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Match Day
SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

“Our students have again matched in some of the most outstanding programs across the nation. It’s a testimony to the dedication and commitment of not only our students, but of our faculty and staff,” said J. Kevin Dorsey, SIU School of Medicine dean and provost. More

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Junaia P. Carter, MD, 5k Race Set for April 11

The race, a fundraiser sponsored by SIU’s AMA student chapter, is dedicated to Dr. Junaia P. Carter, a member of the Class of 2010, who died in November 2010 after a battle with breast cancer.More

Moving Forward
New SCI Group Offers Support During Transition to Life After Loss

“This is an opportunity for individuals who have experienced loss to meet and talk with others who are going through similar grief and emotions,” said Kristi Lessen, SCI outreach coordinator. More

Antibiotics
Healthy Dose Blog: In the red

Almost two-thirds of women who die of coronary heart disease have no previous symptoms, according the CDC, and sometimes women with heart disease mistake their symptoms for other health issues.More

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Healthy Dose Blog

Are you alert to your risk for diabetes?

The prevalence of diabetes in the United States has reached epidemic proportions. The typical high-calorie, low-exercise American lifestyle has become a driving factor in this unfortunate health crisis.More

Adolescence: How to live with your teenage son or daughter

“Parents often struggle to provide clear limits for their teenagers,” says behavioral health consultant Meghan
Golden.More

The bottom line: colorectal cancer screening saves lives

Colorectal Cancer is the third leading cancer killer in both men and women in the U.S., but getting a regular colorectal cancer screening can save your life.More

SCI Offers colorectal cancer screening kits

Free home screening test kits for colorectal cancer will be available at Simmons Cancer Institute's lobby 315 W. Carpenter Street in Springfield on March 20 from 2-4:30 pm.More

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