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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

 

'Paramedicine' May Help People Avoid ER

November 21, 2017

Federal grant to fund SIU Medicine-SSM Good Samaritan partnership

A Registered Dietician's Guide to a Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

November 21, 2017

This Turkey Day, give thanks for gluten-free alternatives and a little creative thinking. Just because you have celiac disease or non-celiac gluten intolerance doesn’t mean you should have to sacrifice your favorite traditional Thanksgiving meals.

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.

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