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.

WIFR TV: Mercyhealth Looking for Volunteers

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center-Riverside is looking for hundreds of people who find a passion in helping those who need it most. The new hospital is looking for 200 people to fill volunteer positions at its new ...

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WREX: Mercyhealth Cancer Center Offers Support Group

ROCKFORD  - The Mercyhealth Cancer Center is hosting a monthly support group for people with cancer. It started the support group for people going through treatment for any type of cancer, whether they're Mercyhealth patients or not. Group members are encouraged ...

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WIFR: Mercyhealth Recognizes National Engineers Week

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Mercyhealth is honoring the men and women who dream, invent and build by celebrating National Engineers Week at its new Riverside campus. Engineers play a major role in the new Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center - Riverside design and ...

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Mercyhealth Welcomes New Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner

ROCKFORD, Illinois—Mercyhealth is pleased to welcome Renee Dahm, MSN, ANP-BC to its staff in the Occupational Health and Wellness Department, 2300 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford. Her special interests include: Occupational health, safety and wellness Pre-employment physicals Work-related illnesses, injuries and prevention Renee ...

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How to Eat Healthy without “Dieting”

Eating healthy can be easy, tasty and inexpensive if you stick to some simple guidelines. Who isn’t trying to eat healthy these days? After all, it can help reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and lots of other things you’d rather ...

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Know the Signs: Recognizing a Heart Attack

To find out more about Mercyhealth's Heart and Vascular Services, click here. Don’t wait to get help if you experience any of these heart attack warning signs. Although some heart attacks are sudden and intense, most start slowly, with mild pain ...

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