WIFR: Obesity Numbers on the Rise in Rockford

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A recent study shows that more than half of the population in the United States will suffer from obesity in the next ten years. But Rockford facilities want to make the Forest City doesn't become another statistic ...

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WIFR: Pink Heals Visits Cancer Patients at Mercyhealth

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The Winnebago County Pink Heals chapter brought smiles and support to Mercyhealth patients Wednesday morning. Volunteers handed out gifts and shared words of encouragement in hopes of spreading some holiday cheer to those who need it most. Chad Hargraves, ...

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RRSTAR: Mercyhealth dresses newborns in tiny turkey hats

ROCKFORD — Nurses dressed up newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Javon Bean Hospital-Riverside Wednesday in knitted turkey hats. The 54 handmade gifts were made possible by a friend of the Mercyhealth NICU Family Advisory Council. The hospital’s 52-bed ...

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WIFR TV: Mercyhealth dresses up NICU babies for Thanksgiving

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Feast your eyes on this! Some special patients gobbled up the love Wednesday at the Javon Bea Hospital - Riverside campus. Butterballs got dressed up in their knitted turkey hats courtesy of the Mercyhealth Development Foundation and Rockford ...

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