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September
16,
2021
| 15:26 PM America/Chicago
The COVID-19 pandemic led to lockdowns in the U.S. and people all across the country stayed cooped up at home. According to a study by the American Psychology Association (APA), 61% of Americans experienced undesired weight changes during the
September
02,
2021
| 15:19 PM America/Chicago
September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month. Cholesterol is not bad in and of itself, as our body needs it to build cells and make vitamins and other hormones. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), cholesterol is a fat, or
August
17,
2021
| 17:11 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare marked a new era on August 17 with the official groundbreaking for the OSF HealthCare Cancer Institute, a 180,000-square-foot building on the campus of OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.“For 144 years, it has been
July
08,
2021
| 10:41 AM America/Chicago
Randy Thomas, a 67-year-old truck driver, was riding through life without worry when an Illinois Department of Transportation physical stopped him on a dime.“For the DOT physical to drive a semi they came up with this new policy, every two years you
OSF-Chestnut get grant to lower health barriersopens in new window
This story from WGLT highlights a new partnership with Chestnut Health Systems and OSF HealthCare to use a $5 million dollar grant to help Medicaid patients use digital tools and increased monitoring from OSF to improve chronic health conditions and have access to increased care.
27
Sep
2021
www.wglt.org
OSF HeathCare executive weighs in on words to avoid in heath care marketing plansopens in new window
Chicago-based national health care industry publication Becker's Hospital Review sought out the expertise of top marketing and communications executives, including Susan Milford, senior vice president for marketing & communications at OSF HealthCare to talk about words not to use in a marketing campaign. Milford provides an incisive summary of the health system's overall approach to putting people first in any type of communication.
01
Sep
2021
www.beckershospitalreview.com
OSF Breaks Ground On New $237 Million Cancer Instituteopens in new window
OSF HealthCare has broken ground on on a $237 million Cancer Institute that will utilize proton beam therapy. The 180,000-square-foot cancer center and accompanying 10-story parking deck will be located at the intersection of Armstrong and Glen Oak at the east edge of OSF's campus.
23
Aug
2021
www.wcbu.org
Summer Surge In Child Respiratory Illnesses A Worrying Sign For The Months Aheadopens in new window
Dr. Michele Beekman, a pediatric hospitalist with OSF HealthCare Children's Hospital of Illinois in Peoria says she's concerned about how the upcoming fall and winter might play out with the unusual recent surge in pediatric respiratory illnesses.
23
Aug
2021
www.wcbu.org
A big hole and cutting-edge ideas as OSF HealthCare begins work on new Cancer Instituteopens in new window
A very deep hole right outside OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center is the beginning of OSF’s new Cancer Institute, a $237 million project scheduled to open in 2023.
23
Aug
2021
www.pjstar.com