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Trust your gut. Like it did for Rachel Quade, a colonoscopy could save your life.

Trust Your Gut: A Colonoscopy Could Save Your Life

03.20.19

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Illinois - Rachel Quade, a 92 year-old Beecher, Illinois, resident, enjoys good health and an active lifestyle. However, a two-month bout of chronic constipation in early 2018 caused her concern.

She insisted on a colonoscopy.

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Measles Cases On The Rise: What Parents Need To Know

Measles Cases On The Rise: What Parents Need To Know (Infographic)

03.19.19

Measles outbreaks continue to make the news. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently reported a 30% increase of measles cases in 2019, including cases in Illinois and 14 other states.

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Franciscan Health Mooresville has been named the No. 1 hospital in Indiana for medical excellence in joint replacement care.

Franciscan Health's Joint Replacement Program In Mooresville Rated Best In Indiana

03.18.19

MOORESVILLE, Indiana – Franciscan Health Mooresville has been named the No. 1 hospital in Indiana and No. 6 nationally for medical excellence in joint replacement care. The 2019 ratings come from CareChex®, an information service of Quantros, Inc. The hospital earned similar ratings in 2018.

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Maya Harrell tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and injured her meniscus playing basketball.

Girls At Greater Risk For Some Sports Injuries Than Boys

03.18.19

FLOSSMOOR, Illinois - Homewood-Flossmoor High School junior Maya Harrel loves sports and plays basketball, soccer, volleyball and runs track. But she was almost permanently sidelined by a basketball injury her freshman year. 

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New Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Apps Track Irregular Heartbeats

New Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Apps Track Irregular Heartbeats

03.18.19

It's not just for crushing candy, sending GIFs or syncing calendars...your smartphone could monitor your heart – and save your life.

A new generation of apps available on smartphones and activity trackers is making it easier than ever to screen for and monitor atrial fibrillation. AFib is a type of arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) that could increase your risk of stroke. 

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Carrot, Edamame and Brown Rice Skillet

Recipe: Carrot, Edamame And Brown Rice Skillet

03.15.19

Whether it's for a Meatless Monday, a Friday in Lent or just a desire to eat more plant-based meals, adding vegetable-based meals can add a boost of color to your winter dinner table. And even if it's early spring, you can still find colorful options for your dinner plate.

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Franciscan Health Mooresville has been named the No. 1 hospital in Indiana for medical excellence in joint replacement care.
03.18.19

Franciscan Health's Joint Replacement Program In Mooresville Rated Best In Indiana

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Franciscan Health Lafayette East Among Top 5 Percent Of U.S. Hospitals For Clinical Outcomes According To Healthgrades March 14, 2019
03.14.19

Franciscan Health Lafayette East Among Top 5 Percent Of U.S. Hospitals For Clinical Outcomes According To Healthgrades

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Franciscan Health Michigan City Chooses Daisy Award Winner For March 2019
03.14.19

Franciscan Health Michigan City Chooses Daisy Award Winners For March 2019

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Features
Trust your gut. Like it did for Rachel Quade, a colonoscopy could save your life.
03.20.19

Trust Your Gut: A Colonoscopy Could Save Your Life

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Maya Harrell tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and injured her meniscus playing basketball.
03.18.19

Girls At Greater Risk For Some Sports Injuries Than Boys

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Franciscan Health Nurse Tina Scott donated her kidney to Franciscan Health Nurse Cathy Woodard
03.08.19

Ultimate Gift: Franciscan Health Nurse Donates Kidney To Fellow Nurse In Need

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Blogs
Measles Cases On The Rise: What Parents Need To Know
03.19.19

Measles Cases On The Rise: What Parents Need To Know (Infographic)

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New Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Apps Track Irregular Heartbeats
03.18.19

New Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Apps Track Irregular Heartbeats

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Carrot, Edamame and Brown Rice Skillet
03.15.19

Recipe: Carrot, Edamame And Brown Rice Skillet

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