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New Physician at Passavant OB/GYN

Alexander Raw, MD, a faculty member at SIU OB/GYN, is accepting new patients at Passavant OB/GYN.

Caregivers Must Take Care of Themselves, Behavioral Health Expert Says

Financial and emotional costs of caring for elderly parents, especially those with dementia or traumatic brain injuries, can become overwhelming for their children. That's why it's important for caregivers to make time to take care of themselves and not feel guilty about it, says a licensed clinical social worker with Memorial Behavioral Health-Counseling Associates.

TMH Foundation to Host Annual Signature Event

The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation will be hosting its annual Signature Event titled “Gifts of the Season” on Saturday, December 2 at The Pillars Event Center. Long-time event co-chairs Mary McNeely and Penny Bliler celebrate their fifth year of planning the event which promises to be a night to remember with a social hour at 6 p.m. followed by a welcome and plated dinner at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by acoustic duo “Lowder and Manning”.

Hands-On Healthcare: Nursing Session

The November 16th session of Hands-On Healthcare will provide a plethora of learning opportunities for attendees.

Linda Kennedy is Passavant Employee of the Month

Passavant Area Hospital’s Employee of the Month is Linda Kennedy, BSN, RN, IBCLC, Obstetrics. She is the lactation services facilitator and has been employed at Passavant 29 years.

Memorial Health System Recognized with Quality Award from International Hospital Federation

Memorial Health System earned one of the top excellence awards from the International Hospital Federation.

’Tis the Season Luncheon and Card Party Tickets on Sale

Tickets are on sale now for ‘Tis the Season Holiday Luncheon and Card Party, a fundraising tradition of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. The event raises funds for the local Lifeline program. This year, the event will take place at the American Legion on December 4, 2017 at noon. Lunch will be catered by Pat Bay of LincolnLand Catering.

Annual Ceremony Lights Up ALMH

The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation is pleased to launch the 30th Annual Light Up a Life Campaign at ALMH. Each year, thousands of individuals and groups are celebrated through a campaign inviting the community to honor those living, remember those who have passed, or show appreciation to those healthcare professionals providing great care.

SIU Physician Pipeline Program to being it's 9th Year!

The Physician Pipeline Preparatory Program, better known as P4, will begin it's ninth year next week. Monday, November 6th is the kickoff for the fall training module, which runs for two weeks.

SIU Physician Pipeline Program to being it's 9th Year!

The Physician Pipeline Preparatory Program, better known as P4, will begin it's ninth year next week. Monday, November 6th is the kickoff for the fall training module, which runs for two weeks.

Memorial Medical Center to Host Shoulder Replacement Seminar

Memorial Medical Center will host a free community event to inform and educate people about each step involved in a total shoulder replacement on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation (MCLI), 228 W. Miller St.

Pollice Named October ALMH Employee of the Month

Amanda Pollice of Lincoln has been named the October Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Pollice is an echo technician and works in the cardiopulmonary department

Memorial’s Festival of Trees to be Held Nov. 18-26 on Illinois State Fairgrounds

The 28th annual Memorial’s Festival of Trees will be held Nov. 18-26 at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. The festival’s hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 18, Nov. 20-22 and Nov. 24-25; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 19 and Nov. 26; and 4-8 p.m. Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving Day).

Wellness Expo Vendor Registration Opens

Logan County businesses and organizations are invited to bring their health-related offerings to the 2018 Wellness Expo on Saturday, February 17 from 9am – 1pm at the Lincoln Park District. The event is expected to bring over 600 community members together in celebration of healthy behaviors.

Winter Depression Might Be SAD

As the weather starts to cool and the days become shorter, many may start to experience Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a type of depression that comes and goes with the seasons, typically starting in the late fall and easing up in the spring.

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