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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.

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.

Is it heat stroke or heat exhaustion?

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.

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. 

Opioid Conference Offers Guidance For Health Care, Law Enforcement Professionals

May 31, 2017

The United States is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic.

Panel Seeks to Connect Caregivers, Psychologists

May 25, 2017

Michelle Gates, PhD“CoPatricia Fank, PsyDnnecting Caregiver

"The Full SIU Experience"

May 24, 2017

Dr. Janet Albers, '87, receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Suicide prevention: 13 reasons to seek help

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.

ABCs of HPV

May 11, 2017

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

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