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Menopause: Is the Change Near?

Submitted by Anadavally Pillai, MD Family Practice Physician Simply put, menopause is the transition to the time when women no longer experience menstrual flow and can no longer become pregnant. Symptoms usually begin about two years before menstruation ceases (called peri-menopause) and continue 1 to 3 years...

10 Colonoscopy Myths Busted

There is nothing glamorous about having a colonoscopy. But the fact is it could save your life! A screening colonoscopy is the preferred way to detect colorectal cancer early and treat it effectively, but misconceptions continually prevent people from scheduling this painless procedure. So, Silver...

Sinus Problem Solutions

Each year, millions of Americans suffer from severe sinus infections with painful symptoms of nasal congestion, facial pressure, and headaches. Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox is offering a free program that will inform area residents about the causes and treatments for sinus pressure. Sinuses are...

I Matter: Dairy Queen Blizzards

We've had our fair share of blizzards this winter but nothing beats the one that can be found at the Joliet Dairy Queens!  So pull out your I Matter card and head on over for this special BOGO deal! Buy One Blizzard & Get Second for...