5 tips to minimize allergies

For those who suffer from seasonal allergies, changing of seasons causes a lot of headaches. Runny noses, watery and itchy eyes, sneezing and congestion are common for people allergic to pollen, mold

Advanced treatments for depression can give hope

What if medication and therapy don't work for depression and suicidal thoughts? Next step treatments are available. Learn about 4 advanced treatments for treatment-resistant mood disorders available at SIU Medicine.

An Olympic feat

Editor's note: In February 2018, SIU Medicine had a representative at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Dae Hyoun (David) Jeong, MD, director of sports medicine and geriatric

I tried so hard / And got so far: Depression and suicide prevention

On Thursday, July 20, news broke that Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, had committed suicide. Depression is a serious medical illness affecting more than 14 million American adults every year, but the condition is treatable and help is available.

Suicide prevention: 13 reasons to seek help

With the popularity and subsequent controversies surrounding Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, suicide among teens and young people is a topic of a lot of conversation across the board. The show itself has
Dr. Loret de Mola Smiling in the IVF Office

7 things you need to know about infertility

Babies are everywhere. A trip to the mall or a quick scroll of any given Facebook news feed will tell you that. But for every adorable photo op (or less-adorable TMI post about baby bodily fluids)
Dr. Benjamin Rejowski

Gallstones symptoms - causes and treatment

Time for an anatomy pop quiz: Do you know where your gallbladder is? This small, pear-shaped organ is located beneath your liver on the right side of your abdomen. Its primary function is to hold bile