Silver Cross offers Help for Heartburn Sufferers
New Lenox, IL (March 31, 2015) — For people with sensitive digestive systems eating spicy tacos or greasy pepperoni pizza, can be a sure way to flare up a nasty case of heartburn. Millions of Americans experience heartburn symptoms at least once a week. There are many causes that can activate heartburn including medications, specific foods, obesity, and even stress. Being aware of what ignites your heartburn will help you to create a plan to avoid the uncomfortable condition. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a lecture on why it’s important to find relief from heartburn to prevent the acid reflux from escalating.
Silver Cross Hospital Remains Committed to Providing Advanced Treatments/Technology for Patients Close to Home
New Lenox, IL (March 30, 2015)— Silver Cross just celebrated its third anniversary in their state-of-the-art 296-bed hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. The staff remains dedicated to treating patients the way they should be treated with new services, enhanced expertise and safe, compassionate care. This past year Silver Cross earned re-accreditation from the Joint Commission and the Commission on Cancer, and nursing care ranked in the Top 10% in the nation for patient satisfaction.
Silver Cross Hospital and the Joliet Noon Lions Club Provided Diabetes Screenings to over 200 Area Residents
New Lenox, IL (March 26, 2015)—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 over 200 area residents on March 24 at Silver Cross Hospital. Participants were offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Test.
Tinley Park Mom Suffers Stroke, Recovers after Life-saving Treatment at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (March 26, 2015)—Jennifer Arciszewski was just about to step into the shower when she fell to the floor in her Tinley Park home on Jan. 9, 2015. She couldn’t get up or call out for help. Fortunately, the commotion woke up Arciszewski’s 11-year old daughter Juliana who came to her rescue. She knew something was wrong with her mom and got her older brother Jacob from his room who called 911.
Silver Cross Emergency Department Re-certified for Pediatric Care
New Lenox, IL (March 25, 2015)—Silver Cross Hospital has been re-certified by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) with having an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) through 2018. This recognition formally identifies Silver Cross as a hospital that provides the necessary resources and capabilities to address the emergency needs of critically ill and injured children.