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.
The Midtown District of Rockford is experiencing a rebirth as developers rescue its lovely old buildings from years of disrepair. Paul Anthony Arco leads a tour of this neighborhood where a new community is thriving.
With only a year under his belt as regional dean of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, Dr. Alex Stagnaro has been busy making a difference.
There’s plenty we can do to help our bodies feel their best at any age. Here are a few helpful hints from our area physicians.
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.
This is how a neighborhood is restored to better health. Since 2000, this hospital’s foundation has invested more than $4.6 million to improve its surrounding blocks. See what happens when people do well by doing good.
Men are faced with the possibility of several life-threatening diseases, but luckily, some of the right preventive measures can help to reduce their chances. Learn about some of the dangers and preventive steps that older men can take.
The realities of a cancer diagnosis are still present, but treatment options are advancing rapidly. Learn some of the incredible new technologies and methods that make cancer treatment safer than ever before.
Surgery has changed vastly since those first operations in the Stone Age and ancient China. Learn some of the latest updates and techniques that help general surgeons to provide surprisingly simple, less-invasive surgical procedures.