Nurses Hold Our Hospitals Together

Nurses provide physical, emotional and sometimes even spiritual care to their patients. Step into the busy, yet rewarding lives of four nurses at our area hospitals.

Dogs with Jobs

Today, more than ever, man’s best friend has become an integral part of our families, jobs and health. Take a look at some of the ways in which we put dogs to work, such as policing, therapy and service.

Area Health Systems Build for the Future

Several projects are underway at our region’s hospitals, with large investments fueling new buildings and renovations. Check in with the CEOs of these medical centers to find out how these projects bolster our regional economy and health care options.

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.

OSF Expands Cancer Care Center

A new ally has stepped up in the fight against cancer. Peek inside OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center’s impressive new facility and see how its concentrated expertise enables better patient care.

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.

Unraveling Neurological Mysteries

Neurological diseases can hit any one at any time, sometimes with little warning. Here’s what you need to know about diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system.

Fighting the Rise in Preventable Cancers

Diagnosing and treating simple forms of cancer is becoming easier than ever, thanks to new advancements. Meet the doctors dedicated to helping patients fight this preventable disease.

Dr. Gordon Kwok Tung Chu, Neurosurgeon

Meet a neurosurgeon whose specialty is spinal disorders and tumor-related operations.