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OSF HealthCare - Archive (Illinois)

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
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
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
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
03,
2024
| 08:20 AM America/Chicago
This week's Health Highlights covers eye safety during the solar eclipse, and looks into autism diagnosis in adulthood.
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April
02,
2024
| 08:44 AM America/Chicago
Warming temperatures mean it’s time to fire up the grill. You should strike a balance between tasty and healthy.
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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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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
27,
2024
| 08:54 AM America/Chicago
Addressing what can help a pregnant woman with her mental health, and how women can spot risk factors for sudden cardiac arrest. These are the topics addressed in this week's Health Highlights.
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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
19,
2024
| 09:43 AM America/Chicago
Lifestyle changes are the best medicine for this digestive tract issue.
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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
| 08:47 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare and Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes (WGL) have opened an easily accessible donor milk dispensary at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois.
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March
14,
2024
| 16:01 PM America/Chicago
“Weight doesn’t have a calendar,” says Kidanu Birhanu, MD, an OSF HealthCare internal medicine and weight loss specialist.Now that the New Year has come and gone, many resolutions have done the same. But Dr. Birhanu says it’s more important to make
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March
12,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Milk can benefit our health. But when staring at the cooler in the grocery store, you may ask: Which type is right for me? Is one healthier than another?
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March
05,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
This stroke survivor is thriving in tailored rehabilitation at OSF HealthCare. 
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March
04,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
March marks colorectal cancer awareness month, a good reminder to schedule a colonoscopy and keep an eye on your overall health.Colorectal cancer is now the leading cause of cancer deaths for men under 50, and number two for women under 50,
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February
27,
2024
| 14:48 PM America/Chicago
Temperatures may be warming, but we’re still in the peak season for sore throats. Many cases have time-tested treatments, but some can have serious complications.
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February
26,
2024
| 13:32 PM America/Chicago
The last day in February marks Rare Disease Day. It's a time when one OSF Mission Partner encourages others to support rare disease awareness.
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February
23,
2024
| 08:25 AM America/Chicago
OSF Medical Group has opened an OBGYN Clinic in Peoria, Illinois at 9128 Lindbergh Dr. This commitment will ensure many community members will receive high-quality, affordable care.
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February
23,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Anal and rectal cancer occur in parts of the body near each other, and they both have prevention steps and time-tested treatments.
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February
22,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Though not everyone is sold on it, the carnivore diet has produced results for some.
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February
21,
2024
| 13:25 PM America/Chicago
Following the death of country music superstar Toby Keith, we take a closer look at stomach cancer. Plus, the effects of staying active on a cancer journey.
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