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SIU Clinic First to Study New High Blood Pressure Device-Based Treatment

September 6, 2018

Over 100 million Americans have hypertension, and more than half of those who are on antihypertensive medications still don’t have their blood pressure under control.

New Initiative Sparks Collaboration between Internal Medicine Residents, Community Members

July 9, 2018

Small groups of internal medicine residents and African Americans discuss implicit bias, health care barriers and meaningful solutions

SIU Medicine Q & A: The Truth on Tanning

May 10, 2018

In the summer months, many pool and beach-goers thirst to have sun-kissed, glowing skin. However, sunbathing can result in serious and life-threatening consequences.

Free Skin Cancer Screenings Available May 17 at SCI

April 20, 2018
A free skin cancer screening for Springfield area residents is scheduled from 5-7 p.m.

Clinical Study to Test New High Blood Pressure Treatment

April 5, 2018

Research trial enrolling hypertension patients

American Heart Month: Good Eating for Happy Hearts

February 15, 2018

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US. These new heart healthy recipes will warm your heart and shake up the winter blahs.

SIU physician prepared for an Olympic task

February 8, 2018

David Jeong, MD, has achieved an impressive goal this month: He’s made it to the Olympics.

New device helps reduce stroke risk in patients with AFib

February 7, 2018

Patients with irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation, or AFib, have an increased risk of blood clots, which can lead to a stroke. A new device aims to help reduce that risk.

Dealing with Sexual Harassment in the Clinic

February 1, 2018

A patient says something flirtatious to a physician during a clinical encounter that makes the doctor uncomfortable. It may be inappropriate, but is it sexual harassment? 

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