Health & Fitness
How Regional Experts are Curing 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 even patients themselves. Learn how medical experts in our region play a part in curing care.

Treating Vascular Disease: A Condition That Inhibits Walking

Vascular disease is any condition that affects the network of blood vessels in your body. It’s common in people over age 50, but is treatable thanks to new procedures available at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, in Elgin.






What Merits Medical Attention?

More than 136 million people visit an emergency room each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Discover what health professionals are seeing in the emergency room and find out what they say are valid reasons to visit the ER.






Getting to the Heart of Cardiac Health

Heart disease is still prevalent in our society, but fortunately there are many notable advancements in medicine, nutrition and surgical procedures. Learn how patients are receiving better treatment.






Tips to Lighten Your Mood This Holiday Season

The holiday season ought to be filled with joy, but for many it brings out feelings of depression or isolation. Beat those feelings by being proactive with these tips.