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Avoid the Dangers of Texting While Driving

Emergency Medicine physician at Silver Cross offers advice to keep you safe

New Lenox, IL (June 25, 2014)— We live in a world where multitasking and communicating is instantaneous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 500,000 young adults each year are injured due to various forms of distracted driving, including texting, mobile instant messaging, updating social media pages, sending photos, etc. It's a habit deadlier than drunk driving. However, such negligent behavior makes all drivers at risk for a fine, injury and even death.

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Silver Cross Hosts Advanced Endoscopy Conference for Nurses & Associates

Live Demonstrations & Hands-on Workshops planned for August 9

New Lenox, IL (June 25, 2014)—The Advanced Endoscopy Center at Silver Cross Hospital will host a conference on Saturday, August 9 for nurses, associates and technicians who are interested in increasing their knowledge of advanced endoscopy.  The event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL.  The new hospital campus is conveniently located at I-355 and Route 6.  Register to attend at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).  Seating is limited.

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Therapy Helps New Lenox Toddler with Prosthetic Foot Reclaim Mobility

New Lenox Resident Excels from Therapy Offered at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital 

New Lenox, IL (June 18, 2014) — New Lenox residents Carrie and Kevin Wills went into a state of shock as their three-year old son, Owen, suffered a traumatic injury during a lawn mower accident that resulted in his right foot being amputated in the fall of 2013. Owen was left with a Syme’s Amputation and he also needed reconstructive surgery on the back of his left leg. After several surgeries to repair his foot and leg, Owen was fitted with a prosthetic foot and required physical therapy to learn to walk again. 

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Preparing Your Kids for Summer Camp

Local physicians offer discounted physicals

New Lenox, IL (June 17, 2014)--While high-tech camping gear and email have changed the camp experience, preparing kids for camp and summer programs still requires some basic provisions. 

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Latest in Lung Cancer

University of Chicago Medicine cancer specialist hosts community talk June 24 at Silver Cross

New Lenox, IL (June 12, 2014)—Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with lung cancer. But today, the outlook for a person with lung cancer is better than ever, thanks to new medicines and technology, less invasive surgery, and better insights into the disease.

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