Silver Cross Offers You’re Raising My Blood Pressure Program
New Lenox, IL (February 6, 2014)— Nearly one in three Americans suffer from high blood pressure and does not know it due to the lack of symptoms. To help understand the causes and complications of hypertension, Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free program, You’re Raising My Blood Pressure! in February.
Learn How to Live Well with Diabetes
Internal Medicine and Geriatrics Physician to Host Program on March 11
New Lenox, IL (February 24, 2014)— If you are one of the over 25.8 million people in the United States that have diabetes, learning to live well with the disease can be a challenge. Diabetes is a silent disease that occurs when there is too much sugar in the bloodstream, and if left untreated can harm your eyes, heart, nerves and kidneys. To avoid such harm to your body, Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free lecture on how to have good health while living with diabetes.
New Silver Cross Portal Gives Patients 24/7 Access to Electronic Health Records
New Lenox, IL (March 4, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital has launched a patient portal. The portal, called MYSilverCross, is a secure website that interfaces with the hospital’s electronic health record and provides patients 24-hour access to the following limited personal health information within 36 hours after discharge.
Learn New Methods to Treat Breast Cancer
Silver Cross Hospital offers free breast cancer lecture on March 25
New Lenox, IL (March 10, 2014) — According to the American Cancer Society, in 2013 an estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer was diagnosed among women, as well as an estimated 62,570 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be diagnosed (CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer). Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free lecture to teach how treatment of the disease has evolved over time.
Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health offers Discounted Mammograms and Massages in May
Moms are busy people. They take care of their family, home and community. Because they matter in the lives of so many, the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health is offering a special gift so that mothers take care of themselves and also enjoy a little relaxation along the way.