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GPS Technology helps Diagnose Lung Cancer

[caption id="attachment_6988" align="alignright" width="261"] Dr. Kris McDonough is the first physician in the area to offer a new procedure to better locate lung cancer in hard to reach areas without surgery.[/caption] Silver Cross is the only hospital in Will and Grundy counties to offer a new...

Shopping til she Drops after losing 90 lbs

[caption id="attachment_6980" align="alignright" width="199"] Edna Lopez lost 90 lbs with Lap-Band Surgery at Silver Cross[/caption] VIDEO:  Edna's incredible weight loss story For many women shopping at the mall is a fun activity, but for 45-year-old Edna Lopez, the idea filled her with anxiety. “When I weighed over...

Resolve to Live Healthier in the New Year

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...

Judy’s Husband was Having a Stroke

[caption id="attachment_6949" align="alignright" width="300"] Judy and Wayne Waddell can enjoy the holidays because he was in the right place when he suffered a stroke earlier this year.[/caption] Wayne Waddell was getting ready to go home from the hospital when he suffered a stroke on May 29,...

Tips to Avoid a Christmas Tree Fire

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. Carefully decorating Christmas trees can keep your home and loved ones safe. In fact, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warns...

Childerguild Raises over $186,000 for Silver Cross at Ball

[caption id="attachment_6934" align="alignright" width="300"] Childerguild Members[/caption] Over 480 friends of Silver Cross Hospital attended the 86th Annual Childerguild Ball November 22 at the Odyssey Country Club and enjoyed wonderful food and dancing. The premier event of the holiday season raised over $186,000 which will be used...