New GPS Technology Helps Diagnose Lung Cancer at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (Dec. 30, 2014)—Silver Cross is the only hospital in Will and Grundy counties to offer a new procedure that allows pulmonologists to better locate and test small, hard to reach abnormalities in the lungs, called nodules, without surgery. These nodules can be cancerous and if found early, can be successfully removed or treated.
Resolve to Live Healthier in the New Year
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips to Create a Healthier Life
New Lenox, IL (December 29, 2014) — As we countdown to the New Year, making resolutions are a big part of the holiday for many. So why not choose to make 2015 a healthier year? According to the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you can create a healthier life for you and your family in the New Year by following the following tips:
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides Quality of Life grant to Warren-Sharpe Community Center
New Lenox, IL (Dec. 22, 2014)—The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission awarded the Warren-Sharpe Community Center of Joliet with a $15,000 grant to help fund their Quality of Life programs.
Silver Cross Encore Shop Holds Antique & Collectible Sale Jan. 6
New Lenox, IL (Dec. 18, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop—the Encore Shop, will hold its annual Antique and Collectibles Sale Tuesday, Jan. 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Encore Shop is located in the Hershman Building, 1301 Copperfield Ave., Joliet—on the former Silver Cross Hospital campus. Some of the items that will be available to purchase at the Antique and Collectibles Sale include dolls, tea pots, china, tools, penguin collection, silver pieces, crystal, books, retro clothing and furs, quilts and linens. All proceeds benefit Silver Cross Hospital, a not-for-profit health care provider.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (December 17, 2014) — Sudarsana Chakrabarti, MD., board certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Chakrabarti completed an internal medicine residency at Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago; and a heart failure and cardiac transplantation fellowship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. Her office is located with Suburban Wellness, S.C., 396 Remington Blvd., Ste. 360, Bolingbrook. To schedule an appointment, call (630) 460-2136.