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Vera Boyland had been living with a hiatal hernia for nearly a decade.  But it wasn’t until a few months ago that it started bothering her.  Boyland couldn’t keep food down.  She began vomiting blood and experiencing chest pains that brought her to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.  After a series of tests, doctors ruled out a heart attack.  A CT Scan showed that Vera’s hiatal hernia had grown larger than a softball and was sitting behind her heart making a kink in her esophagus. If not repaired, it could get worse and cut off the blood supply.

Those little teeth are just baby teeth, but they can still get cavities, tooth decay and infection. Early Childhood Caries (ECC), also known as baby bottle caries, baby bottle tooth decay, and bottle rot, is a disease caused by severe decay in the teeth of infants or young children. Early Childhood Caries is a very common bacterial infection.  ECC can start as soon as an infant’s teeth erupt.  This disease can progress rapidly and may have a detrimental impact on a child’s health and well-being.

Hospital also chosen by readers for Best Birthing Center and Emergency Department

Silver Cross Hospital was once again recognized in 22nd Century Media’s second annual Southwest Choice Awards as the Best Hospital, Best Emergency Room, and Best Place to Have a Baby.  Over 180,000 readers of The Frankfort Station, The Homer Horizon, The Lockport Legend, The Mokena Messenger, The New Lenox Patriot, The Orland Park Prairie and The Tinley Junction were asked to select their favorite local businesses in more than 140 categories from Feb. 2 to 28 using the ballot inside their newspaper or at

Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips for Allergy Season

If you're experiencing seasonal allergy symptoms, like sneezing, congestion, and runny nose, you're not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 50 million people are affected by seasonal allergies each year. Instead of waiting hours or days to get treatment for your symptoms, Silver Cross Hospital encourages area residents to sign up for Teladoc®  to be able to talk to a doctor in minutes to get relief this allergy season. 

In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert Day, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Walgreens and Joliet Noon Lions Club offered free screenings to detect diabetes to 134 area residents on March 28 at Silver Cross Hospital.  Participants were offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Screening.

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.