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OSF HealthCare - Archive (Rockford)

2024
February
21,
2024
| 13:25 PM America/Chicago
Following the death of country music superstar Toby Keith, we take a closer look at stomach cancer. Plus, the effects of staying active on a cancer journey.
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February
21,
2024
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
Heart Valve Disease is a growing problem among older adults. It can happen to anyone and the risk increases as you age, but it's problem that's treatable. 
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February
15,
2024
| 16:09 PM America/Chicago
Bronny James is back on the basketball court after experiencing a congenital heart defect, a condition that many times develops in pregnancy and goes undetected. 
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February
06,
2024
| 09:12 AM America/Chicago
Country star Toby Keith is one of about 26,000 people diagnosed every year with stomach cancer. Experts say if you notice anything out of the ordinary, let your doctor know right away. 
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January
31,
2024
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
The key to fighting lung cancer is finding it early. And thanks to an advanced procedure, doctors are finding the smallest lung masses which is leading to quicker treatment. 
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January
23,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
While it has many potential benefits, experts are clear that bone broth is not a meal by itself. 
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January
22,
2024
| 15:42 PM America/Chicago
For the first time, the American Cancer Society is reporting that colon and rectal cancers have come leading causes of cancer death in younger adults, just another example of an alarming trend. 
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January
12,
2024
| 09:55 AM America/Chicago
OSF OnCall is bringing its Digital Hospital to OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, allowing patients who qualify to receive hospital-level care at home.
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January
08,
2024
| 14:28 PM America/Chicago
Take time to prepare for that first major snow event of the season and avoid a potential trip to the hospital. 
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January
03,
2024
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
Dietitians recommend being smart when making resolutions pertaining to weight loss this year. 
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2023
December
14,
2023
| 14:50 PM America/Chicago
Linda Norcross had never experienced a major health problem in her life until an abdominal aortic aneurysm changed that. 
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November
22,
2023
| 10:47 AM America/Chicago
Hospitals around the country learned during COVID the importance of telehealth medicine. Now, it's being offered to nursing students as part of their studies. 
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November
16,
2023
| 16:44 PM America/Chicago
With Thanksgiving and other celebrations fast approaching, holiday eating will be in overdrive. That's why it's important to play it safe when it comes to preparing your snacks and meals. 
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November
09,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
When you're feeling sick, it's understandable to want a prescription from your doctor. But an infection doesn't always respond to treatment due to antibiotic resistance. 
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November
07,
2023
| 08:23 AM America/Chicago
Paving the way for the future of health care workers, OSF HealthCare is pleased to announce a 42% increase in enrollment in the fall 2023 semester in the OSF colleges of nursing. Most of the enrollment has been into the graduate program, with approxi...
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October
18,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
Best known as the “kissing disease,” mononucleosis is a viral illness that is spread through another person's infected saliva. Common symptoms include sore throat, headache and fatigue. 
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September
28,
2023
| 12:13 PM America/Chicago
Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that impacts mostly young children, but anyone can get it. 
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September
14,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
Atrial fibrillation also known as Afib, the most common type of heart arrhythmia. More than 12 million people could have Afib by 2030. 
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September
07,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
A kidney infection occurs when bacteria gets into one or both of the kidneys. Symptoms include chills, fever and dull back pain. 
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August
23,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
Sugar substitutes may sound like a fine idea, but they won't help when it comes to weight loss, according to a recent review by the World Health Organization. 
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August
17,
2023
| 09:16 AM America/Chicago
Back pain is no joke. It could be a minor tweak or can be a chronic problem that calls for physical therapy. Regardless of the severity, there are ways to treat that nagging pain. 
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August
03,
2023
| 11:07 AM America/Chicago
Drinking water is good, unless you consume too much. Our kidneys can only handle up to one liter of water an hour and anything over that can lead to vomiting, confusion or worse. 
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July
27,
2023
| 14:43 PM America/Chicago
It's time to get out and enjoy the sun, but men need to be especially careful due to a greater risk of developing melanoma. 
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July
20,
2023
| 15:02 PM America/Chicago
Who doesn't love a slice of pizza or a tasty cheeseburger from time to time? According to one study, 1 in 8 people between 50-80 have an unhealthy addiction to junk food and that's not good. 
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July
06,
2023
| 10:57 AM America/Chicago
Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that will impact 35,000 people this year. While incurable, people like famed journalist Tom Brokaw are living longer with this cancer thanks to medical advances. ...
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June
29,
2023
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
Blood clots are no joke. If not dealt with appropriately they can cause many problems, even death.  Former NFL player Deion Sanders recently underwent surgery to remove clots to both legs. 
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June
22,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
If you're ever felt a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot it might be plantar fasciitis, a common injury that affects one in 10 people. Self treatment can help and so can physical therapy. 
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June
05,
2023
| 12:34 PM America/Chicago
Summer is a great time to start a walking program. Walking provides many health benefits and isn't a taxing workout.
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May
03,
2023
| 11:25 AM America/Chicago
Pancreatic cancer is not a common cancer, but there have been a few celebrities over the years who've died from the disease. The latest is TV host Jerry Springer who died at the age of 79. 
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April
28,
2023
| 09:46 AM America/Chicago
Mark Pohl thought he might not live to see his grandchildren grow up. But thanks to his medical team at OSF HealthCare and life-saving technology, the Navy veteran has a new lease on life. 
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