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Can’t I Please Get Some Sleep? Natural Ways to Support Healthy Sleep

September 12, 2018

If you’ve already been evaluated by your doctor and you are in the midst of a period of having a difficult time falling asleep or staying asleep, what can you do to help yourself? Here are some suggestions and tricks to help you get those healthy zzzzz’s.

'Mammogram Mondays' Begin in October

September 11, 2018

Area health organizations have added two new locations to their list of sites offering free mammograms in October: Taylorville and Hillsboro. Women who are uninsured or under-insured can receive a free mammogram each Monday in October.

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.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

September 6, 2018

Family physicians in ten Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine September 4–28. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

SIU Fertility & IVF Center Invites Families to 8th Birthday Party

September 6, 2018

The Fertility and IVF Center at Southern Illinois University Medicine will hold its 8th annual birthday party 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at Erin’s Pavilion in Southwind Park, 4965 S. Second St. in Springfield.

Head and Neck Clinic is Moving October 1st

August 31, 2018

ENT surgeons, Dr. Arun Sharma and Dr. Pardis Javadi will be relocating their clinics from the Simmons Cancer Institute to the new Ear Nose & Throat Clinic | Hearing & Balance Center at 720 N. Bond Street on October 1, 2018

SIU Medicine Welcomes Class of 2022 with White Coat Ceremony

August 27, 2018

CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, — Seventy-five medical students began their medical training last week at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Carbondale. The students participated in a White Coat Ceremony on Friday, August 10, in Shryock Auditorium.  

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

August 7, 2018

Family physicians in six Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine August 6–31. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

Health Care Organizations, SPS 186 Partner to Provide Back-to-School Physicals, Vaccines

August 1, 2018

Children entering pre-k, kindergarten, 6th or 9th grade, or who are new to Springfield Public School District 186, are required to have school physicals and immunizations. Meningococcal vaccines are also required for all students entering 12th grade if they have not already had the vaccine.

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