October 31, 2018
Alzheimer’s disease could affect more than 14 million Americans by 2050 if a cure isn’t found, the Alzheimer’s Association reports.
October 31, 2018
SIU Medicine audiologist Jennifer L. Berry, AuD, CCC-A, took the title "Best Audiologist" in the Illinois Times' 2018 Best of Springfield awards.
October 16, 2018
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: If you could take a drug that would help cure your cancer, but it would make you go deaf, would you still take the drug?
October 2, 2018
Family physicians in 10 Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine October 1–26. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.
September 20, 2018
Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine and Susan G. Komen Memorial will host an evening with Judy Kneece, nurse and author of “Sexuality After Cancer Treatment, the Guide to Restoring Your Sex Life,” at 6 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI), 315 W.
September 12, 2018
If you’ve already been evaluated by your doctor and you are in the midst of a period of having a difficult time falling asleep or staying asleep, what can you do to help yourself? Here are some suggestions and tricks to help you get those healthy zzzzz’s.
September 11, 2018
Area health organizations have added two new locations to their list of sites offering free mammograms in October: Taylorville and Hillsboro. Women who are uninsured or under-insured can receive a free mammogram each Monday in October.
August 1, 2018
Children entering pre-k, kindergarten, 6th or 9th grade, or who are new to Springfield Public School District 186, are required to have school physicals and immunizations. Meningococcal vaccines are also required for all students entering 12th grade if they have not already had the vaccine.
July 23, 2018
SIU, MMC program earns Level 3 accreditation for expert care