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Midwives bring compassion, expertise to their profession of supporting patients holistically

As the only group of midwives based in the city limits of Champaign and Urbana, Carle Foundation Hospital midwives are trained nurse practitioners who deliver on dedication to their patients.

Colon health routines may need to start sooner than expected

Patient finds support and receives individualized care, empowering her to make health choices for her own.

Future gift will transform interior spaces at Carle Foundation Hospital

Estate plan results in single largest gift made to Carle Health Center for Philanthropy in 2023 with a focus on nurturing mental health and emotional well-being.

Central Illinois mom shares impact of son's organ donation at Carle Health Donate Life events

Carle Health is committed to facilitating the gift of organ and tissue donation. During National Donate Life Month, flag-raising ceremonies will happen at three Carle Health hospitals. The keynote speaker will be the mother of a 17-year-old organ donor from Central Illinois.

World-class pediatric care recognized at Carle Foundation Hospital

Carle Foundation Hospital is one of three Pediatric Critical Care Centers in downstate Illinois and 11 statewide.

Athletic trainers work on and off the field of competition to ensure athletes stay healthy

A conduit between coaches, parents and physicians, athletic trainers work to keep young and old healthy from head to toe.

Bronchiolitis kits offer at-home peace of mind for parents after an Emergency Department visit

Carle Foundation Hospital offers take-home kits as an alternative for qualifying parents who bring a young child to the Emergency Department with respiratory illness.

Carle Health welcomes Leap Day babies, including twins who will have different birth dates

Babies born on Feb. 29 will have a special place on the calendar as parents look for ways to celebrate the birth date.

Just when everything was going wrong, everything went right: A survivor story

“Feeling the running screw conveyer beating at the bottom of my shoe, knowing it could grab me at any moment, was more terrifying than anything else.”

Carle BroMenn physicians, providers find connection with Carle Illinois College of Medicine students

Carle BroMenn Medical Center makes improvements to support the Carle Illinois College of Medicine clerkship students in Bloomington-Normal.

New grant helping to keep farm life safer for all

Carle Rural Health & Farm Safety service receives grant to offer a free online safety and health webinar series.

Early Warnings: Harnessing machine learning insights to improve endometrial cancer diagnosis

Carle Cancer Institute Urbana physician teams with Carle Illinois College of Medicine student to leverage technology that alerts doctors of patients with increased risk of endometrial cancer.

Life at Windsor of Savoy provides activities and events, building community and belonging

Windsor of Savoy residents help create a rich community with events and activities during a time when many seniors face isolation.

A Simple Drive Provides Critical Support That Can Saves Lives

A volunteer with the American Cancer Society received a first-of-its-kind recognition for driving patients to and from Carle Cancer Institute Urbana.

Warmed by music: Evening pianist greets team members, visitors at BroMenn

Renny Alex, 18, just wanted a quiet place to play music for other people without calling attention to himself. Instead, his Tuesday evening piano playing in the atrium of Carle BroMenn Medical Center has warmed the hearts of team members and visitors.

Partnership fosters innovation aimed at children who had heart transplants

The multisite project studies whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology could replace invasive biopsies.

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