3/01/17

Dr. Brasch found more than a country, she found a home

When Andrea Brasch, MD, celebrated her United States citizenship, she again realized people provide the most meaning to life.

2/15/17

Patients get much-needed heart care after donation

Carle doctors and administrators pool their money to purchase medical equipment to serve more people in the community.

1/20/17

Climbing high again after aggressive blood clot treatment

After surgery to remove life-threatening clots, an Oreana retiree is back doing what he loves—rock climbing and riding his bike. 

12/22/16

Stroke, heart attack rates increase in younger people

A new study shows more people ages 35 to 55 having significant health problems. Experts: Make changes now to reduce risk.

12/07/16

Retired professor's heart ready for more treasure hunts

Highly trained specialists use high-tech equipment to get the heart back in rhythm.

11/24/16

Giving thanks for every heart beat

Recently retired Carle Nurse Practitioner who had her heart stop on the operating table credits quick work by friends and hospital staff for saving her life.

10/21/16

Area man stays active, pays it forward while waiting for a new heart

At age 47, retired police officer and military veteran thrives thanks to high-tech heart pump.

10/13/16

Farmer faithfully ensures his donor heart is in top form

Danville man’s regular check-ups will help him do what he loves—farming and helping others.

9/28/16

Retired officer rehabs his way back from ‘widow maker’

Coles County-based cardiologist helps 65-year-old recover after quick action saved his life.

9/07/16

Unique procedure gives pacemaker patients options

Less-invasive steps remove old pacemaker wires, allowing patients longer, higher-quality lives.