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Birth: The Enduring Miracle of Life

Successfully delivering a newborn takes a lot of patience and care. Meet some of the passionate health professionals who share the excitement of birth with new mothers and fathers.

Leo Lin works in a lab at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford.
College of Medicine Teaches for Today, Tomorrow

Rockford’s medical school is far more than a place where future doctors prepare for their careers. It’s also an impressive center of excellence for cutting-edge research. See inside this unique program.

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What to Know About Infectious Disease

Ebola, MRSA, HIV and rabies are just a few examples of these microbial infestations. Learn how to protect yourself from harm, and how our area hospitals keep patients healthy and well-informed.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) staff members work with University of Wisconsin staff members to provide 24/7 care to FHN’s ICU patients. The UW uses new technologies to conduct electronic patient monitoring.
FHN Leads the Way in Patient Safety

FHN prides itself on providing quality care for all patients. Discover how cutting-edge technology and specialized staff create a healthy hospital environment.

Modern technologies help Dr. Leela Narra, of Rockford Health Physicians, to diagnose irregularities in the heart, such as atrial fibrilation.
What You Should Know About Heart Disease

It’s the No. 1 killer of both men and women, and it can begin in many different ways. Here are some of the basics to diagnosing and preventing heart disease.