WIFR: Mercyhealth Starts Kangaroo-A-Thon in NICU

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A Kangaroo-a-thon is underway in Rockford. Mercyhealth's neonatal intensive care unit is keeping track of the hours parents spend holding their baby for two weeks. Kangaroo care is a form of holding a baby on a parent's ...

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Reader’s Digest: 10 Home Remedies for Diarrhea

During an episode of diarrhea, your body is losing vitamins and minerals. “Zinc supplementation may play a crucial role in treating and preventing acute diarrhea, particularly in children,” says Viquar Mundozie, MD, FAAFP, family physician at Mercyhealth Harvard Clinic-South. Foods ...

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Gazette: Mercyhealth Plans Volunteer Meet-and-Greet

JANESVILLE Mercyhealth will hold a volunteer meet-and-greet event for high school students at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, April 30 and May 2, at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center, 1000 Mineral Point Ave. Students interested in volunteering in the medical field are ...

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RRSTAR: Rockford Health Care Facilities Remove Visitor Restrictions

ROCKFORD — Local health care facilities recently removed visitor restrictions and the masking requirements of unvaccinated health care staff, in cooperation with the Winnebago County Health Department, removed the restrictions. With decreasing influenza activity in the Rock River Region, OSF HealthCare ...

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WREX: Local Health Care Facilities Remove Visitor Age Restrictions

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Flu cases are dropping and that means local healthcare facilities are easing up on visitor restrictions. In cooperation with the Winnebago County Health Department, the following facilities have removed visitor restrictions and the masking requirements of unvaccinated healthcare ...

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