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Immunizations: A matter of life and death

April 17, 2017

Parenting is a minefield, one littered with harmless myths and lethal falsehoods that could blow up spectacularly without warning. One of the most pervasive and deadly is the idea that vaccines cause autism. No matter how many experts debunk the myth, well-intentioned parents continue to step on this landmine in higher numbers than we’ve seen in our lifetimes. And when that happens? Boom.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

April 12, 2017

Family physicians in a pair of Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine April 14 – May 12. The students are participating in the School’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

7 things you need to know about infertility

April 10, 2017

Babies are everywhere. A trip to the mall or a quick scroll of any given Facebook news feed will tell you that.

Free Cancer Screenings Available at Staunton Community Health Fair

March 28, 2017

A community health fair featuring free screenings for Staunton area residents will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, at the Community Memorial Medical Clinic, 325 N. Caldwell in Staunton.

Free Oral Cancer Screenings Available at SCI

March 15, 2017

Getting screened for head and neck cancer is as simple as opening your mouth and sticking out your tongue.

Free Home Test Kits Available for Colorectal Cancer

March 10, 2017

The Regional Cancer Partnership of Illinois will distribute free colorectal cancer home test kits on several dates and locations during March to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.Regional Cancer Partnership of Illinois logo

SIU Pulmonology Specialists Now Seeing Patients in Jacksonville

February 21, 2017

Residents of Morgan County and the surrounding communities who are living with asthma, lung disease, obstructive sleep apnea or other lung conditions have a new option for care closer to home.

SIU Med School Welcomes New Cardiology Chief

November 1, 2016

Michael Hyun-ook Kim, MD, MMM, FACC, FHRS, has joined the faculty of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as the chief of the Division of Cardiology and a professor of medicine. He is also a member of SIU HealthCare, the School's group practice.