Childerguild Gives $320,000 for Silver Cross Women’s and Children’s Services
New Lenox, IL (March 15, 2015)—Recently, Childerguild presented Silver Cross Hospital with $320,000, to support the hospital’s Women and Infant Services Birthing Center and Pediatrics unit. For the past 105 years, the local charitable organization has donated more than $3.2 million to support women’s and children’s services at Silver Cross Hospital. In recent years Childerguild’s donations have been used to purchase equipment including a VeinViewer, Abaer Newborn Hearing tester and electronic fetal monitor.
Childerguild Hosts Book Fair March 25 & 26 at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (March 11, 2015)— Childerguild will host a Books are Fun Book Fair Wednesday, March 25, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday, March 26, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside the Seasons Dining Room at 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, check and major credit cards accepted.
Silver Cross Hospital, Walgreens & Joliet Noon Lions Club offer Free Diabetes Screenings March 24
New Lenox, IL (March 10, 2015)—In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Joliet Noon Lions Club, and Walgreens, will offer free screenings to detect diabetes on Tuesday, March 24. Participants will be offered a Diabetes Risk Test and non-fasting Blood Glucose Test from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. outside Silver Cross Hospital’s Season’s Dining Room, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. For more information, call (815) 300-5990. Advanced registration is not required.
Low Back Pain Slowing You Down?
Silver Cross Neurosurgeon shares relief from pain at free program on March 31
New Lenox, IL (March 16, 2015)— Are you unable to enjoy life fully due ongoing back pain? If so, you are not alone. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH), millions of Americans suffer from chronic back pain that persists for more than a few months. Back pain symptoms can range from a muscle ache to a stabbing pain, limited flexibility and range of motion, or an inability to stand straight. If you are experiencing these symptoms of back pain, learn the causes and treatments at a free program hosted by Silver Cross Hospital in March.
10 Colonoscopy Myths Busted
Silver Cross patients receive Gatto’s $20 Gift Certificate with Screening
New Lenox, IL (March 6, 2015)—There is nothing glamorous about having a colonoscopy, but the fact is it could save your life! A screening colonoscopy is the preferred way to detect colorectal cancer early and treat it effectively, but misconceptions often prevent people from scheduling this painless procedure. Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox would like to set the record straight and dispel those myths once and for all.