February 7, 2018
Patients with irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation, or AFib, have an increased risk of blood clots, which can lead to a stroke. A new device aims to help reduce that risk.
January 26, 2018
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January 25, 2018
Plastic surgeon Dr. Nicole Sommer to offer facial, nonsurgical procedures and cosmetic consults
January 18, 2018
Adults and children needing ear, nose and throat care will benefit from a new, state-of-the-art facility at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. The Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery has opened a renovated, 22,000 square-foot clinic at 720 Bond Street in Springfield.
January 8, 2018
Could changing the way you think for a few moments a day lead to a healthier you? SIU Medicine’s certified mindfulness-based stress reduction expert Ruta Kulys says yes! Mindfulness training influences health through stress reduction pathways, which, in turn, leads to improved health.
November 29, 2017
SIU class series to teach techniques to pair with treatments for pain, chronic conditions
October 3, 2017
Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University Medicine will host the 17th annual Denim & Diamonds fundraiser Saturday, October 14, at the Crowne Plaza Springfield.
August 31, 2017
School is back in session and that means the four Rs: Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic and eating Right. To help your kids continue to eat healthy while at school, we asked SIU School of Medicine registered dietitian Cheryl Burns some co
August 28, 2017
A study published in the July issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association again showed troubling evidence of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) among NFL players.