Advisory Board Gives $50,000 to Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (May 25, 2012)— The Advisory Board recently gave Silver Cross $50,000 to purchase blanket warmer cabinets for patients at the new hospital located at I-355 and Rt. 6 in New Lenox.
Silver Cross Medical Staff Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (May 24, 2012) — Hamdala Abusharif, M.D., board certified pediatrics physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Abusharif attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine in Bay Shore NY. He completed a pediatrics residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. His office is located at 9611 W. 165th Street, Suite 15 in Orland Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 966-4974.
No Pain, No Gain? Not True.
Find the solution to the common causes of chronic pain on June 5 at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (May 23, 2012)— Millions of people live with chronic pain, which can be mild or excruciating, episodic or continuous, merely inconvenient or totally incapacitating. With chronic pain, signals of pain remain active in the nervous system for weeks, months, or even years and can affect a particular body part like the hip, back, or neck, or are experienced as general all-over body pain. But whatever part of you hurts, the pain can be stopped.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in June
New Lenox, IL (May 22, 2012)— Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. The next meeting will be held Wednesday, June 27 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A, Conference Center Room 1, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Safely Celebrate Memorial Day
Joliet, IL (May 22, 2012)— As the Memorial Day holiday approaches we take time to honor the United States service men and women who have served - and are serving - in the armed forces and honor those who have died in past wars. This holiday weekend also is a time when we visit with family and friends to kick-off the start of the summer season. But holidays can pose a safety risk to many. The most dangerous holidays in terms of injuries is the five-day period surrounding Labor Day, followed by Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, and Halloween.