Proactive measures and cutting-edge treatments go a long way toward preventing injuries in active adults and young athletes. Here’s where to focus first. ...

Fireplaces aren’t what they once were, and that’s a good thing for today’s homeowner. Better models and new heating methods can heat frigid rooms better than ever before. ...

What’s the big difference between a dermatologist and a plastic surgeon? When they work as a team they can keep people looking and feeling their best. ...

Every mother wants what’s best for her baby, from conception to infancy, and thanks to advancements in our region, mothers have more control over their care than ever before. ...

Cardiology has come a long way over the past two decades, and today’s standards of care are proof-positive. Discover how stenting, ultrasound, minimally invasive surgery, and good old-fashioned prevention strategies are changing the game. ...

Homegrown Doc If there was someone in Rockford with big shoes to fill, it would be Dr. Ian Behr. Yet, the 39-year-old native has no trouble following in the footsteps of his accomplished family members. In fact, the endocrine surgeon at OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center is scheduled to speak this June at the World Congress on Thyroid Cancer ...

It may feel like surgery is the only way to fix that aching joint, yet there are many solutions before a person heads to the operating room. Discover a few ways to relieve pain, retrain joints and return to an active lifestyle that's free from pain. ...

Can you identify what a nephrologist, an endocrinologist and an otolaryngologist do? These are just a few of the specialists you might meet when your health demands some extra attention. ...

Though they're perhaps less likely to engage in annual checkups, men can reap many advantages when staying ahead of diseases. Local physicians share a few. ...

Founder Kim MacCloskey has built his practice upon honesty and genuineness, but that's only part of the story behind his quarter-century of success. ...