Health & Fitness

The Realities of Stroke Recovery

These days, many stroke survivors make significant recoveries thanks to physical, occupational, speech and alternative therapies. But it’s a long journey. Discover the realities of stroke recovery and learn how you can prevent the worst.

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Javon Bea rose from humble beginnings to achieve a storied career. Last September, the Mercyhealth Board of Directors recognized his success by naming Mercyhealth’s Rockford Campuses Javon Bea Hospital and Physician Clinic-Riverside and Javon Bea Hospital and Physician Clinic-Rockton. (Mercyhealth photo)

CEO Profile: Javon Bea, Mercyhealth

Javon Bea rose from humble beginnings to achieve a storied career. Discover his path to becoming President/CEO of Mercyhealth and what it’s taken to rise to the top.

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2019 Annual Healthcare Guide

Looking for a certain kind of hospital, specialty clinic, or expert physician within our region? Find what you’re looking for in the region’s most comprehensive guide to health care services.

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The main gym at Peak Sports Club, in Loves Park, Ill., features numerous pieces of equipment for a total body workout. A special PSX training facility specializes in shorter, high-intensity workouts.

Peak Fitness/Sports Club: Stick With Your Workout for a Healthier Life

Staying healthy requires a lifestyle change and not just a quick New Year’s resolution. If you want to maintain a healthy way of life, Peak Fitness is here to help.

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Pediatrics: Helping Your Child Through ‘The Hard Stuff’

Parents know a few things when it comes to their children’s health, but there’s plenty still to learn. Glean tips from local physicians as they cover the basics.

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