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Is a plant-based diet with no animal products including, meat, fish, dairy, eggs and limited oil best for a healthy ...READ MORE

Feb 05, 2015


Centegra Health System and the American Academy of Pediatrics strongly urge parents to have their children vaccinated against measles, mumps ...READ MORE

Feb 05, 2015

World Cancer Day

The American Institute for Cancer Research offers 10 recommendations for cancer prevention. Researchers believe a third of the most common ...READ MORE

Feb 04, 2015

National Belly Laugh Day

Today is Global Belly Laugh Day. At 1:24 pm smile, throw your arms in the air and let out a ...READ MORE

Jan 24, 2015

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Health system encourages early detection during colorectal cancer awareness month McHENRY — To recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, Centegra ...READ MORE

Feb 24, 2015

Pediatrician brings more than 15 years of experience to team CRYSTAL LAKE – Centegra Physician Care welcomes Dr. Lisa Messinger to ...READ MORE

Feb 23, 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