Health & Fitness

Strokes Can Happen to Anyone


Erin Gianaras had an ischemic stroke when she was only 27 years old. Her powerful story brings awareness to stroke risk factors, symptoms and recovery expectations.

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Find a “New You” This Summer

Instead of making excuses as to why you’re unsatisfied with your appearance, how about embracing a new, more confident version of yourself? Meet some of our region’s providers who can help you to reach your goals.






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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.






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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.






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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.






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