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5 Reasons to Get Health Care at SIU Family Medicine

July 17, 2018

Need primary care? SIU Family Medicine in Springfield includes perks such as a food pantry, diabetes and weight loss clinic and more.

District 186 School Health Requirements: FAQ

July 9, 2018

School physicals and select immunizations are required for students entering pre-k, kindergarten, 6th and 9th grades and for students new to Illinois. Students entering 12th grade need proof of the meningococcal vaccine on or after their 16th birthday.

More PAs may be eligible to join physician teams in rural Illinois

June 21, 2018

Legislation headed to Gov. Rauner's desk will allow more physician assistants to help doctors in clinics, which will improve access for patients in rural Illinois. 

Advanced Treatments for Depression Can Give Hope

June 8, 2018

What if medication and therapy don't work for depression and suicidal thoughts? Next step treatments are available. Learn about 4 advanced treatments for treatment-resistant mood disorders available at SIU Medicine.

SIU Medicine Earns National Award for Patient Access, Referral Management

June 6, 2018

In May 2018, the Patient Access Collaborative, formerly the Patient Access Symposium, recognized SIU Medicine with the award "Best Practice in Patient Acce

Simmons Cancer Institute to Host HPV Roundtable for Parents

June 1, 2018

Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine will host “The ABC’s of HPV” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21.

Faculty Win “Innovator of the Year” Awards

April 12, 2018

Several Southern Illinois University Medicine faculty were among those honored as "Innovators of the Year" during the inaugural Illinois Capital Innovation Competition.

Clinical Study to Test New High Blood Pressure Treatment

April 5, 2018

Research trial enrolling hypertension patients

Regular PSA Screenings Catch Prostate Cancer for Petersburg Man

March 9, 2018

“I can’t have cancer. That’s somebody else,” thought Richard Dennis when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Dennis, a retired Petersburg resident, had been active his entire life, walking two to three miles a day and working in his yard.

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