Are Headaches Ruining your Life?
Silver Cross will host a free program on treating headaches on Nov. 8
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a headache is a major reason why people miss work or school and visit the doctor. Headaches cost the U.S. billions of dollars a year in direct costs and lost productivity. Without proper treatment, headaches can be severe and interfere with daily activities. Silver Cross Hospital offers tips to help you find relief from painful headaches.
Shayan Rayani, MD, joins University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital
Shayan Rayani, MD, a medical oncologist, has joined the cancer care team at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL. While Dr. Rayani will be available to see all cancer patients, he has a special interest in cancers of the digestive system, including esophageal, pancreatic, liver, stomach, colon and rectal cancers.
Silver Cross & Heartland Education and Research Foundation to Host Free Symposium for Physicians, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals
Heartland Education and Research Foundation will host their 17th annual Cardiovascular Symposium on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses who are interested in increasing their knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The free educational event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Advanced registration is required by Oct. 10, 2016 at www.silvercross.org.
Get Rid of Gall Stones with Robotic Surgery
Silver Cross offers free program about treating gallbladder disease on October 4
(September 28, 2016) — Are you one of the millions of Americans who live with gallbladder disease? The two major conditions that comprise gallbladder disease are gallstones and cholecystitis. If you suffer from either of these conditions, it’s important to know that these illnesses are risk factors for gallbladder cancer and bile duct cancer. The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital is hosting a free lecture on Gallbladder Disease that will educate residents on how to treat this condition.
Shorewood Woman Walks Stronger and Safer Thanks to Screening at Silver Cross
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross offers Free Fall & Balance Screenings in October
(September 26, 2016)—Carolyn Larkin had difficulty balancing after having a cochlear implant inserted to help her hear. Her situation became worse as she struggled to walk a straight line due to her weak ankles as a result of not getting physical therapy after her bunion surgery.