It may not be the best day of your life, but it could save it

Carle encourages people to get colon screenings in Urbana, Danville, Monticello and Mattoon-Charleston to save lives.


Alzheimer’s: ‘I want to celebrate with Mom in every encounter’

Aging can bring changes that are hard to come to terms with. Medical care and support early can ease this tough transition.


3 things about statins you just might have wrong

Heart expert encourages people to get their facts straight. Statins provide big benefits with few risks while lowering cholesterol.



Smart steps help reduce hospital patients' flu risk

Temporary visitor guidelines will help keep patients and staff safe and prevent the spread of flu in the hospital.


Effort sharpens access for safe lancet, needle disposal

Expanded disposal sites at clinics throughout the community keep needles out of landfills and prevent accidental sticks.


Nurses roll up sleeves, dole out thousands of flu shots

Local woman breaks a streak with first flu shot and makes decision to help others stay healthy too.


Visitors to wear protective clothing to prevent infecting others

The new policy is designed to protect patients, visitors and the community.