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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Spending hours at a desk can lead to awful aches and pains. Consider these five tips from Strelcheck Chiropractic for maintaining a better posture at your desk. ...

Take hope in new technologies, treatments and surgeries that are catching cancer earlier and increasing the odds of survival for those diagnosed with this terrible disease. ...

Maintaining your weight during the holiday season is tough, what with all that rich, heavy food around. Tiffanie Young, of Centegra Health System, offers pointers on how to eat smart and have fun. ...

Meet the two women behind the Pink Ribbon Doll, a product and workshop series meant to raise money for cancer treatment. ...