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Opioids for chronic pain? Think again, says SIU internist

January 26, 2018

This blog is for informational and educational purposes only. The information, in whatever form, does not constitute medical advice, is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice and should not be used as a substitute for medical care and treatment.

SIU Medicine Cosmetic Clinic Opens in West Springfield

January 25, 2018

Plastic surgeon Dr. Nicole Sommer to offer facial, nonsurgical procedures and cosmetic consults

SIU Ear Nose and Throat Clinic Opens in New Space

January 18, 2018

Adults and children needing ear, nose and throat care will benefit from a new, state-of-the-art facility at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. The Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery has opened a renovated, 22,000 square-foot clinic at 720 Bond Street in Springfield.

HPV: The sexual virus you probably already have

January 16, 2018

Researchers estimate that nearly every sexually active male and female will at some point during their lives, play host to a sexually transmitted illness that can cause everything from genital warts and cervical cancer to neck and oral cancer.

The art of mindfulness: An expert’s 3-step guide to embrace the present

January 8, 2018

Could changing the way you think for a few moments a day lead to a healthier you? SIU Medicine’s certified mindfulness-based stress reduction expert Ruta Kulys says yes! Mindfulness training influences health through stress reduction pathways, which, in turn, leads to improved health.

Family Medicine Laboratory in Quincy Receives Accreditation and Excellence Award

December 6, 2017

The SIU Center for Family Medicine – Quincy has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation Review (COLA), a national health care accreditation organization.

An Award-Winning Effort to Manage Diabetes

December 5, 2017

A pair of patients at the SIU Endocrinology Clinic celebrated major milestones in November. Springfield resident Matthew Derber, 31, has been living with Type 1 diabetes for 25 years. Julia Lopez, 38, of Chatham, has been monitoring and self-medicating for 28 years.

Fall Prevention with Dr. David Jeong

November 30, 2017

Listen to WMAY's Johnny Molson and SIU Center for Family Medicine's Dr. David Jeong recommend strategies to prevent falls, especially among the elderly.

Reduce Stress With Mindfulness Methods

November 29, 2017
SIU class series to teach techniques to pair with treatments for pain, chronic conditions