February 26, 2018
Doctors and dentists agree: Oral health isn’t just important for staving off halitosis. It’s also a good indicator of what’s going on in other areas of the body, like your heart.
February 15, 2018
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US. These new heart healthy recipes will warm your heart and shake up the winter blahs.
February 9, 2018
A new process to identify certain microbes in women could be used to diagnose endometriosis without invasive surgery, possibly even before symptoms start.
February 8, 2018
David Jeong, MD, has achieved an impressive goal this month: He’s made it to the Olympics.
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.