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Grant in Action: New equipment benefits researchers

Technology improves thanks to donors

Healthcare is continually evolving thanks to technology. And because of a $10,790 grant to SIU School of Medicine’s Plastic Surgery Research Lab, two new incubators with the latest features are being utilized.

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Grant in Action: Patient Simulation Teaches Future Nurses

Donors advance learning at MacMurray College

Nursing students at MacMurray College are benefitting from patient simulation technology thanks to an $81,000 grant from the MMC Foundation.

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Mark Bridges

Compassionate Care Helps Area Man Cope with Chronic Pain

After a factory accident more than twenty years ago and the debilitating back pain that followed, Mark Bridges became more dependent than he wanted on a cycle of prescription pain medication.

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Glenn Gill

Home Health Services Returns Lincoln’s Glenn Gill Back to His Life

Born with spina bifida, Glenn Gill has gone through between 20 and 30 surgeries throughout his 37 years of life. In adulthood, he developed diabetes

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Bonny Sexton

Memorial’s Transplant Program Gives Bonny Sexton a New Normal

Bonny Sexton, 49, was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) when she was 19 years old. A common genetic disease, the key to controlling the disease’s progression is controlling the high blood pressure that comes with it.

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Grant in Action: Dancing to improve health

People with Parkinson’s disease benefit from donor generosity

Since July 2016, Eve Fischberg, a licensed occupational therapist, has been offering dance classes to people in the community who have Parkinson’s disease. A $2,400 grant from Memorial Medical Center Foundation is making a 12-week class offered four times throughout the year possible.

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Grant in Action: Healthy lessons at Camp Care-A-Lot

Donations benefit children in our community

Nearly 50 children who attended Camp Care-A-Lot, a program of Compass for Kids, enjoyed healthy meals and snacks thanks to a $5,758 grant from Memorial Medical Center Foundation.

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Knights of Columbus

Community Steps Up to Make Logan County Fair Special for Memorial Behavioral Health Clients

For Karen Deany, the smiles and excitement from her clients are the best part of the Logan County Fair held in August each year.

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Kristy Icenogle

Botox Delivers Migraine Relief

Botox is commonly thought of as a beauty enhancer to ease wrinkles or plump lips. Kristy Icenogle sings its praises for a whole different reason – migraine relief.

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George McNeff

Octogenarian Cancer Survivor Enjoys a Sweet Life After Treatment

Retired farmer, bear hunter and baking enthusiast George McNeff was diagnosed with prostate cancer in spring of 2018. He credits the care he received from Passavant staff at the Radiation Oncology Center for returning him to the sweet life.

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