Silver Cross Hospital and the Joliet Noon Lions Club to offer free Diabetes Screenings to Area Residents
New Lenox, IL (March 2, 2016)—In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Walgreens and Joliet Noon Lions Club will offer free screenings to detect diabetes on Tuesday, March 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. outside Silver Cross Hospital’s Season’s Dining Room, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will be offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Test. For more information, call (815) 300-5990.
Dr. Sunitha Avula joins Women’s Primary Health Partners
Internal Medicine physician relocates her practice to Homer Glen
New Lenox, IL (March 1, 2016)—Sunitha Avula, M.D., experienced internal medicine physician, has joined Women’s Primary Health Partners—Drs. Roseann Horan and Marie Veldman. Women’s Primary Health Partners is located in the Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St., Suite 230, Homer Glen. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 301-6702. New patients are welcome. Women’s Primary Health Partners accept most insurance plans and offer evening and Saturday appointments. The practice is solely dedicated to managing the comprehensive healthcare needs of women through all stages of life beginning at age 16.
Poison Prevention Tips Everyone Should Know
Silver Cross Offers Tips to Help Families Know When to Seek Medical Attention
New Lenox, IL (Feb. 25, 2016)— According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) children aren’t the only ones at risk from poisoning. In fact, poisons hurt or kill more adults than children. Silver Cross offers tips to know when to seek medical attention if you have been exposed to a poison.
Innovative Knee Replacement allows Elwood Woman to Walk Pain-free
Silver Cross Hospital hosts free hip and knee arthritis program on March 15
New Lenox, IL (February 24, 2016)— For years Edith Vanderhyden endured severe pain as she struggled to walk from arthritis that was in her right knee. She tried therapy to relieve the pain, but nothing worked.
Weary from Chronic Sinus Infections?
New Lenox, IL (February 16, 2016)-- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year 11.7 million Americans visit their physician offices with a primary diagnosis of chronic sinusitis. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free program that will inform area residents about the causes for chronic sinus infections and treatments for healing sinuses.