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AnnaMarie’s husband smoked – until he got Lung Cancer

[caption id="attachment_22700" align="alignright" width="200"] AnnaMarie Prah and her husband Chuck - now cancer-free.[/caption] Chuck Prah smoked most of his life – right up to the day when he had the first of two surgeries to remove the cancer in his lungs. It was on Christmas Eve 2014, during...

Heal your Heart one Beat at a Time

[caption id="attachment_22300" align="alignleft" width="200"] Dr. Joe Stella, cardiologist[/caption] According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every 4 deaths. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free lecture on heart...

Ignoring Severe Heartburn Can Harm Your Health

Millions of Americans with sensitive digestive systems experience heartburn symptoms at least once a week. There are many causes that can activate heartburn including medications, spicy or greasy foods, obesity, and even stress. Being aware of what flares up your heartburn will help you avoid...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Along with 2,000 men and women of all ages wearing a variety of pink apparel, the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health employees and breast cancer patients and their family members participated in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K (3.1. mile)...

Mark your calendar. Silver Crossings Craft Fair Oct. 17

The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons will hold the fourth annual Silver Crossings Vendor/Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 am. to 3 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.  Free valet...

Donate your Kids gently used Books

Print & Share Book Drive flyer With summer coming to an end, the National Hook-up of Black Women/Silver Cross Hospital’s nine Reading Rooms are pretty bare.  To restock the shelves, the two organizations have partnered with the Chicagoland Speedway to hold a Children’s Book Drive September 1...