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OSF HealthCare - Archive (Feature)

2024
April
17,
2024
| 08:30 AM America/Chicago
Glaucoma, or damage to the optic nerve, usually lacks symptoms. That's why it's important to know your risks and stay on top of your eye health.
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April
17,
2024
| 08:23 AM America/Chicago
The Hispanic population faces many challenges when it comes to health care – access, insurance coverage and language barriers - at a time when they need care the most.   
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April
16,
2024
| 10:33 AM America/Chicago
Before you head out for that hike, health care experts remind you to take precautions to avoid tick bites.
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April
15,
2024
| 10:29 AM America/Chicago
An OSF child psychologist says the Inside Out movies get a lot right when it comes to kids' emotions and how parents can help.
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April
12,
2024
| 10:19 AM America/Chicago
While autism awareness has improved, people’s ability to recognize what autism looks like in everyday life is lagging. That’s according to Theresa Regan, PhD, the lead neuropsychologist at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria,
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April
10,
2024
| 11:47 AM America/Chicago
The FDA recently approved the first treatment for people with liver scarring due to fatty liver disease.
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April
10,
2024
| 08:33 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center - Peru is open for business. In Phase 1, the hospital offers a full emergency department, inpatient medical beds, along with ancillary services. 
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April
09,
2024
| 08:02 AM America/Chicago
Gallstones can be a mystery, but you should know the signs and if you need the gallbladder removed entirely.
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April
08,
2024
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
Healthy habits like good posture  are the best prevention of this disorder which causes back and leg pain.
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April
05,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
On Monday, April 8, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States and Canada. Many Midwest states will be impacted, including Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and parts of Michigan.
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April
04,
2024
| 11:03 AM America/Chicago
The U.S. is seeing more cases of measles this year due to the number of unvaccinated people and more international travel. Symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose and rash. 
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April
03,
2024
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
Cozy cardio, one of the latest fitness routines to trend on social media, isn't just a winter thing.
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April
01,
2024
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
Tim Scott, a prostate cancer patient, just started his proton therapy treatment at the OSF Cancer Institute. He shares his experience and how the OSF team made him feel comfortable during the treatment.
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April
01,
2024
| 11:03 AM America/Chicago
Arnold Schwarzenegger recently revealed he had pacemaker surgery. From equipment to activities to avoid, here’s what to expect with the device.
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March
29,
2024
| 08:22 AM America/Chicago
Allergic rhinitis, commonly known as hay fever, is seen in up to 40% of children, according to an OSF HealthCare pediatrician.
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March
28,
2024
| 13:57 PM America/Chicago
Polypharmacy is the medical term used to describe taking several medications, which can lead to possible side effects. That's why it's important to review your medications with your care team. 
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March
27,
2024
| 10:53 AM America/Chicago
It’s no secret a major part of posting that “picture perfect” moment, happens after the picture is taken. Through editing with filters, body positioning, and now even artificial intelligence, the photos you see on those you follow may not be an
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March
27,
2024
| 10:15 AM America/Chicago
April is esophageal cancer awareness month.  Screening isn’t common for this cancer, so experts say it’s important to watch for symptoms, which can mimic heartburn.
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March
26,
2024
| 08:15 AM America/Chicago
Something to consider during spring cleaning: am I storing medicine in the right place to make sure it works when I take it?
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March
25,
2024
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
With polio and measles in the news, Phyllis Kemnetz’s polio survival story is a reminder of how far we’ve come with vaccinations.
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March
22,
2024
| 11:26 AM America/Chicago
The OSF Center for Health will provide more space for OSF’s primary care services, including family practice and internal medicine; endocrine and diabetes; behavioral health and psychiatry; and occupational health.
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March
22,
2024
| 11:09 AM America/Chicago
New federal data show nearly 108,000 people died of an overdose in 2022. That's up slightly from 2021.
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March
21,
2024
| 10:54 AM America/Chicago
State-of-the-art technology has become a game-changer when it comes to hip and knee replacements. The greatest benefit for patients is a quicker recovery. 
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March
20,
2024
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare is using Amwell's Tele- Psychiatry program to make sure mental health patients coming to emergency departments can get assessed within close to one hour.
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March
19,
2024
| 09:43 AM America/Chicago
Lifestyle changes are the best medicine for this digestive tract issue.
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March
18,
2024
| 09:43 AM America/Chicago
Something to consider on World Oral Health Day (March 20): the mouth is the gateway to the body.
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March
15,
2024
| 12:12 PM America/Chicago
From head to toe and some other issues you may not think about, here's what kids and adults need to know about wrestling injuries.
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March
15,
2024
| 11:48 AM America/Chicago
Lumps are not the only thing to watch for when doing your monthly self-check for breast cancer.
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March
15,
2024
| 11:48 AM America/Chicago
While many breast cancer risks are out of your control, there’s just as much you can control.
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March
15,
2024
| 11:48 AM America/Chicago
Federal officials drafted a groundbreaking recommendation surrounding common breast screenings. We share the new guidance and when you should talk with your doctor.
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