The annual celebration of our nation’s birth is quickly approaching, and the Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin is marking the occasion with its annual 4th of July Parade. Sherman Hospital, along with being one of the sponsors of the event, is participating in the parade once again with a float. The theme for this year’s [...]
Early in the month of June, a date is set aside to celebrate the life of cancer survivors worldwide and to show that life after being diagnosed with cancer can be a reality. Sherman Health was proud to host the 14th Annual Cancer Survivors’ Day Celebration earlier in the month. The event has come and [...]
Summer is all about being active outdoors. With all the exercise people get out in the sun, they’re bound to get hungry. So Americans have a natural desire to grill their favorite foods during summer. It’s fun, it can be a social event, and the results are delicious. Without proper safety, however, grilling can be [...]
Sherman Health has added a new category for safety-related blog posts: Safety Tips. Simply sort entries by this category to find advice on how to handle fireworks, head injuries, and sun safety. Look for additional summer-related topics in the near future.
While the story of 7-year-old Morgan McCracken may not be very well known, actress Natasha Richardson’s is a far more familiar cautionary tale. Richardson died shortly after a blow to the head she suffered while skiing. She appeared to be perfectly fine(even refusing emergency attention), but beneath the surface the epidural hematoma she suffered was [...]