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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.

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

June 12, 2017

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

ThinkFirst and have a safe summer

June 12, 2017

With warm weather comes a host of exciting outdoor activities: swimming, boating, biking, road trips, fireworks and camping to name a few. But, when precautions aren’t taken, many of these activities can also end in injury. One group at SIU School of Medicine makes it their mission to prevent that. 

SIU Medicine Holds 43rd Commencement

May 23, 2017

Sixty-three physicians and four graduate students at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine received their diplomas on Saturday, May 20, in the Sangamon Auditorium at University of Illinois Springfield during the school’s 43rd commencement.

Simmons Cancer Institute's 9th Annual Butterfly Release Set for June 17

May 19, 2017

Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine will hold its 9th Annual Butterfly Release at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, in the Thomas Garden of Hope, Simmons Cancer Institute, 315 W. Carpenter St., Springfield. The public is invited to the free event.


May 11, 2017

Parents Invited to Learn More About Vaccines, Cancer-Causing Virus