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.

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.

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.

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.

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.