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Recognizing Signs of Depression

Recognizing Signs of Depression

Nearly 7 percent of all U.S. adults suffer from depression, making it one of the most common mental health disorders.October is National Depression and Mental […]

As Classes Resume, Some Health Tips From the CDC

As Classes Resume, Some Health Tips From the CDC

(HealthDay News) — Students face a number of challenges as they head back to school this fall — from potential exposure to COVID-19 and other […]

How to Talk with Your Doctor About Mental Health

How to Talk with Your Doctor About Mental Health

When your body isn’t well, you head to the doctor. But what if your mind isn’t feeling quite right? Your health care provider should hear […]

How the Delta Variant Is Changing the U.S. Forecast for COVID-19

How the Delta Variant Is Changing the U.S. Forecast for COVID-19

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 vaccines are helping protect the unvaccinated as the new Delta strain surges across the United States, but […]

Prevent Injury Around Barbecue Grills

Prevent Injury Around Barbecue Grills

The act of flipping a row of sizzling burgers on a barbecue grill is one of summer’s simple pleasures. But there is danger lurking in […]

Plan Your Day for a Good Night’s Sleep

Plan Your Day for a Good Night’s Sleep

Your bedroom’s cool and dark. You’ve tried counting sheep. But still, you can’t quite seem to nod off—or stay there. If you’re having sleep problems, […]

Summer Water Fun Can Bring Drowning Risks

Summer Water Fun Can Bring Drowning Risks

As you seek to cool down in a pool or at the beach this summer, always keep water safety for yourself and others in mind, […]

Time is important in Stroke

Time is important in Stroke

When people experience stroke-like symptoms, time is of the essence. Strokes can damage the body quickly when people do not seek immediate medical care. However, […]

COVID and Long-Term Issues

COVID and Long-Term Issues

7 Out of 10 Hospitalized COVID Patients Will Have Long-Haul Symptoms WEDNESDAY, May 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — If you land in the hospital with […]

SBL Welcomes Endocrinologist

SBL Welcomes Endocrinologist

Endocrinologist Sathya Subbiah has come to know her patients more like good friends and extended family members. “I like to understand them as a person. […]

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COVID and Cardiac Disease

People with serious cardiac diseases are faring worse than patients without heart disease when they contract COVID-19. SBL Cardiologist B. Lakshmi, MD, explains that COVID-19 […]

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SBL Welcomes New Gastroenterologist

Chicago-based Gastroenterologist Stephen T. Steiner, MD, is now seeing patients and performing procedures one week each month at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. Gastroenterology focuses […]

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Pandemic and Weight Issues in Children

MONDAY, March 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Kids and teens are already struggling to learn outside the classroom during the pandemic, but lockdowns and quarantines […]

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Fewer Needle Sticks For Patients

Craig Minor has spent the better part of his nursing career caring for higher acuity patients. He knows that his patients often require multiple lab […]