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'Sexuality After Cancer Treatment' Author to Present at Simmons Cancer Institute

September 20, 2018
Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine and Susan G. Komen Memorial will host an evening with Judy Kneece, nurse and author of “Sexuality After Cancer Treatment, the Guide to Restoring Your Sex Life,” at 6 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI), 315 W.

SIU Medicine Launches New Department

September 20, 2018

The Department of Population Science and Policy is the school's first new department in nearly 30 years

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.

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.
 

SIU Medicine Seeks Volunteers with Head, Neck Lymphedema

August 10, 2018

Dr. Sandra Ettema is currently recruiting for a clinical research study entitled, “A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Feasibility and Potential Effectiveness of the Flexitouch® System Head and Neck Treatment” at SIU School of Medicine.

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