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.

8/10/15

Quick work gives heart attack patients a better chance to recover

One hour, maximum. That’s the goal. The national standard for people having a heart attack to receive life-saving treatment in the cardiac catheterization lab should be no more than one hour after arriving at the Emergency Department.

7/13/15

Physician explains how to get those much-needed ZZZs

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine says people who don’t get seven to nine hours of sleep per night are at risk for significant health problems, like obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

6/02/15

Aspirin can help prevent heart attack, but it's not for everybody

We’ve all heard the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but can “an aspirin a day keep a heart attack at bay?” A Carle cardiologist says for those at risk for heart attack or stroke, aspirin is still one of the best medicines they can take.