The Many, Surprising Uses for Botox

Botox is one of the most well-known medications on the market. Most people know it as a treatment or prevention of wrinkles that makes skin look more youthful. But, Botox can be used for several other reasons too.

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Celebrate Employee Health and Fitness Month with These 6 Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

Employee health matters. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that productivity losses due to absenteeism costs U.S. companies $225.8 billion each year. And, heart disease and stroke are among the most common and expensive health issues facing our nation today. Treatment for these problems amounts to $1 out of every $6 spent on health care in this country.

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Year

By May, most people's New Year’s resolutions go right out the window. This year can be different! Make an effort to check in with a friend, or be self-accountable monthly and reevaluate how you’re doing with your goal to stay healthy this year. If you’ve fallen off track, get your priorities in order and make the choices to become the healthiest version you can be for yourself.

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The Ultimate Guide to Pediatric Specialties

For parents, being told your child is sick may be a scary situation. For families who need care from a specialist, a doctor who trained in a particular field of study, it may be even scarier unless they are confident in that physician’s recommendations and treatment of their child.

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High-Risk Pregnancies: Who is at Risk & How to Prevent Complications

In a high-risk pregnancy, the life and health of mom, the baby, or both is threatened. For some women, pregnancy can be the most incredible, yet fearful experience in their lives. Discovering your pregnancy is considered high risk can be very scary.

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How Stress Can Impact Your Heart

Stress is a normal part of life—whether it's a stressful day at work, a sick family member, a job change, a divorce or any other normal change in your life, things happen to make us feel overwhelmed. 

It may not be possible to avoid stress, but at SIU Medicine, patients are encouraged to learn how to manage daily stress more effectively.

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5 Things to Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month is April! SIU Medicine has a team of experienced providers helping men, women and children of all ages manage this disease and maintain the highest quality of living possible.  

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