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“Don’t doctor and drive”, health officials warn

Virtual visits are changing the way patients are receiving care. But doctors warn that driving while seeing your doctor virtually is dangerous and a major health risk.

Efforts rewarded for keeping baby safe during sleep

Carle Foundation Hospital recognized for efforts to practice and teach safe sleep habits for babies.

Answering your questions about school and sport physicals

Neena Tripathy, MD, Pediatrics answers some of the most frequently asked questions about school and sport physicals and how easy it is to schedule them at Carle

Delta variant “major risk” to unvaccinated individuals—here’s what to know

Robert Healy, MD, chief quality officer discusses the Delta variant and shares information you should know about the new strain of COVID-19

A problem solver’s path leads to cancer survivorship

Taking a practical, well-reasoned approach to his cancer diagnosis pays off for this cancer survivor.

Summer means time to provide additional skin protection

Did you know your skin is your largest organ? It’s not to be taken for granted while you are working or recreating outdoors during these warm weather months.

Carle Eye Department offers six tips to protect your eyes from the sun.

As warm, sunny days arrive in the summer, more people spend time outside. It’s important to take steps to protect your eyes from UV rays with these six tips from Carle Eye Department.

Oh no: Here we go again! Maintaining balance during rapidly changing times

Tips to maintain balance during rapidly changing times.

Mobile Health Clinic to reach more children thanks to grant

Promoting pediatric primary prevention is at the center of a grant received by the Mobile Health Clinic.

Carle forms support group for healing after losing someone to COVID-19

To address the well-being of those in our communities, a new virtual support group is available to those who have lost loved ones due to COVID-19.

Carle surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines, celebrates collaboration

With the help of public health, community partners and team members across Carle Health, Carle is celebrating over 100,000 community vaccines given.

Women's Legacy Circle makes its largest donation ever to support Community Health Initiatives

Putting aside small increments of dues each year allows Women’s Legacy Circle to make a $75,000 donation to support Carle’s Community Health Initiatives.

PICU expansion keeps children safe in its first year

Carle Health is caring for some of the region’s sickest children at Carle Foundation Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), which opened June 1, 2020.

Acting on mutated genes provides knowledge to families and results for generations

Some families choose genetic counseling to make decisions today and pass on knowledge to the next generation.

Gynecologic oncologist provides convenience of specialized care in east central Illinois

Carle Cancer Institute Normal and Carle Cancer Institute Urbana are fortunate to have a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. Her presence provides convenience and expertise to women who otherwise may have to travel long distances for treatment.

Why you still need to wear a mask in public after you’ve been vaccinated

The latest research suggests communities will need to vaccinate more than 70% of a population to reach herd immunity. But with limited supply in many areas, it’s important to keep up with existing prevention measures such as wearing a mask, social distancing and washing your hands.

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