5 quick tips to boost your mental health

Prioritizing your mental health isn't just something to do during mental health awareness month; it's something we should be doing every day. Taking time daily to focus on our health can build good

Can my menstrual cycle affect my mental health?

Many women who get periods experience changes in mood and energy levels associated with their menstrual cycle. These changes can be challenging and, for some individuals, can even disrupt daily life

The season is thick with ticks

As the tick population steadily rises, so does the opportunity to become bitten by one of these creepy crawlers. It's important to take precautions to avoid the diseases a tick can carry while

Treatment options for varicose veins

Varicose veins are enlarged and twisted veins that can appear like blue or purple cords just below the skin. Usually found in the legs, varicose veins arise when valves inside the veins become weak

Busting some mental health myths

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and SIU Medicine's Farm Family Resource Initiative invites members of the farming community to help us bring awareness to this important topic. We need to reduce

5 things trauma surgeons NEVER do

May is Trauma Awareness Month. Accidents and unintentional injuries remain the leading cause of death among people age 1 - 44. With decades of intensive training, education, research and direct

Helpful resources for people with epilepsy

Want to improve your health outcomes and quality of life if you have epilepsy? Getting the right treatment, creating a safe environment and having a clear seizure action plan can all help you live

Peripheral arterial disease signs and symptoms

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a common health condition affecting around 6.5 million people older than 40 in the United States. It develops when arteries in the limbs become narrowed or blocked

Raising alcohol awareness among farmers

It's important to talk honestly and openly about alcohol use. Recent research published in the scientific journal Hepatology found that excess drinking increased by more than 20% among U.S. adults