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  • “I want to serve in the community.” —Dr. Gadini Delisca
    Rochelle Community Hospital Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Gadini Delisca For Dr. Gadini Delisca, joining the right community was as important as practicing at the right hospital. And for Rochelle Community Hospital, we’re thrilled that he chose our team—and community.  Dr. Delisca comes to RCH via Howard University, Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan. A well-rounded […]
  • The Importance of Preventative Screenings
    It’s understandable in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic the last few months, making an appointment to see your healthcare provider for a preventive screening probably wasn’t one of your top priorities. The thing is, preventative care is tremendously essential to maintain good health. So now that we’ve all had time to adjust to our […]
  • 5 Tips for Staying Healthy in Winter
    When the mercury drops, keep your immunity rising with a few smart, simple strategies. 1) Wash Up – Regular hand washing should be a special focus to keep viruses and bacteria at bay. Wash well (palms, between fingers, under fingernails) before eating, after using the restroom and touching contaminated surfaces like doorknobs or visiting high-risk places […]
  • 7 Secrets to Easy Meal Planning
    Trade the weeknight “what’s for dinner?” dance for an easy-to-follow meal game plan that’s guaranteed to get fresh and delicious dinners on the table for your family every night of the week. While the task may seem daunting, you really only need about 15 minutes at the beginning of the week to set a game […]
  • Get Fit By Walking!
    There’s a lot of research out on the benefits of walking. Here are just a few: Lower your “bad” cholesterol (LDL) Raise your “good” cholesterol (HDL) Lower your blood pressure Reduce your risk or manage type 2 diabetes Manage your weight Improve your mood Stay strong and fit! So what are you waiting for?! Start […]
  • Mood-Busting Foods
    Are you ready to eat your way happy? Here are a few rules to feeding a good mood! Got Dark Chocolate?Many of us run for chocolate when we are stressed or feeling down. The flavor makes us happy while we’re eating it, but it has no long-lasting effects. Not only do we get progressively less […]