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Silver Cross named Best Hospital in 22nd Century Media’s Southwest Choice Awards

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

New Lenox, IL (April 8, 2016)—Silver Cross Hospital was recently recognized in 22nd Century Media’s first Southwest Choice Awards as the Best Hospital, Best Emergency Room and Best Place to Have a Baby. 

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New Mom Pain-free after Physical Therapy with at RIC at Silver Cross

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital helps eliminate pelvic pain after childbirth 

New Lenox, IL (April 6, 2016) — For 29 year-old Stephanie Fonck, the birth of her daughter Mackenzie brought tears of joy as she entered the world.  Unfortunately, the new mom also endured months of ongoing, sharp pains and swelling due to a fourth-degree tear she suffered during the vaginal birth.  It hurt her to go to the bathroom. Even sitting on a chair became unbearable.  

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Silver Cross Hosts Free Stroke Symposium for Physicians, Nurses & Paramedics

New Lenox, IL (April 4, 2016)—The Silver Cross Neuroscience Institute will host a free symposium on Saturday, May 21 for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, paramedics and allied health professionals who are interested in increasing their knowledge of the management and treatment of acute stroke.  Stroke 2016—A Comprehensive Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach in the Management and Treatment of Stroke will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Tinley Park Convention Center.  Advanced registration is required by May 13.  Register to attend at www.silvercross.org/neuro or by calling 1-888-660-HEAL (4325). 

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Life-Changing Secrets Every Menopausal Women Should Know

Silver Cross will host a free program on Restoring Your Vaginal Youth on April 14 

New Lenox, IL (March 31, 2016)— For two years, New Lenox resident and internal medicine physician, Dr. Diana Jaime, suffered with increasing vaginal discomfort due to dryness. Simply wearing jeans or driving a car for a while would cause her to experience more symptoms.  Dealing with menopause goes beyond hot flashes, it interferes with your activities and family time. For Diana, bike rides and zumba classes were off her to do list.  Her discomfort was due to severe vaginal dryness. She tried water-based lubricants and low dose hormonal creams, but found no relief. Unfortunately, she was not a candidate to take oral hormones since this type of medication caused her blood to clot. After trying what she thought were the only options to get relief for menopausal dryness, she figured she would just have to live with it. Then her life dramatically improved after talking with a girlfriend. Her friend suggested she see Dr. Francisco Garcini who could help her find relief through a new non-surgical procedure called vaginal rejuvenation. 

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Heartburn can cause Esophageal Cancer. Early Detection can Save Lives.

Advanced Endoscopy Center at Silver Cross Hospital hosts free educational program April 21

New Lenox, IL (March 30, 2016) -- Cancer claims the lives of over 580,000 people in the U.S. each year and is the leading cause of death in Will County, Illinois. But what many people are surprised to learn is that every 36 minutes, someone in America dies of esophageal cancer. And that one in five people diagnosed with esophageal cancer only survive five years. This is because the disease is usually discovered at late stages when treatment is rarely successful. The key to surviving esophageal cancer is early detection. 

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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.