January 31, 2018
Those who provide care to Alzheimer’s disease or dementia patients at home are invited to attend The Savvy Caregiver program, a free, six-week course. Beginning Feb. 16, classes will meet at 2-4 pm on Fridays, Feb. 23, March 2, 9, 16 and 23, at First Christian Church, 2106 S.
January 30, 2018
Family physicians in eight Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine January 29 – February 24. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.
January 26, 2018
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January 25, 2018
Plastic surgeon Dr. Nicole Sommer to offer facial, nonsurgical procedures and cosmetic consults
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.