3 things you didn't know about HIV/AIDS

AIDS—acquired immunodeficiency syndrome—is a disease caused by a virus known as Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Identified initially in the 1980s, it used to be a fatal disease. Thankfully, the

Less stress on the farm for the holidays

The holiday season is here! Our team at the Farm Family Resource Initiative at SIU Medicine wants all farming families to celebrate safely and joyfully. Read more to learn about why holidays can be so

A healthier bladder

An estimated 25 million American adults experience urinary incontinence, which is the involuntary loss of urine from the bladder or the inability to control urination. While this group of conditions

Healthy skin tips

November is National Healthy Skin Month, and SIU Medicine staff believe the more you know the more you’ll glow. Here are five tips from our board-certified dermatologists to keep the body's largest

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