Shield Yourself from Skin Cancer
With summer around the corner, it is important to remember to practice proper sun protection and understand the risks of skin cancer - the most common type of cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates more than 2 million new skin cancers will be diagnosed this year alone.
Healthy Men, Healthy Prostate
The prostate is a gland the size of a walnut located between the pubic bone and the rectum in men. The prostate's main job is to make part of the fluid in which sperm travel. The urethra (the tube through which urine leaves the body) runs through the center of the prostate gland. There are many different kinds of prostate problems, and they are common in men age 50 and older.
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.
Sore Shoulders have you immobile? Learn How to Alleviate Pain
Orthopedic Surgeon on Staff at Silver Cross Hosts free program on June 3
New Lenox, IL (May 19, 2014)— Is the pain in your shoulder so intense that simply putting on a shirt is so excruciating? Many people don’t know the cause of their pain, and are unsure what do, so instead they continue to live in constant agony. To find relief, Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free program in June.
Senior Services Center Honors Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission for Contributions
New Lenox, IL (March 20, 2014)— The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding and Dedicated Service from the Senior Services Center of Will County at the Center’s Mardi Gras dinner on March 4 at Harrah’s Joliet Casino. This Certificate honors the $32,000 grant the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission gave to the Senior Services Center to provide additional programs to enhance the lives of area senior citizens.