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The terms “colon cancer” and “colorectal cancer” describe cancers of the colon and rectum. Colon cancer usually begins as a ...READ MORE

Apr 23, 2015

Cancer staging describes the severity of a person’s cancer. Doctors use cancer staging to plan the appropriate treatment and determine ...READ MORE

Apr 23, 2015

Alcohol use disorder, or AUD, is a growing problem in the United States. According to the National Institute on Alcohol ...READ MORE

Apr 17, 2015


What’s the smartest thing to do if you’re having chest pain or other heart attack symptoms such as shortness of ...READ MORE

Apr 14, 2015

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Audrey Ballard Nursing Scholarship provides funding for tuition, fees, books McHENRY — The Centegra Health System Auxiliary invites individuals who have ...READ MORE

Apr 24, 2015

Centegra Health System will offer free screenings for oral, head and neck cancer from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April ...READ MORE

Mar 27, 2015



Health Today


When stroke strikes, the first need is for speed. Fast action can save brain tissue, reduce disability and enhance  recovery. As ...READ MORE

Jun 05, 2014

heart image

When you’re a little hazy about how many heart procedures you’ve had, you’ve probably had a lot. Just ask Douglas ...READ MORE

Apr 17, 2014

heart month

On Oct. 4, the milestone 1,000th cardiac surgery was performed at Centegra Hospital–McHenry. The cardiac surgery team, led by Thomas ...READ MORE

Feb 03, 2014

hip replacement

Is it possible to take a surgery that’s already remarkably effective, even life changing, and improve on it? Absolutely. Case ...READ MORE

Jan 20, 2014