What to expect: Your first visit to a dermatologist

Dermatologists are board-certified medical doctors who are trained in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders related to the skin, nails and hair. A dermatologist is the expert you need
Diabetes Blog

Transforming Diabetes Care: The Power of Telehealth

In the age of digital transformation, telehealth has emerged as a revolutionary tool for health care. One area where telehealth has made a significant impact is in the management and support of people

What is preeclampsia?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 25 pregnancies are affected by a pregnancy complication known as preeclampsia . If left undetected and untreated

Divorce on the farm: its impact on farming families and what you can do to manage stress

Divorce is never easy. But with up to 50 percent of all marriages ending in divorce according to the American Psychological Association, it's likely that you or someone you know within the farming

5 common diabetes myths busted

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects the way the body makes energy from food. Normally, the human body produces a hormone called insulin that helps turn sugar from food into energy that
Dementia care

Is [this] a sign of dementia?

It’s a question we often hear at the Smith Alzheimer’s Center. No matter how you fill in the blank, it’s a fair question to ask. There are numerous types of dementia , symptoms vary depending on the

Updated mammogram guidelines for women aged 40 and up: what you need to know

A mammogram is an X-ray image that is taken of each breast. Mammograms are important and potentially life-saving tools that can detect early signs of breast cancer and reduce the risk of dying from

3 ways to raise breast cancer awareness

During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we should take some time to educate ourselves and others about breast cancer. Here are three ways you can get involved and become more well-informed

It's harvest season! Protect yourself and your team with these four simple strategies

SIU Medicine's Farm Family Resource Initiative (FFRI) wants our rural and agricultural neighbors to prioritize health and safety all throughout the year. But taking conscious steps to keep yourself