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SIU Center for Family Medicine Expands COVID Testing

The SIU Centers for Family Medicine, in coordination with the State of Illinois and the Illinois Primary Health Care Association, is expanding access to COVID-19 testing for Illinoisans with COVID-19

The season is thick with ticks

The tick population may be stable this year, most notably in the Midwest and Northeast, but experts warn these creepy crawlers are still worth avoiding. While we're outdoors enjoying nature more

SIU Family Medicine readies for school physicals, vaccines

Even if traditional “back to school” rituals present new questions for parents, public health officials and providers are reminding families that required physicals and immunizations should still be

Critical Conditions: Training for Trauma and Violence at Work

by Steve Sandstrom On an early Monday morning in March 2018, James Waymack, MD, was on his way to work at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. Waymack is the director of the emergency medicine residency

SIU Family Medicine readies for school physicals, vaccines

CARBONDALE, IL ─ Even if traditional “back to school” rituals present new questions for parents, public health officials and providers are reminding families that required physicials and immunizations

First Class: SIU School of Medicine launches Lincoln Scholars Program

Medical students will be based, trained in rural regions Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has a 50-year tradition of educating physicians to improve health care in central and southern
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SIU Centers for Family Medicine expands COVID testing to all

The SIU Centers for Family Medicine, in coordination with the Illinois Department of Public Health, is expanding access to COVID-19 testing to everyone. Previously, testing was limited to those
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Police Brutality and Public Health

Police brutality illuminates a dark history in our society. There is no single universally agreed upon definition or guideline for when to use force. However, we know it when we see it. Police

A Registered Dietitian Shares How to Eat Healthier on a Budget

Charlyn Ware, registered dietician in the Department of Internal Medicine, shares her 5 secrets to making the most of what’s in your freezer and pantry, plus her recipe for healthy and flavorful Thai Chicken.