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“13 Lucky” Tips to Haunt Your Halloween

Silver Cross Offers Advice to Celebrate Holiday Safely

New Lenox, IL (October 9, 2013)— When we think of Halloween, we picture joyous times to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, and eat sweet treats. But whether you choose to be a ghost or a zombie, ghoul or witch, poor costume options and unsafe behavior can cause injury and haunt your “All Hallows' Eve,” so be sure to celebrate  safely.

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Vendor/Craft Fair Planned for Nov. 2 at Silver Cross Hospital

Joliet, IL (Oct. 2, 2013)--The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons will hold its second annual Silver Crossings Vendor/Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 am. to 3 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.  Free valet and shuttle bus service.  Admission is also free.  Strollers are welcome. 

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Esophageal Cancer Averted for Local Man with Outpatient Procedure at Silver Cross

Medical Director of Advanced Endoscopy Center Hosts Free Barrett’s Esophagus/Heartburn Program

New Lenox, IL (Oct. 4, 2013)—It was time for Leroy Potempa to have his routine colonoscopy and upper GI endoscopy.  The 67 year-old Minooka resident has lived with ulcerative colitis for years, so it wasn’t unusual when his gastroenterologist sent Potempa to Silver Cross Hospital for testing.  It was during the outpatient procedure that Dr. Jeffrey Port noticed the tissue inside the lower section of Potempa’s esophagus—the swallowing tube that carries foods and liquids from the mouth to the stomach, was a different color.  He performed a biopsy which confirmed Potempa had early stage cancer in the nodule and Barrett's esophagus around the nodule.  Barrett’s esophagus is a pre-cancerous condition affecting the lining of the esophagus.  

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Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments

New Lenox, IL (October 3, 2013) — Lincoln Arbogast, M.D., board certified anesthesiology physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Arbogast attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago. He completed an anesthesiology residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago; and a Pain Medicine fellowship at the University of Illinois. His office is located with Allied Anesthesia Associates, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 300-7910. 

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Unlocking the Truths and Myths about Testosterone

New Lenox, IL (October 1, 2013)— Does a correlation exist between men’s overall health to low testosterone? Some researchers are discovering connections between low testosterone and other health conditions. 

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