Stories of Success

Margarita Martin

A Patient's New Life

Margarita Martin was tired of excess weight wreaking havoc on her health and underwent a gastric bypass procedure through Memorial's Bariatric Services Program. Now she participates in 5K fun runs, biathlons and even completed a half marathon.

Read More

Health Programs

Livewell Blog

Expert Advice, Patient Stories & Tips for Healthy Living View Blog
Resources to Quit SmokingWednesday, February 8, 2017
7 Ways to Fuel Your Kid’s BrainTuesday, January 10, 2017
Health Benefits of QuinoaFriday, July 29, 2016
Regular Meals Help Teens SucceedTuesday, March 22, 2016


Memorial’s Festival of Trees Gala Tickets Now on Sale
Memorial’s Festival of Trees Gala, an elegant fundraiser scheduled before the Festival of Trees opening, will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds read more...
Memorial’s Festival of Trees Seeks Volunteers for Holiday Event
Memorial Medical Center Foundation seeks volunteers for the 28th annual Festival of Trees, which will take place Nov. 18-26 in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. read more...
Memorial Medical Center Offers Free Hands-On Healthcare Program
Memorial Medical Center has launched a new program to help students and community members learn more about healthcare careers. read more...
Memorial Health System Earns Quality Excellence Award from Illinois Hospital Association
Memorial Health System received one of the top honors today in a statewide quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) – the fifth quality award that the health system has received from the association in the last five years. read more...
Memorial to Hold Free Webinar on Chemotherapy and the Brain
Memorial Medical Center will host a free webinar on how chemotherapy affects the brain on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation (MCLI), 228 W. Miller St. read more...
See All Stories >