimentary Fall and Balance Screenings in October.