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2024
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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February
14,
2024
| 11:33 AM America/Chicago
New, potentially life-saving options for cancer patients are coming to Illinois.  And  how therapy and water go hand in hand. The 180,000 square foot OSF HealthCare Cancer Institute opens this month in Peoria. In addition to proton therapy, it will i...
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February
07,
2024
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
The heart yearns for sleep. With too little or too much sleep, we can experience long-lasting health problems. For adults, enough sleep is 7-8 hours. Getting 6 or fewer hours of sleep has significant health risks. One in particular is heart disease.D...
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January
31,
2024
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
The New Year can bring unwanted stress to some people. It can also bring an increase in viruses. Over the last few months, communities across America have been hit hard by a number of respiratory illnesses that have come and gone in waves. First it w...
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January
24,
2024
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
In this week's Health Highlights, OSF HealthCare providers take a look at the signs and symptoms of strokes in women, and small bowel obstruction.
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January
17,
2024
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
A New Year's Resolution you probably have never thought of, and keeping a close eye on the supplements our kids are taking. Did you have a childhood hero? If so, you likely aspired to emulate them and their achievements. Nowadays, your kids may see t...
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January
10,
2024
| 10:36 AM America/Chicago
Preparing for Mother Nature this winter, and how do we set attainable goals this New Year? Find out in this week's Health Highlights.
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January
03,
2024
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
Sunburns and skin cancer don't have an exclusive partnership with hot months at the beach. Ultraviolet rays are still present even in the middle of winter. After a day of shoveling or playing in the snow, you may notice your face is a little red. Peo...
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2023
December
27,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
Christmas has come and gone, but keep some holiday songs on your playlist. They might just save your life. The American Heart Association updated its CPR playlist, the list of songs with the right tempo for chest compressions. You can hum the songs w...
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December
20,
2023
| 09:57 AM America/Chicago
There's a high note when it comes to singing. Do you have a lingering cough? Learn more in this week's Health Highlights.
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December
13,
2023
| 13:18 PM America/Chicago
Right now, your child may be writing Santa Claus for gifts, some of which may include battery-powered items. However, these can pose health hazards to young children. 
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December
06,
2023
| 13:59 PM America/Chicago
Becoming a new parent can be overwhelming. Adding on the potential of a winter cold or virus only adds more stress. OSF HealthCare doctors share reassuring tips to help treat symptoms this winter season. You've probably heard of Bronchitis, an illnes...
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November
29,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
Kids in the classroom and packed holiday gatherings are a cocktail for sesasonal colds and viruses, including respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. Most symptoms are mild like a cold. You can have a fever, runny nose or cough. It can become more serio...
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November
22,
2023
| 10:55 AM America/Chicago
As you fill up your plates this holiday season, it's important to decide what to, and what not to add to your meal. Health experts say moderation is key. Surrounded by holiday staples like turkey, casseroles, stuffing and more, it's an easy time to o...
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November
16,
2023
| 10:49 AM America/Chicago
The holidays are here, and soon we'll prepare Thanksgiving meals for our loved ones featuring a major staple: turkey. Thawing a Thanksgiving turkey can take days. Ashley Simper, Manager of Dietetic Services with OSF HealthCare, recommends keeping the...
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November
08,
2023
| 13:49 PM America/Chicago
Celebrities have been drawing attention to Endometriosis, when the tissue similar to the lining of the uterus, is found outside of the uterus. The often painful condition can cause bleeding, pelvic pain and scarring. Dr. Vanessa Foster, an OB/GYN wit...
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November
01,
2023
| 13:31 PM America/Chicago
In this week's health highlights: how the fall can be challenging for those with severe breathing disorders. Plus, how to prioritize your overall wellness. 
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October
25,
2023
| 12:26 PM America/Chicago
In this week's Health Highlights: How to keep your kids safe while in crowds, and the health benefits of cottage cheese come with caution.
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