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What was that? Preventing hear loss among farmers and agriculture workers

Repeated exposure to loud noises can damage the structures inside your ears that help you hear. Over time, this damage can cause irreversible hearing loss, which can negatively impact your quality of
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Heart health: 4 facts diabetic women need to know

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women across the U.S., but those with diabetes face an even higher risk. Here are four important facts diabetic women need to remember about their heart
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What to expect at your cosmetic surgery consultation

A consultation is an opportunity to meet your plastic surgeon, ask questions and determine what treatments and procedures are right for you. Expect your consultation to last 1-2 hours. Here’s what
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Why farming couples face unique stressors (and what to do about it)

Farming and ranching couples face unique challenges—and depending on how these challenges are handled, they can strengthen or strain their relationships. Let's take a look at some common challenges
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What is a personality disorder?

Having a personality disorder can make it extremely difficult to relate to others and function in daily activities. With appropriate treatment, however, many people with personality disorders are able
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Birth defects awareness & prevention

As an academic medical institution, SIU School of Medicine has been sharing information for National Birth Defects Awareness Month within our community. Here are some helpful things to know about
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5 ways farmers can stay positive in 2022

Farmers know better than anyone the true meaning of the phrase, "you reap what you sow." So, as 2022 gets underway, SIU Medicine encourages Illinois farming families to begin the new year with a
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Common sports injuries in children and adults

About 8.6 million sports injuries occur every year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While common in school-aged children, sports injuries affect
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SIU Medicine launches a new sexual health clinic

Sexual dysfunction and sexual health concerns affect a large number of people of all genders and identities. For example, 4 out of 10 women over the age of 18 have reported a sexual concern related to