See what it is about this dynamic, small-city health system that makes it a top choice for the Dixon area, and a destination for the next generation of rural-health specialists. ...

Mercy Hospital in Janesville hasn't always had the state-of-the-art trauma services that now help a million people every year. Learn how this award-winning hospital reinvented itself. ...

Plastic surgery can help a person to look and feel better, but, like any operation, it shouldn't be taken lightly. NWQ speaks with three local experts on what you should know before you go. ...

Meet a Rockton-area cardiologist who's part of a growing team of specialists in cardiac and women's care. ...

Meet the experienced optometry team now working under one roof at Primary Eye Care Centers, Rockford. ...

The long, arduous process of becoming a doctor is easier said than done. Meet a student completing medical school, and learn what challenges still lay ahead. ...

Meet Dr. Yonghua "Michael" Zhang, Neurologist, a neurologist at Illinois Neurological Institute, in Rockford, Ill. Special Advertising Section ...

Cancer treatment is advancing rapidly, and FHN is keeping pace, by expanding the footprint of its cancer treatment center and introducing the latest in treatment technology equipment. ...

More than 5 million Americans are afflicted with Alzheimer's disease, which causes about 70 percent of dementia cases. Learn about progressive local facilities that make life more enjoyable for these patients, by looking at life from their point of view. ...