Stay Healthy Blog

Stay Healthy with Mercyhealth, offers everyday tips, practical strategies and perspectives for your health and wellness, as well as timely discussion from a variety of doctors, specialists and experts. Our blogs covers a variety of topics intended to help our patients make healthy decisions in their everyday life while also informing members of the Mercyhealth community of changes occurring throughout our organization.

We cover topics ranging from different areas of the news, to healthy recipes that you can use at home. At Mercyhealth we believe that a lifestyle does not end when you leave the doctor’s office, and that’s why we work to make sure you have the knowledge to live the healthiest life possible.

WTVO/Eyewiteness News: Mercyhealth Garden Gala 2017

WTVO/Eyewiteness News, ROCKFORD -- Rockford residents put on their most elegant outfits to attend Mercyhealth's Garden Gala on September 30. All proceeds benefit Mercyhealth's new Women's and Children' Hospital in Riverside for its rooftop garden. Dr. John Dorsey, Mercyhealth Medical Director ...

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The Gazette: Dry Needling Becomes Popular Method for Treating Pain

JANESVILLE, WI -- Dry needling is not acupuncture. Many patients approach dry needling with the misconception that the two are the same, said Jenny Nettesheim, physical therapist at Mercyhealth Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in Janesville. Nettesheim wants to change that. Dry needling ...

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Breast Cancer: Risks and Warning Signs

Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. The two main factors that influence your breast cancer risk are being a woman and getting older. Other risk factors include: Changes in breast cancer-related genes ...

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