Reduce your flu risk with these 6 tips

It’s flu season. Now more than ever, it is important to take good care of your health and avoid getting sick. Here are 6 common-sense tips for reducing your risk of flu, helping your entire family and

5 ways to keep farming stress at bay

Fall is a busy time of year, and nobody knows this better than farmers. As harvest season draws to a close, remember these simple strategies that can help you manage the stress that may follow. 1
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Domestic Violence: Resources from an OB-GYN

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you or someone you know is experiencing intimate partner violence, SIU Medicine has resources to help. Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr

When kids and veggies don't mix, here's what parents can do

Getting your child interested in vegetables might feel like an uphill climb sometimes, especially if you have picky eaters at home. To avoid having all your mealtimes feel like Battle of the Broccoli

Do you know the signs and symptoms of a stroke?

A stroke is a medical emergency that causes a lack of blood flow to an area of the brain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), someone in the United States has a stroke

Raise your breast cancer awareness

On average, 1 in 8 American women will get breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. These women are our grandmothers, mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, aunts, friends, colleagues and community
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Illinois to allow students 5 mental health days—Here's what parents should know

As part of National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021, SIU Medicine reaffirms their dedication to farm safety and health. This week and throughout the year, our team of physicians and academic

Facts about arthritis

Did you know there are more than 100 different types of arthritis? Arthritis can affect people of all ages—even children—although it's most common in older adults. And as our population gets older

What is epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a common yet frequently misunderstood neurological disorder. SIU Medicine would like to help our community become more educated about the condition. Read on to discover five key things