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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Rockford Register Star: Rockton Teacher; ALS Trailblazer Dies

ROCKTON — Kris Grahnke always put his students first. He taught special education at Whitman Post Elementary School from 2014 to 2016 as he battled Lou Gehrig’s disease — formally known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. He received the diagnosis in spring ...

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WREX TV: Mercyhealth Hosts Children Safety Event

Making safety a little more fun for area Rockford kids! Mercyhealth hosted its fourth annual Child and Safety Station event July 22. The first 100 kids got free helmets. To watch the video segment, CLICK HERE.

WTVO Made in the Stateline: Javon Bea’s Rise

Originally published on July 21, 2017 on WTVO Stateline News, Rockford. This week's feature doesn't focus on a Rockford company, but the man behind one. The story behind Javon Bea's rise from poverty to CEO of a major health system. To watch ...

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