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Carle Health partners with Gift of Hope to honor organ donors

Healthcare staff at Carle BroMenn Medical Center and Carle Foundation Hospital are grateful for having a role in honoring decisions made by patients to be organ and tissue donors. As we celebrate National Donate Life Month, both Carle campuses held flag raisings and memorial services to commemorate donors and the families that supported their wishes, together with representatives from Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network.

Carle Medical Supply a handy tool for one patient’s health needs

Jody Eversole can’t say enough about the respiratory therapists at Carle Medical Supply. Thanks to their in-person consultation and expert CPAP equipment fitting, Jody is breathing easier after a battle with COVID-19.

No foolin’: April Fools’ Day may positively impact your health

The best April Fools’ Day pranks come from harmless, healthy sources of humor that get everyone laughing. But if the risk of being pranked makes you want to stay in bed, you may want to reconsider. It just so happens laughter is good medicine.

Make March the month to learn about colorectal cancer

If you are 45 years old or older March is also a good time to learn more about colorectal cancer and your risks of developing this common disease.

UIUC student encourages others to listen to your body, take action on diabetes

Will Hodge, a freshman at UIUC, listened to his body and sought treatment before being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Read his story and learn how Diabetes Alert Day is encouraging others to understand the risks and seriousness of diabetes.

Awareness is key to addressing concerns about diseases like cancer

If you’re not using your well-practiced problem-solving abilities when it comes to your health you could be missing an opportunity.

Carle prepares for weather advisory

Some Carle locations may reduce hours or experience closures due to weather event. Patients asked to call ahead.

When life gets complicated get down to the basics

The pandemic has been difficult. Loss of routines, social isolation, uncertainty about the future… these topics are being discussed all over social media, broadcast on radio and television and written about in news publications. Add to that the seasonal challenges that often come with winter and you have a recipe for increased behavioral health problems among people in the community.

Doctors urge caution against cold weather health hazards

Winter in the Midwest means decreasing temperatures. When temperatures go below freezing, one Carle physician says there are health risks you should be attentive to.

Pfizer booster shot now available for kids ages 12 to 15

Carle supports CDC recommendation to offer added protection to adolescent age groups against the COVID-19 virus.

Carle BroMenn Medical Center receives its second Magnet® designation

Recognition keeps the hospital among an elite group of facilities across the nation

Wound patient finds healing, success with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

When his wounds weren’t healing on their own, Bill Marchment had another option. He turned to the experts at Carle for hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Carle brings addiction medicine training to rural communities

Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Fellowship gives providers tools to treat addiction in their communities

Keep your vision strong; learn more how diabetes can affect eye health

Some may be unaware that diabetes can directly affect your eye health as well. Carle experts encourage patients to be attentive to their eye health needs while managing their diabetes.

Spiritual Care supports patient care in comforting way

Spiritual Care team connects with patients of all beliefs during a time of need.

Carle to offer Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster vaccines to community

Carle Health will begin offering the Johnson & Johnson and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to qualifying individuals beginning Saturday, Oct. 30.

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