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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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What to expect at a well woman exam

Annual well-woman visits provide an opportunity to speak with a knowledgeable physician about your health and lifestyle. There's no need to be embarrassed discussing intimate topics like reproductive
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It's back-to-school time: Time to boost your child’s health

We know you value your child's health. We also know that back-to-school time can be a chaotic and sometimes stressful time of year. Optimize your child's well-being by practicing these five simple yet
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Learn more about neurology

At SIU Medicine, highly trained and experienced teams of neurology specialists work with children, adults and seniors affected by neurological conditions. Care is provided in the Department of