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Silver Cross Offers Childbirth Education Classes in March

Joliet, IL (February 9, 2011)— Silver Cross offers an array of classes to help new parents prepare and expect the best from their birthing experience in the hospital’s beautiful birthing suites. For more information or to register for one or more Childbirth Classes, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).

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Ladies, Take Time for Your Health

Silver Cross physician shares prevention tips for most common diseases in women Feb. 16

Joliet, IL (Feb. 1, 2011)— Every woman deserves to thrive. That means handling stress, getting good health care, and nurturing themselves. “Women need to be in charge of their health: work in partnership with their doctors, educate themselves on health risks, and pay close attention to their bodies,” says Dr. Corinne Nawrocki, family practice physician at Silver Cross Hospital.

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Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in February

Joliet, IL (January 30, 2011)— Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. If you are not sure if you are at risk for heart disease, now is the time to find out with a Baseline Cardiac Risk Assessment held in the LaVerne and Dorothy Brown Cardiovascular Institute at Silver Cross Hospital, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet, Silver Cross Health Center in Homer Glen at 12701 W. 143rd St., and Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. This screening includes measurements of total cholesterol including HDL and LDL levels, blood glucose level, triglyceride level, blood pressure and body fat; 12-lead EKG, health and lifestyle evaluation, and a personal phone consultation with a registered cardiac nurse to review results and answer questions. A 12-hour fast is required. Cost is $40. Individuals who call to schedule a Baseline Cardiovascular Risk Assessment before Feb. 28 will receive a complimentary sample box of chocolates from Dan’s Candies in Joliet. Just mention CHOCOLATE when scheduling your appointment to receive the complimentary box of Dan’s Candies at the time of the appointment. After all, dark chocolate is good for your heart! To schedule, call (815) 740-7076.

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Totten Elected to Silver Cross Board of Directors

Joliet, IL (January 31, 2011)— Mary K. Totten, M.B.A., has been appointed to the Silver Cross Board of Directors.

Totten specializes in governance, education and communication consulting.  For more than 20 years she has been a speaker and consultant to hospitals, health systems and other health organizations on quality, medical staff credentialing, strategic planning, board orientation and evaluation and governance restructuring. 

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Silver Cross Physicians Reach 2,000 Surgery Milestone

Christopher Joyce, M.D., F.A.C.S. and Brian Lahmann M.D., F.A.C.S. , bariatric surgeons with BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, continue to be pioneers in bariatric medicine as they recently achieved the elite milestone of performing over 2,000 weight loss surgeries.

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