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.

Good Medicine for the Community & Economy

In 2010, the UIC College of Pharmacy expanded to Rockford, where nurse and physician training colleges were already in place. Find out why it’s already ranked among the top pharmacy schools in the nation.

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.

Rockford’s Midtown Rising

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.

Just Breathe: Advancing New Treatments for Lung Disease

With tens of millions of Americans suffering from cancer and other diseases to our airways, it’s essential to be aware of the causes and methods of prevention through common-sense lifestyle choices.