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Health Care Providers Invited to Learn About Immune Cancer Therapy, HPV

August 9, 2017

Simmons Cancer Institute to Host 16th Annual Symposium

Internal Medicine provides Diabetes Education and Counseling at Springfield Housing Authority Sites

August 7, 2017

During the last two weeks of July, SIU Department of Internal Medicine clinic staff and faculty, along with 10 medical students, visited each of the three Springfield Housing Authority (SHA) facilities (Bonansinga High Rise, Hildebrandt High Rise, and the Villas at Vinegar Hill) to provide free D

'I Hurt:' How opioid pain medicine went from a life-saver to a life-ending epidemic

July 24, 2017

The first time Jennifer Deiss ever took a Tylenol with codeine, also known as Tylenol 3, it was in 1983 when she was in her late twenties. Suffering from complications following surgery, doctors determined the now 62-year-old had arthritis that had been aggravated by bed rest.

A Seat at the Table

July 24, 2017

In 1975, the first class graduated from the then just five-year-old SIU School of Medicine. To look at the class photo, two things stand out for those of us looking at it with a 2017 gaze: in this small class of 24 people, there is only one person of color, and not one is female.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Invited to Attend Free Training

June 30, 2017

Six-week course designed to enhance caregivers' skills

SIU Med Students Seek Answers to Stroke, Alzheimer's Disease

June 28, 2017

Students swap summer break for science

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.

Honor Medical Society Welcomes New Members

May 23, 2017

AOA honor society class of 2017The Eta Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine inducted 14 new members at its

What is tetralogy of fallot?

May 8, 2017

Last week, Jimmy Kimmel made a tearful and heartfelt announcement. His newborn son, Billy, was born with a heart condition. We talked to Ramzi Nicolas, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, division director of pediatric and fetal cardiology, and associate chair of pediatric specialty services at SIU School of Medicine about Billy Kimmel's condition and what exactly it is.