12/01/15

World AIDS Day December 1: A day of hope

“HIV is no longer a terminal diagnosis. People with HIV are not doomed to get AIDS; however they need to be committed to their health.”

11/24/15

10 Tips help you conquer the temptation to overeat on Thanksgiving

You can almost hear the turkey calling, can’t you? The most tempting food day for many is just around the corner. 
11/13/15

Low dose CT improves lung cancer detection, survival rate

Patients with a history of smoking can get tested for lung cancer, and that test is now covered by most insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid.

10/30/15

Heart-attack patient calls kind actions a 'game changer'

After spending some time with Dan Green, it’s hard to imagine him quiet and reserved.

10/06/15

Women should get an annual mammogram starting at age 40

Doctors at Carle recommend following the American Cancer Society’s guidelines that all women get an annual mammogram starting at age 40.

9/21/15

Patients can access virtual doctor's visits for themselves, their kids

Busy parents and adults can now send medical questions and receive a diagnosis and treatment plan if needed all online through an electronic appointment or eVisit.

9/18/15

Safety advocates seek essential input from farmers, first responders

At harvest time and all year long, farmers deal with circumstances beyond their control. Trauma nurse and farmer Mary Beth Voights encourages farmers to strive every day to focus on the one thing they can control: their safety.
9/08/15

Patient applauds results and explanation of progressive PAD procedure

Terry Smith of Danville appreciates how Scott Santeler, MD, makes serious subjects crystal clear.

9/02/15

More cases of advanced prostate cancer diagnosed in rural areas

Carle physicians want men to get screened for prostate cancer. Doctors are concerned that they are seeing more cases of advanced prostate cancer diagnosed in rural counties surrounding Champaign County.

8/17/15

Five tips to help children avoid back to school anxiety

The start of the school year fills kids with many different emotions.  For some children, going back to school can cause anxiety. Behavioral health providers at Carle have several tips for parents to help kids get back to school without fear.