A Closer Look at Addiction and Depression

Learn how local hospital professionals are responding to the phenomenon of substance abuse as it relates to mental illness, and how they’re treating depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses with non-pharmacological solutions.

Breakthrough Cardiac Health Care

Thanks to revolutionary technology and innovative procedures, cardiac care has immensely improved in recent years. Learn how local hospitals are leaders when it comes to providing breakthrough cardiac health services.






How to Build a New Hospital (A Growth Story)

Expanding into new markets is no small feat, especially in an industry as competitive and tightly regulated as health care. This is the story of how smart business planning guided the new Centegra Hospital-Huntley.






A Closer Look at Treatment for Mental Illness

Mental illness is curable and treatment goes beyond medication. Discover some of the latest breakthroughs in treatment and how they promise new, effective treatments for mental and behavioral illnesses.






Huntley: The Friendly Village with Country Charm

Among the fastest-growing cities in Illinois for the past 15 years, Huntley continues to build its positive reputation. Explore the village’s prime amenities and quaint character.






Safeguarding Your Children’s Health

Parents have plenty to worry about — sickness, injuries, disease — but thankfully our region’s health systems are an ever-present partner in keeping our youngsters healthy. Discover a few ways our local hospitals are staying engaged.






Five Tips for Staying on a Healthy Track

Getting in shape and staying healthy this winter doesn’t have to be a chore. Lindsay Boeke, at Centegra Health Bridge, in Crystal Lake and Huntley, shares a few easy ideas.






How Kids’ Bad Habits Lead to Health Crises

Those little habits you learn as a kid could come back to bite you as an adult. Learn from these experts why it’s so important to teach kids healthy habits, before they become a statistic.






Specialty Medicine: Treating Those Little Pains That Steal Your Joy

Those little nuisances that we all suffer from — headaches, runny nose, sore joints — may be nothing, or they could be the signals of bigger troubles. Learn about some common pains and how they affect you.






A Closer Look at Preventible Cancers

Thanks to new advances, some forms of cancer are becoming recognized as preventable and curable. Learn about four such forms, and find out how new technologies are helping doctors to diagnose and treat this disease.