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.

Battling Breast Cancer at a Young Age

If you’re a woman, mammogram screenings may just save your life. Learn how Kathleen Lee, a breast cancer patient, took her health into her own hands – and how you can take your own care into yours.

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.

SwedishAmerican: Helping Patients During the Cancer Journey

Discover a Rockford-area facility designed not only for medical care but all of the supportive services help to make cancer treatment easier for patients.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies.

Heart Disease: What Are Your Risks?

Heart disease kills nearly one in three Americans, but many of its causes are easily preventable. Learn how some simple habits can make a big difference.

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.

The New SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center

Familiar, comfortable, and relaxing treatment centers are just the beginning of this revolutionary new medical center in Rockford. Step inside and see the new face of medical excellence.

Surgery’s Evolution, from First Cut to Cutting Edge

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.

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.