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Opioids for chronic pain? Think again, says SIU internist

January 26, 2018

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SIU School of Medicine Employees Honored for Service

October 10, 2017

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine honored 56 of its employees for their years of service at campus facilities in Springfield, Decatur and Quincy.  The following employees included:

Flack, Hingle Receive Mastership from the American College of Physicians

October 3, 2017

The Awards Committee of the American College of Physicians recently announced that the orgnization's Board of Regents selected John M.

How to get an A in packing school lunches

August 31, 2017

School is back in session and that means the four Rs: Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic and eating Right. To help your kids continue to eat healthy while at school, we asked SIU School of Medicine registered dietitian Cheryl Burns some co

Clinical Studies to Test New Diabetic Treatment

August 10, 2017

Will test progression of kidney disease

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.

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