Know the Signs of PTSD

Not everyone who experiences trauma will develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)—but everyone with PTSD has experienced some form of trauma.

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5 Things to Do (And NOT to Do) When You Have a Sunburn

Do you think sunburn is nothing more than a temporary inconvenience? Not quite. According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, having just five sunburns in your lifetime doubles your risk of developing a potentially deadly type of skin cancer called melanoma. 

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How a Urology Visit Can Help You

Urology is an important medical specialty serving infants, children, adults and seniors living with conditions affecting their urinary tract. Doctors who specialize in urology, known as urologists or urologic surgeons, also help men who have issues related to their fertility and reproductive organs.

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Skin Cancer Prevention: 5 Tips

May is Skin Cancer Prevention Month. Many people don't realize that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer there is, and it can be deadly in some cases. 

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Sinus Issues 101

The sinuses consist of air spaces in your skull and facial bones, specifically within your forehead, inside your cheekbones and behind the nose. These air spaces make up the upper part of your respiratory tract from your nose into your throat.

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Gallstones: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Time for an anatomy pop quiz: Do you know where your gallbladder is? 

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STD Awareness Week: Know the Facts & Take Care of Your Health

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness week is April 11-17 and happens to fall during a pandemic. To educate and assist patients who might be experiencing symptoms during this time, SIU Medicine OB-GYN Nurse Practitioner Kaylie Caswell, answered a few questions.

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