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Take a break from the pool; get your kids ready for school

July 6, 2017

Have a child entering pre-k, kindergarten, sixth or ninth grade this year? Be sure you have an appointment set up for a back-to-school physical before school starts.

Undergrads Prepare for Careers in Cancer Research through SCI Internships

July 5, 2017

“My mother died of cancer when I was a teenager. At a very young age, I was determined to do something in this field,” said Bethanie Russell, who is among five college undergraduates chosen for a Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) summer internship working in a lab with cancer researchers.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Invited to Attend Free Training

June 30, 2017

Six-week course designed to enhance caregivers' skills

SIU Med Students Seek Answers to Stroke, Alzheimer's Disease

June 28, 2017

Students swap summer break for science

Could a glass of wine a night increase your cancer risk?

June 26, 2017

Could your happy hour beverages be increasing your cancer risk?

This year, the Midwest is thick with ticks

June 22, 2017

According to the Chicago Tribune, the tick population is spreading, most notably in the Midwest and Northeast.

150 Children with Cancer to Attend Camp COCO

June 21, 2017

Medically supervised camp kicks off June 25

Bringing balance back: Ear cells regenerated in mammals

June 19, 2017

The inner ear is lined with two types of hair cells that help us to hear and balance. The cells respond to sound waves for hearing and head and body movement for balance. As we age, the cells are injured or die off, and our hearing and balance suffer as a result.

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