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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
July
01,
2021
| 13:08 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare Saint Clare Medical Center is now part of the OSF HealthCare Ministry. The former Perry Memorial Hospital became the 15 hospital in the Peoria-based integrated health system on July 1.A 25-bed critical access facility, OSF Saint Clare
June
11,
2021
| 10:18 AM America/Chicago
Having a cup of coffee in the morning is a standard practice for 62% of Americans – and the average coffee drinker consumes more than two cups per day. Enjoying your daily cup of Joe or a diet soda here and there is not an issue in and of itself.
June
02,
2021
| 12:35 PM America/Chicago
June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is estimated that almost half of the adult population have experienced a headache at least once within the last year. These headaches can
OSF Nurse revisits Life Flight helicopter that saved her life as a childopens in new window
This feature highlights how life-saving trips on an OSF Life Flight helicopter inspired a career and a job shadowing experience that brought one OSF nurse full circle.
07
Jul
2021
www.galesburg.com
OSF HealthCare adds another hospitalopens in new window
This story in Becker's Healthcare, a Chicago-based publication, highlights the addition to the OSF Ministry, a hospital in Princeton, Illinois. The hospital has been renamed in honor of Saint Clare, a follower of Saint Francis of Assissi who established an order in the Francisican tradition and who was the first woman to write a set of monastic guidelines.
07
Jul
2021
www.beckershospitalreview.com
OSF Moeller Cancer Center Honors Survivors with a Treeopens in new window
This story highlights a new tradition, the planting of a tree to honor cancer survivors. The cherry tree is on the campus of OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony's Health Center and it's Moeller Cancer Center in Alton, Illinois.
06
Jul
2021
www.thetelegraph.com
‘An angel here on earth': Dr. Dale Geiss, heart surgeon who saved kids' lives, has diedopens in new window
This story honors the life of legendary pediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. Dale Geiss who pioneered the congenital cardiovascular surgery program at OSF HealthCare Children's Hospital of Illinois. This story highlights among Dr. Geiss' accomplishments -- the fact that he was the first surgeon in Peoria to perform an open-heart surgery for newborns that involves constructing a new aorta.
01
Jul
2021
www.pjstar.com
OSF HealthCare Children's Hospital of Illinois Doctor Honored for Service to Kidsopens in new window
Two state agencies are honoring a Peoria doctor for a lifetime of medical care, particularly for his care of children.Dr. Girish Deshpande works in pediatric critical care for Children's Hospital of Illinois at Peoria's OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Dr. Deshpande is a recipient of the Ron W. Lee, M.D. Excellence in Pediatric Care for lifetime achievement.
21
May
2021
week.com