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.
June 15, 2017
Whether you’re visiting the local waterpark, playing sports outdoors, working in your garden or resting in a car on a warm summer day, hot temperatures could spell a heat-related illness like heat exhaustion or heat stroke.
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.
May 31, 2017
The United States is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic.
May 25, 2017
May 24, 2017
Dr. Janet Albers, '87, receives Distinguished Alumni Award
May 23, 2017
With the popularity and subsequent controversies surrounding Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, suicide among teens and young people is a topic of a lot of conversation across the board.
May 11, 2017
Parents Invited to Learn More About Vaccines, Cancer-Causing Virus