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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.

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

August 9, 2017

Simmons Cancer Institute to Host 16th Annual Symposium

New Physician Assistants Help Ease Health Care Provider Shortage in Rural Illinois

August 7, 2017

35 learners complete SIU Medicine's Physician Assistant Program

A Seat at the Table

July 24, 2017

In 1975, the first class graduated from the then just five-year-old SIU School of Medicine. To look at the class photo, two things stand out for those of us looking at it with a 2017 gaze: in this small class of 24 people, there is only one person of color, and not one is female.

'I Hurt:' How opioid pain medicine went from a life-saver to a life-ending epidemic

July 24, 2017

The first time Jennifer Deiss ever took a Tylenol with codeine, also known as Tylenol 3, it was in 1983 when she was in her late twenties. Suffering from complications following surgery, doctors determined the now 62-year-old had arthritis that had been aggravated by bed rest.

Study May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's Progression

July 18, 2017

As American lifespans increase due to progress made on other medical frontiers, the toll from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) grows.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

July 7, 2017

Gain valuable family practice experience through job shadowing

SIU Medicine Names New Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

June 12, 2017

El-Amin to focus on education, patient care, community improvements

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