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Come to the Senior Advantage Health Fair Nov. 29

Silver Cross Senior Advantage will hold a Senior Health Fair on Tuesday, November 29 from 7  to 11 a.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.  Complimentary valet parking available. Maggie DelReal, Senior Vice President of United Healthcare, will present a...

First MAKO Robotic-arm Knee Surgery Performed on Mokena Woman

[caption id="attachment_23271" align="alignright" width="302"] Pictured with Tom Antkowiak, M.D., is Mokena resident Hope Marsden, who is now pain free after having partial knee replacement robotic surgery using the new Mako™ System at The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital.[/caption] Hope Marsden suffered from...

Are Headaches Ruining your Life?

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a headache is a major reason why people miss work or school and visit the doctor. Headaches cost the U.S. billions of dollars a year in direct costs and lost productivity. Without proper treatment, headaches...

Diagnosing & Dealing with Depression

Depression is no mere slump in mood. Unlike “the blues,” which tends to clear up in a few days, depression frequently is both prolonged and recurring. It can’t be ignored, and it can’t be joked or whistled away. Sufferers of depression are likely to experience: Prolonged loss...