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Off to a good start: Healthy Beginnings early childhood ambassadors boost the next generation

Whether it is advice on finding day care, finding a job or monthly budgeting, Healthy Beginnings early childhood community ambassadors work with home visiting nurses to help moms support their child’s earliest years.

Weight loss surgery and a virtual support group improve quality of life for a grateful patient

With the support of an online community and her bariatric team, Laurie Lingley’s bariatric surgical treatment is helping to improve her quality of life.

Minority mental health concerns sometimes ignored, misunderstood, therapists say

Mental illness symptoms among people of color sometimes are ignored or misunderstood. National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month is important to remind people of color, their loved ones and health professionals to take action when symptoms of depression, anxiety or other illnesses are exhibited.

Compassion Closet, Cupboard, offer clothing, food, to discharged patients in need

The Compassion Closets at Carle BroMenn Medical Center and Carle Eureka Hospital offer new, donated clothes for people who need something to wear home when they're being discharged from the hospital. The new Compassion Cupboard at BroMenn offers a bag of nutritious food and a list of food pantries for discharged patients who are returning home with little food.

Volunteers provide a kind smile and comfort items to make patient experience more pleasant

Comfort Cart is a new program at Carle Foundation Hospital to support patients in a similar fashion to a volunteer program already bringing reprieve to patients at Carle BroMenn Medical Center.

Community Coalition Seeks to Increase Health Access Across McLean County

Health needs assessments demonstrate how some McLean County neighborhoods and communities struggle to access needed services. In response, local civic leaders and nonprofits have embarked on a growing partnership to improve the health and well-being of local residents. A new Carle BroMenn mobile health clinic, dedicated to McLean County represents the first step in improving these gaps in local communities.

Take a moment for self-care with treatments for refreshed and healthy skin

Carle Health provides relaxing and safe treatments for self-care and to meet your health and skincare goals.

Patient credits doctor for improving her health, mobility, confidence

Outpatient total joint replacement gets patients back on their feet in no time with faster recovery available at home with loved ones.

Pekin now offers FDA-Approved Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS)

Carle Health continues its effort to provide high-quality breast care by now offering the InveniaTM ABUS 2.0 (Automated Breast Ultrasound System) at the Women’s Diagnostic Center in Pekin.

Carle Health first to bring highly effective cleft lip treatment to patients throughout the region

Dr. Ashley Manlove introduced the nasoalveolar molding treatment to Carle Health to fill a need in her community, providing care to infant patients with cleft lips or palates.

Independence Day shouldn't mean a trip to the Emergency Department

The Fourth of July is prime time for fireworks injuries, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, burns and traffic crashes because of DUI. Carle Health experts describe what they deal with this time of year and pass along their tips to avoid spending the holiday in the hospital.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy healed patient’s wound and touched his heart

A complex wound-healing situation brought Norman Jones to the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Carle BroMenn Medical Center but what he left with was not just healing, but a new extended family.

7 Tesla MRI opening doors about traumatic brain injury for research team

Collaborative effort involves following patients in hopes of identifying improved traumatic brain injury treatments for the future.

Community Partners Tackle Homelessness and Build Hope with New Supportive Housing Community

Carle Health, the Champaign County Health Care Consumers, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are working together to bring tangible solutions to those most at risk of homelessness and who are medically fragile.

A new community garden is now open at Carle at The Riverfront

A ribbon-cutting event was held June 20 at The Riverfront campus to officially open the new community garden which aims to support food insecurity initiatives across Vermilion County.

Seventy-one Carle Health team members honored for 30 years or more of service

Loyalty Courtyards celebrate long-time employees with engraved pavers; 856 team members recognized since 2017

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