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Skin Cancer Screenings Available for Springfield Area Residents

May 4, 2017

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Camp COCO Charity Golf Outing Set for June 9

May 3, 2017

Southern Illinois University Medicine invites golfers to form teams for the annual charity golf outing benefiting the Camp COCO Children’s Cancer Fund. A shotgun start will begin the game at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, June 9, at The Rail Golf Course, 1400 S. Club House Dr., Springfield.

SIU Med School Welcomes New Ortho Chief

May 3, 2017

Orthopedic surgeon Ryan Pate, MD, has joined the faculty of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield

MEDPREP 2017 Certificate Ceremony and Banquet celebrates departing MEDPREP students

May 2, 2017

The 2017 MEDPREP Certficate Ceremony and Banquet, "Keys to Success," was held on April 30, 2017 in the SIUC Student Center Ballrooms. 32 MEDPREP students, who started in the summer of 2015, were honored for their hard work in the program over the past two years.

Clinical Trials to Test New Alzheimer's Treatments

May 2, 2017

Center seeks patients, care partners to advance therapies

For many, birth control can improve quality of life

May 1, 2017

In a recent study out of Sweden, researchers found a correlation between oral contraceptives and a lower quality of life. Among the 340 women in the study, aged 18 to 35, those given contraceptive stated that their quality of life was “significantly lower” than women given placebos, with quality of life here described as “mood/well-being, self-control and energy level,” all of which purportedly affected negatively by birth control pills.

But for many women, the opposite is true.

Want your relationship to move forward? Go back to the beginning

May 1, 2017

Nobody said it was easy
No one ever said it would be this hard
Oh, take me back to the start 
– “The Scientist” by Coldplay

Relationships are not easy. Sometimes they can be a real struggle. And when that happens, Coldplay has it right—take it back to the start.

Springfield Teens Complete SIU Physician Prep Program

April 27, 2017

Seventeen Springfield-area high school students are moving closer to becoming physicians after graduating from the Physician Pipeline Preparatory Program

SIU Med School Community Display Artistic Side

April 26, 2017

24th annual edition of SCOPE published