.

Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in July

Silver Cross offers free blood pressure checks daily from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St., Homer Glen. Walk-ins welcomed. For more information, call (708) 364-6337.

 

Silver Cross will also offer free blood pressure screenings at the New Lenox French Market Saturday July 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the New Lenox Village Commons, 1 Veteran’s Park Way.  No appointment required.

 

Calcium Artery Scoring  

Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox and the Silver Cross Health Center—Homer Glen offers a quick and painless test using a high speed CT scanner that can measure calcium deposits in the coronary arteries to determine your risk of having a heart attack. Calcium artery scoring is ideal for men over age 45 and women over age 55 who smoke, have high blood pressure, high cholesterol or a family history of premature coronary artery disease. This scan is available for $200.  Call (815) 300-7076 for an appointment.

 Incontinence Risk AssessmentBladder control issues are not a normal part of aging and they are not something women should have to live with.  Take control of your pelvic health by completing a Sliver Cross Hospital’s short quiz at www.silvercross.org to find out if it is time you reached out for help. 

 

School, Sports & Camp Physicals

Dr. Thomas Lee, family practice physician with Primary Care Professionals at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, will offer discounted school, sport, and camp physicals for students age 6 years and older through Sept. 30, 2013.  Cost is $45 includes and includes a physical examination and completion of required forms.  Immunizations, if required, are an additional fee.  Cash, check, or credit/debit card accepted at time of appointment—insurance will not be billed. Call (815) 300-1450 to schedule an appointment.  Evening and weekend hours available.

 

Scoliosis Screenings

Dr. Anthony Rinella, spine surgeon, will offer free scoliosis screenings Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 West 143rd St., Homer Glen. To register, call (877) 694-7722. The screenings are free and available for children and adults.

 

Sleep Disorders Assessment

Having trouble sleeping?  Silver Cross Sleep Disorders Center now offers a free online risk assessment at www.silvercross.org/sleepdisorderscenter.

 

Stroke Risk Assessment

Each year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke. That means on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Find out if you are at risk and what you can do to prevent a stroke from occurring by taking the Silver Cross Neuroscience Institute’s free stroke risk assessment at www.silvercross.org/neuro.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something