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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

'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.

Denim and Diamonds 'helps people you and I live and breathe with every day'

October 3, 2017

Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University Medicine will host the 17th annual Denim & Diamonds fundraiser Saturday, October 14, at the Crowne Plaza Springfield.

SIU Med School Pipeline Program Now Accepting Applications

September 13, 2017

High school students get career info, insights