Protect Yourself against Colorectal Cancer
Silver Cross Hospital offers free colon cancer lecture and screening on February 25
New Lenox, IL (February 11, 2014) — Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States today and the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the country. Oftentimes colorectal cancer can be detected and prevented if simple steps are followed. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free lecture and screening to teach prevention and detection tips.
Silver Cross Hospital Supports Lincoln-Way Student Intern Program
New Lenox, IL (February 6, 2014) —For eight weeks 19 Lincoln-Way East High School students set aside their text books and came to Silver Cross Hospital for real-life lessons. The free program offers a valuable experience and great opportunity for seniors enrolled in human anatomy and physiology class allowing them real insight into medical careers.
Silver Cross Offers You’re Raising My Blood Pressure Program
New Lenox, IL (February 5, 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!
District #146 Student Artists Donate Artwork to Comfort Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (February 5, 2014)— To comfort sick children, teachers from School District #146 donated several pieces of artwork to Silver Cross Hospital. They were drawn, painted, or computer generated by first through eighth grade student artists from Tinley Park’s Central Middle School and Fulton Elementary School. The theme of the collection included animals and landscapes using various techniques from water color painting to pastel or colored pencil illustration, to computer art. A collection of 20 framed pieces were donated to the Foundation Office at Silver Cross on January 15.
Silver Cross EMS Hosts Free Stroke Conference for Paramedics
New Lenox, IL (Jan. 27, 2014)—The Silver Cross Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System will host a free Stroke Conference Friday, Feb. 21, 2014for paramedics who are interested in increasing their knowledge of neurovascular trauma and stroke. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Advanced registration is required by Feb. 14, 2104. More information is available at www.silvercross.org/neuro or by calling (815) 300-7426.