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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.

Starting the New Year with good nutrition

Whether you are keeping a new year’s resolution or combatting illness through nutritional choices, eating healthy may be easier than you thought.

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.

Care, commitment, quality at Carle Foundation Hospital recognized by Healthgrades

Pulmonary, gastrointestinal, stroke and critical care all receive high marks through a hospital performance evaluation at Carle Foundation Hospital.

Four-legged visitors bring comfort, support to staff and patients

Carle BroMenn and Carle Foundation Hospital use certified therapy dog programs to support patients and staff.

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.

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.

Honor holiday traditions in safe ways

While the idea of gathering for Thanksgiving is exciting this year, keeping the holiday safe is essential.

Remember to take care of your heart during the holiday

Heart failures regularly occur during the holidays as patients indulge in high salt, alcohol and processed foods their heart cannot take.

COVID-19 vaccine available to children 5-11 at Carle, appointments available

Carle Health supports the recent recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for children ages 5-11 to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and will begin scheduling appointments throughout the region.

Salads and robots? Unique fresh food option comes to Carle

Sally the Robot offers a safe, contactless ordering experience 24/7 for fresh salads.

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.

Find your rhythm with early detection of atrial fibrillation

Our hearts are controlled by a series of electrical signals felt by our pulse. When this signal is jumbled or irregular, we can have atrial fibrillation, a common type of abnormal heart rhythm known as arrhythmia

Carle to offer Pfizer booster to recommended community members at scheduled vaccine clinics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a booster dose for individuals who qualify six months after completing the two-dose Pfizer vaccine series. The CDC recommends the booster for those 65 and above and 50 and above with underlying medical conditions.

Rural Health and Farm Safety marks 30th year focused on safety

Community Health Initiatives outreach evolves to meet safety and health needs of farms, rural communities.

NICU focuses on importance of reading to babies through read-a-thon

The importance of reading to babies is highlighted in the NICU at Carle Foundation Hospital through a friendly reading competition.

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