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A hernia occurs when an organ or fatty tissue squeezes through a weak spot in a surrounding muscle or connective tissue called fascia. The most common types of hernia are inguinal (inner groin), incisional (resulting from an incision), femoral (outer groin), umbilical (belly button), and hiatal (upper stomach). Dr. Sharfi Sarker, MD, with Centegra Health System, discusses the common occurrences of hernias, the symptoms and the ways to treat them.
For more information on Centegra Health System, please visit https://centegra.org/.

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A hernia occurs when an organ or fatty tissue squeezes through a weak spot in a surrounding muscle or connective tissue called fascia. The m [...] Watch Video
Airman first class Ellie Lapi of Carpentersville surprises her sisters at school during an emotional reunion at Harry D. Jacobs High School on Monday, Feb. 26 in Algonquin. Ellie Lapi is on a midtour leave from her station in South Korea and surprised her sisters during a lunch period at the school.

Lapi reunion surprise

Airman first class Ellie Lapi of Carpentersville surprises her sisters at school during an emotional reunion at Harry D. Jacobs High School [...] Watch Video
Chainsaw artist Scott Cochrane creates a carving at Main Beach in Crystal Lake.

Chainsaw art

Chainsaw artist Scott Cochrane creates a carving at Main Beach in Crystal Lake. Watch Video
Manusos Contracting owner Joe McKeown of Johnsburg describes the A Soldier's Journey Home build project for veteran Tony Chobanov and his Family.

A Soldier's Journey Home Build

Manusos Contracting owner Joe McKeown of Johnsburg describes the A Soldier's Journey Home build project for veteran Tony Chobanov and his Fa [...] Watch Video

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