Women’s Health: Knowing Your Diagnosis is Important

Learn how our region’s hospitals are helping women and their families achieve a better quality of life.

CEO/President Profile: Paula Carynski, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center

Paula Carynski has attained success by raising her hand, confiding in mentors and practicing empathy. Step into her journey from living a modest life in a small town to serving others as the President/CEO of a major Rockford health care provider.

Women’s Health: The Many Ways Your OB/GYN Can Help

Dive into the world of obstetrics and gynecology to learn why it’s important for women to schedule regular checkups.

Surviving Strokes and Brain Aneurysms

Brain emergencies are a big deal. Hear from local residents who are in the midst of recovery journeys, and learn what you need to know about risk factors, symptoms and recovery expectations.

Don’t Be So Afraid of the Word ‘Cancer’

Cancer care is more advanced today than ever before. Patient outcomes look more and more favorable, and the credit goes to a variety of medical professionals and patients themselves. Learn some truths about cancer from medical experts in our region.

What Really Happens in the Emergency Room

From the ordinary and the bizarre to the downright miraculous, the experiences that happen inside the hospital emergency room vary from day to day. See what physicians are really up to inside our local ERs.

Caring for Hearts

Find out how advancements in heart care are helping to save lives.

The Biggest Threats to Women’s Health

Your health isn’t something to ignore. Learn about some key threats to women’s health and how to prevent problematic conditions.

Surgery: Ancient Art, Modern Miracles

Surgery still can be scary for a patient, but with the major advancements that have happened over the past half-century, operations are now safer than ever before.

New Hope for Cancer Patients

Today, a cancer diagnosis holds less cause for fear. Continuous innovation in medicines, procedures and therapies gives fresh hope to patients that lives can be spared and lived to the fullest.