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Frights and Delights: A Psychiatrist's Guide to a Safe Halloween

October 31, 2017

While it can be fun for adults to engage in adrenaline rushing activities such as spooky costumes, eerie movies and haunted houses, it’s important for parents to think about what is both appropriate and emotionally safe for children.

Area High School Students Get Preview of Med School Training

October 30, 2017

Prep program begins ninth year

Dr. Sharon Smaga Named IRHA Physician of Excellence

October 17, 2017

The Illinois Rural Health Association selected Sharon Smaga, MD, professor of family medicine in Carbondale, to receive a 2017 Physician of Excellence Award.

From the Front Lines to the Physician’s Office 

October 17, 2017

For Sohail Siddique, MD, time in the military taught him how to be a good doctor.

Written by Courtney Hall | Photography by Jason Johnson
Published in Aspects Magazine, Autumn 2017 (40-4)

The Battle Rages On

October 17, 2017

written by Courtney Hall | artwork by Jordan Hammer
Published in Aspects Magazine Autumn 2017 (40-4)

“Your body just breaks down. It’s like being a football player. Everything breaks down more quickly than the average person.”

Educate & Vaccinate

October 16, 2017

Spreading the word about HPV’s Highly Protective Vaccine

Written by Steve Sandstrom
Published in Aspects Magazine, Autumn 2017 (40-4)


Center for Alzheimer’s Disease ‘Steps Up’ in Spite of Budget Woes

October 16, 2017
Written by Lauren Murphy | Photos by Jason Johnson
Published in Aspects magazine, Autumn 2017 (40-4)

'Light the Night Pink' to Celebrate Breast Cancer Patients, Survivors

October 11, 2017

Event to raise awareness for breast reconstruction