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2022
May
27,
2022
| 10:21 AM America/Chicago
Summer means bike rides, bonfires, camping, swimming, boating, and other summer activities. This typically brings with it an increase in minor injuries during these months....
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May
26,
2022
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that will impact roughly 35,000 people this year alone. While incurable, people are living longer with this cancer thanks to medical advances. ...
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May
26,
2022
| 12:54 PM America/Chicago
The school shooting in Texas has left lives shattered. Images of  the tragedy are everywhere, and our kids are watching. A behavioral health experts outlines how to talk to kids about tough topics....
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May
26,
2022
| 11:37 AM America/Chicago
Good news for coffee drinkers! A new study indicates that a daily java habit has the power to lower heart disease and stroke risk....
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May
24,
2022
| 13:38 PM America/Chicago
In the midst of Mental Health Awareness Month, experts are reminding you there are resources to bridge the gap between “What do I do?” and “I have the care I need.”...
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May
20,
2022
| 08:49 AM America/Chicago
While TikTok videos have brought joy to so many during the pandemic, experts are warning that too much time spent on the app can become problematic - leading to “TikTok Brain."...
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May
19,
2022
| 10:38 AM America/Chicago
As the national baby formula shortage continues, an OSF HealthCare pediatrician gives advice on navigating the situation safely....
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May
19,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
The best way to reduce your risk of bladder cancer is to quit smoking. More than 90% of cases are related to smoking. May is National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. ...
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May
18,
2022
| 09:36 AM America/Chicago
Perinatal depression can affect women during pregnancy and after childbirth. One in seven women experience it during pregnancy or in the first year after delivery....
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May
17,
2022
| 13:48 PM America/Chicago
What started as a central Illinois initiative has turned into a national reach with ambulances donated from three states, thus far, playing a role in Ukraine's fight for freedom. ...
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May
16,
2022
| 09:21 AM America/Chicago
The issue of pregnancy loss got mainstream attention in May of 2022, when pop star Britney Spears announced she lost her child early in her pregnancy....
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May
13,
2022
| 10:52 AM America/Chicago
An outbreak of liver disease in children has resulted in hospitalizations and fatalities. Researchers are scrambling to find the cause, but a common virus could be involved....
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May
13,
2022
| 09:41 AM America/Chicago
Depression is the most common condition associated with suicide. Despite this, it is often undiagnosed or untreated - and many people suffer in silence....
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May
13,
2022
| 09:33 AM America/Chicago
When deciding whether to breastfeed or use formula, experts say you should consider information driven by data and science....
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May
13,
2022
| 08:24 AM America/Chicago
At some point in their life, many men will have to think about benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), commonly known as an enlarged prostate. Luckily, BPH is treatable....
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May
12,
2022
| 18:00 PM America/Chicago
Headaches are a real pain. Nearly 50% of the world suffers from some type of headache - from tension headaches to migraines. But there are plenty of options available to preventing headaches from keeping you down. ...
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May
06,
2022
| 10:48 AM America/Chicago
For decades, a daily regimen of low-dose, or baby aspirin was recommended for adults as a way to keep heart attacks and strokes at bay. Commonly recognized as a pain reliever, aspirin also contains anti-inflammatory properties and acts as a blood thi...
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May
06,
2022
| 09:46 AM America/Chicago
Time restricted eating has grown in popularity, often touted as a way to lose weight and gain control of one’s diet. But is eating on the clock worth the time? One study says maybe not....
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May
06,
2022
| 09:04 AM America/Chicago
May is High Blood Pressure Education Month. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), more than half of American adults have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Contrary to many who believe hypertension is an “old person disease...
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May
05,
2022
| 15:16 PM America/Chicago
Mick Mars, best known as the lead guitarist for the legendary rock band Mötley Crüe, has spent a lifetime thrilling fans with his aggressive style of play. But he’s also suffered for years with a disease called ankylosing spondylitis (AS) – a form of...
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May
02,
2022
| 08:14 AM America/Chicago
From chemotherapy to radiation therapy, cancer care is complex, and technology and science are constantly trying to keep up to make things easier for the patient.At the OSF Bobette Steely Hegeler Cancer Care Center in Danville, Illinois, top-of-the l...
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April
29,
2022
| 12:18 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare marked  the next phase of construction for the OSF HealthCare Cancer Institute on the campus of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois with the placement of the last steel beam on April 28....
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April
29,
2022
| 09:03 AM America/Chicago
Spring means baseball is gearing up, and kids and adults alike are dusting off their cleats. Baseball comes with plenty of opportunities for strains, sprains or worse, but there are ways to stay in the game all summer long....
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April
29,
2022
| 08:11 AM America/Chicago
After being virtually nonexistent last year, influenza is back in full force.According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent flu report there have been at least 4.7 million flu illnesses, 47,000 hospitalizations, and 2,80...
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April
27,
2022
| 10:33 AM America/Chicago
Abraham Kocheril, MD, chuckles as he remembers how doctors, decades ago, used weights and pulleys to get pacemaker and defibrillator leads out of a patient’s body.Medicine has come a long way since then. Doctors now commonly use mechanical tools for ...
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April
22,
2022
| 10:54 AM America/Chicago
While society may view it as less common than getting pregnant in your late teens, 20s, or early 30s, experts say later-in-life pregnancies can be successful if you plan for the complications that come with age.“I would not want anyone to let their a...
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April
22,
2022
| 08:43 AM America/Chicago
Saturday, April 30 marks the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) 22nd annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Multiple locations throughout Illinois and Michigan will be participating in the event, ready to take unwanted, unused, an...
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April
21,
2022
| 11:35 AM America/Chicago
It’s no secret that leading a sedentary lifestyle can be detrimental to a person’s health in a number of ways – it increases the risk of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, depression and more. A lack of regular activity is equally harmful for cancer s...
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April
20,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
While cancers such as breast, lung and colon may get more public attention, head and neck cancer is certainly nothing to ignore. April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month, designed to put a spotlight on head and neck cancer, its causes and sympto...
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April
15,
2022
| 09:15 AM America/Chicago
Some therapy patients are getting an out-of-this-world experience – under the watchful eyes of their therapists. New virtual reality (VR) technology called REAL VR is marrying high tech activities with traditional therapy needs.REAL VR provides VR th...
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