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SIU Medicine Says 'Thank You' on National Rural Health Day

November 16, 2017

Written by Whitney Zahnd, Senior Research Development Coordinator, Office of Population Science and Policy, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Care Partners, Those Concerned about Alzheimer’s Invited to SIU’s Annual Memory Loss Conference

November 9, 2017

Participants will hear the latest in Alzheimer’s disease research, tips for caregivers at each stage of the disease and recommendations for managing dementia-related behaviors at SIU Medicine’s annual Memory Loss Conference for family, friends, care partners and persons with dementia.

Frights and Delights: A Psychiatrist's Guide to a Safe Halloween

October 31, 2017

While it can be fun for adults to engage in adrenaline rushing activities such as spooky costumes, eerie movies and haunted houses, it’s important for parents to think about what is both appropriate and emotionally safe for children.

Area High School Students Get Preview of Med School Training

October 30, 2017

Prep program begins ninth year

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

October 24, 2017
Family physicians in nine Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine September 25 – October 20. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.
 

'Light the Night Pink' to Celebrate Breast Cancer Patients, Survivors

October 11, 2017

Event to raise awareness for breast reconstruction

'Minds in Motion' Helps Seniors Exercise their Brains

October 10, 2017

Program Begins Nov 1.

A "Little Leap" to Boost Babies' Brain Power

October 10, 2017

Between birth and age 3, a child’s brain undergoes an impressive amount of change.  The brain doubles in size in its first year, and by three, it reaches 80 percent of its adult volume.

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