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SIU Welcomes Class of 2021 with White Coat Ceremony

August 18, 2017

Seventy-four medical students began their medical training last week at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Carbondale. The students participated in a “White Coat Ceremony” on Friday, August 11, in Shryock Auditorium.

SIU Fertility & IVF Center Invites Families to Seventh Birthday Party

August 18, 2017

The Fertility and IVF Center at Southern Illinois University Medicine will hold its seventh annual birthday party from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17, at Erin’s Pavilion in Southwind Park, 4965 S. Second St. in Springfield.

How to get ready for the solar eclipse

August 17, 2017

Residents across the United States are going to be treated to an amazing celestial event on Monday, August 21. A solar eclipse will be streaking across the continent from Oregon to South Carolina. It’ll move from coast to coast in 90 minutes.

Are physicals still missing from your back-to-school checklist?

August 14, 2017

Stylish new gym shoes, notebooks with the most popular theme and the oh-so-important back-to-school outfit top the to-do list for most kids heading back to school. But as the time draws near, some health-related items need to be checked off parents’ lists, too.

Clinical Studies to Test New Diabetic Treatment

August 10, 2017

Will test progression of kidney disease

Elephant ears, corn dogs and shake-ups, oh my!

August 10, 2017

It’s Illinois State Fair time again! What’s your favorite fair food?

Health Care Providers Invited to Learn About Immune Cancer Therapy, HPV

August 9, 2017

Simmons Cancer Institute to Host 16th Annual Symposium

Home Sweet Home: IDoA Issues Grant to Help Keep Alzheimer's Patients in Homes Longer

August 8, 2017

People living with Alzheimer’s disease may be able to stay in their homes longer, thanks to a three-year, $701,994 grant to Southern Illinois University Medicine’s Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (CADRD).

Decatur School Students to Benefit from 'Healthy Communities' Grant

August 7, 2017

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has received a $42,000 grant for a planning project to improve the health and wellness of students in Decatur public schools.

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