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Am I at risk for Osteoporosis?

If you were to look at healthy bones under a microscope, you would see what looks like a honeycomb.  If you were to see bones that are affected with osteoporosis, those holes and spaces of the honeycomb are much larger meaning the bones are far...

I Matter Discounts – The Party Deeva

The Party Deeva herself, Paulette Apostolou, is always ready with a smile and a plan for a great party. Her company, The Party Deeva, has all the right touches you might need to put on a party that will be talked about for decades to...

Diabetes – Understanding this Prevalent Disease

In 2015, 9.4% of Americans had diabetes, making it the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Every year that passes, the number increases by 1.5 million diagnosed cases, according to the American Diabetes Association. To understand how to treat it, we must...

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital

Silver Cross Hospital and US HealthVest held an official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital on Wednesday, October 25. The 100-bed, free-standing psychiatric hospital will expand inpatient and outpatient services for mental health and substance abuse issues in Will and Grundy counties. [caption...

New Surgery Center Comes to Silver Cross

Silver Cross Hospital held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Silver Cross Surgery Center on Tuesday, October 3.  The Silver Cross Surgery Center is a free-standing ambulatory surgery center joint venture between Silver Cross Hospital, independent surgeons and United Surgical Partners...

Silver Cross Senior Advantage Hosts Health Fair Oct. 30

Free Health Screenings, Medicare Advantage Plan Information, Flu Shots and More Silver Cross Senior Advantage will hold a Senior Health Fair on Monday, October 30 from 9 a.m. to Noon in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.  Complimentary valet parking available. Maggie DelReal, Senior Vice President of...