Silver Cross Hospital

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The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission has allocated $5,000 worth of scholarships to the Joliet Area Coalition of Black Trade Unionists organization. Five $1,000 scholarships were given to Christopher Alton Jarrett (University of Charleston, West Virginia), Eddie Blakney (University of St. Francis), Deja Portis (Howard University), Jeffery Humphrey (Illinois State University) and Dyamond Parker (Ball State University) at a banquet held on March 18. 

Northwestern Medicine Neuro Team Performing Advanced Cranial Procedures at Silver Cross Hospital

Last summer, Sue (who wishes to remain anonymous) experienced numbness on the right side of her face that lasted for over 10 minutes.  She knew something wasn’t right and headed to the Silver Cross Emergency Department.  She was diagnosed with a seizure and started on medication immediately. 

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital Offering Free Heel & Foot Pain Screenings in May

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, nearly 2 million people are treated for plantar fasciitis every year. If you suffer from chronic foot pain, find relief at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital. Free heel and foot pain screenings will occur on Wednesday, May 3, from 1 to 4 p.m., and Thursday, May 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Silver Cross Professional Building at 250 E. Maple Street in New Lenox. 

Students Shadow Silver Cross Nurses and Clinical Staff

Recently, 14 Joliet Township Central and West High School students took a break from class and came to Silver Cross Hospital for real-life lessons on April 4 and 11.  The free program offered a valuable experience and unique opportunity for sophomores enrolled in an advisory class, allowing them real insight into medical careers.  

University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross offers free lecture on May 16

According to a study by the American Cancer Society and National Cancer Institute, colorectal cancer has risen steadily among young and middle-aged U.S. adults. The findings come as an overall decline in new cases of colon or rectal cancer have declined among people older than 50, who were believed to be most at risk of the disease and therefore most likely to be screened via a colonoscopy. However, the current data shows colon and rectal cancer diagnoses among patients in their 20s increased annually by 2.4 percent and 1 percent for those in their 30s. If you are at risk for colorectal cancer, The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free lecture for you to learn how to prevent the deadly disease.

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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.