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2023
January
27,
2023
| 10:56 AM America/Chicago
Ten research projects are sharing nearly $1 million in Community Health Advocacy grants to address social determinants of health, reduce health disparities, and improve outcomes....
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January
24,
2023
| 15:50 PM America/Chicago
Model and media personality Hailey Bieber recently revealed that she has been suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) stemming from a stroke in 2022....
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January
23,
2023
| 10:36 AM America/Chicago
The statistics on hepatitis B might make eyeballs widen, but an OSF HealthCare gastroenterologist says they are not a reason to panic....
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January
17,
2023
| 10:05 AM America/Chicago
While there are many types of hepatitis – A, B, C, D and E – they all describe inflammation of the liver....
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January
10,
2023
| 16:25 PM America/Chicago
Health care providers everywhere are trained to ask people about social determinants of health and link them with resources....
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January
05,
2023
| 14:22 PM America/Chicago
From Elon Musk to TikTokers, ongoing social media chatter claims drugs like Ozempic, Mounjaro and Wegovy are the magic way to weight loss. Doctors say it's not that simple....
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January
04,
2023
| 11:44 AM America/Chicago
Couples who sleep in the same bed but are not getting that coveted seven to eight hours of shut eye can slumber with some degree of separation....
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January
03,
2023
| 11:19 AM America/Chicago
After professional football player Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest during a game, experts are talking about the importance of knowing CPR....
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2022
December
27,
2022
| 13:15 PM America/Chicago
A 2023 resolution may be to clean out the medicine cabinet. OSF Mission Partners who are passionate about reducing drug abuse are reminding you about safe medicine disposal....
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December
27,
2022
| 07:55 AM America/Chicago
The World Health Organization  recently rolled out new guidelines to improve survival and health outcomes for small babies under 5.5 pounds or babies born before 37 weeks of pregnancy. ...
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December
19,
2022
| 11:46 AM America/Chicago
Holiday meals bring sweets in bountiful amounts. People with diabetes must closely monitor their intake of sugar and carbohydrates....
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December
15,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/Chicago
During the holidays, societal norms expect us to be sociable and cheerful. But it can be difficult for people dealing with the loss of a loved one. ...
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December
15,
2022
| 09:25 AM America/Chicago
For patients at the OSF Bobette Steely Hegeler Cancer Care Center in Danville, Illinois, visits will soon be more comfortable and streamlined thanks to $750,000 worth of interior renovations....
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December
08,
2022
| 16:19 PM America/Chicago
After a child swallowed a water bead toy and nearly died, health care providers are talking about poisoning and choking and the steps to reverse the effects of each....
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December
07,
2022
| 14:06 PM America/Chicago
Enjoy holiday meals and don't overeat, says one OSF physician. It’s not a race....
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December
02,
2022
| 09:28 AM America/Chicago
Screening isn’t common for cancer of the esophagus, so experts say it’s important to watch for symptoms, which can mimic heartburn. See a doctor if symptoms won’t go away....
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November
22,
2022
| 15:04 PM America/Chicago
To mark lung cancer awareness month, health care providers are talking about lung cancer risks and who should get screened....
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November
16,
2022
| 16:14 PM America/Chicago
For things like heart attack symptoms, stroke symptoms or serious wounds, experts say the choice is clear: call the ambulance over taking your own vehicle....
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November
11,
2022
| 07:23 AM America/Chicago
A left ventricular assist device allows blood to bypass the weak part of the heart. It can be temporary or permanent depending on the patient....
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November
08,
2022
| 12:55 PM America/Chicago
Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor recently revealed a stage four prostate cancer diagnosis. It's a reminder that the disease is manageable when caught early....
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November
03,
2022
| 08:13 AM America/Chicago
The state of Illinois is boosting efforts to strengthen mental health care for children....
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October
20,
2022
| 10:52 AM America/Chicago
While a small amount of women will choose a C-section long before birth, health care providers prefer to perform them only when medically necessary....
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October
13,
2022
| 11:01 AM America/Chicago
New movement-based technology is giving kids a leg up on their recovery at OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois....
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October
12,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/Chicago
Heart attack symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness and nausea are easier to catch in patients with an active lifestyle....
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October
03,
2022
| 15:28 PM America/Chicago
When considering what type of care is right for hip, knee or ankle issues, timing plays a big role....
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September
30,
2022
| 08:03 AM America/Chicago
Plans to establish a Catholic hospital in Champaign County, Illinois, date back to 1919. OSF HealthCare Heart of Mary Medical Center now sits on the West Park Street site....
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September
27,
2022
| 15:52 PM America/Chicago
It’s a perfect time to change lifestyles to avoid cholesterol problems as we enter the holiday eating season....
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September
26,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/Chicago
Rogers will be accountable for high-quality and cost-effective health care in Urbana, Illinois...
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September
26,
2022
| 09:26 AM America/Chicago
The CDC and ACIP recommend a higher-dose flu vaccine for people 65 and older....
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September
22,
2022
| 14:05 PM America/Chicago
Door to balloon time measures the time between when a patient has first contact with a medical professional to when a balloon is placed in their heart’s arteries to resume blood flow. ...
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