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Silver Cross Hospital Welcomes 1st Baby of 2016

New Lenox, IL (Jan. 1, 2016)—Silver Cross Hospital welcomed the first baby of the new year on Jan. 1, 2016 at 4:35 a.m.  Dr. John Bush, obstetrician/gynecologist, delivered the baby girl to Rebecca Kustra of Lockport.  Lily Grace weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces and measured 19 ½ inches at birth.  This is Kustra’s third child. Lily Grace has a 6-year-old brother and 4-year-old sister.

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Weight Loss Surgery a Walk in the Park for Morris Mom

BMI Surgery at Silver Cross helps woman lost over 130 pounds with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

When 278 pound Kristi Savoree would play at the park with her 2 ½ year old daughter, Isabella, her back, knee and feet pain made it difficult to play beside the active toddler. “I’m so amazed at all the energy I have now that allows me to keep up with my daughter,” exclaims Kristi. “I can chase her around the park, play on the swings and bike ride with her for hours – all with no pain in my body.”  Since losing over 137 pounds after having weight loss surgery with BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, Savoree is savoring every day playing with her daughter as she exercises regularly and eats healthier foods.

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Joliet Slammers Donates Funds to Silver Cross Hospital for Lifeline Medical Alert Program

The Joliet Slammers baseball team recently donated $5,000 to the Silver Cross Foundation to be used for the Lifeline Medical Alert Program.  

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Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission receives grant from the Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 R.A.C.E. Foundation

The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission recently received a $5,000 grant from the Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 R.A.C.E. Foundation to support the Reading for Life Literacy Program 

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Silver Cross Hospital Article featured on New England Journal of Medicine’s new online publication

NEJM Catalyst created to drive innovations in healthcare delivery

New Lenox, IL (Dec. 17, 2015)--Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL is the subject of a story (http://catalyst.nejm.org/when-to-choose-a-partnership-over-a-merger-2/) on the home page of the nationally acclaimed New England Journal of Medicine’s new online publication - NEJM Catalyst, which debuted Dec. 11.  

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