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The dos and don’ts of working from home

Working from home can take a toll on your body without the proper ergonomics. Carle Occupational Medicine offers some tips to make sure your workspace supports your physical health.

To grandmother’s house or no? Families grapple with COVID-19 holiday plans

In many areas of the country, COVID-19 rates are soaring and the lure of holiday gatherings coupled with more indoor activities may result in even more cases and illnesses. Take steps today to protect yourself and others.

Patient council member feedback advocate and advance care

Carle partners with community council to receive patient feedback and continuously improve.

Rural Safety Messages Raise Student Awareness

Delivery of safety messages to rural schools looks a bit different this year due to the pandemic, but raising awareness among rural youth remains central to outreach by the Carle Center for Rural Health and Farm Safety.

Low-dose screening gives smokers early insight into lung cancer

No-fuss low-dose screening tool for lung cancer is available to qualified smokers.

Having the Difficult Talk - Carle offers advance care planning

A convergence of pandemic concerns and the time of year when families gather, even virtually, for the holidays, is also a good time for Carle patients to think about talking with loved ones about medical care should they become ill and are unable to communicate their wishes.

Learn the ABCs and Ds of Medicare coverage

Medicare has four mix-and-match parts so you can find the coverage that’s right for you.

Easy steps to help your parents pick the right Medicare plan

Choosing the right health insurance plan saves you time and money but understanding all of the options can seem daunting. Simplete offers “all-in-one” options to support overall health and wellness including medical, vision, dental and prescription drug coverage.

Why you need insurance at any age: Five tips to selecting an individual plan

Writing a check for your monthly insurance premium might seem like something you can forgo especially if you’re young and healthy. However, cutting out health insurance now may have a long-term effect on your health and your wallet.

Children have a new, local option for eye health

Carle Eye department is excited to welcome pediatric ophthalmology back to the community with the addition of Saba Alniemi, MD, Ophthalmology. Children will now have more access to better eye health right in their own back yard.

Encouragement, expertise give 'fresh start' to bariatric patient

Mattoon resident Colin Leggett knew he needed to make a change. With Carle’s Bariatric Surgery team right at his side, he made the first step toward a better future for himself and his family. Now down 175 pounds, Colin believes that the team at Carle Bariatric Surgery can help others too.

Innovative New Equipment Improves Patient Access, Image Quality

New Positron Emissions Tomography or PET-CT machine at Carle Cancer Institute paves the way for increased access, faster scanning and diagnosis for patients.

Three Carle hospitals claim Most Wired designation

Carle Foundation Hospital, Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center and Carle Richland Memorial recognized for excellence in healthcare technology.

Tricks to keep your kids and family safe this Halloween

When planning to host or attend a celebration, you should assess current COVID-19 levels in your community to determine whether to postpone, cancel or limit the number of attendees.

Simplete plan a great fit thanks to a friend’s recommendation

Jim Eide listened to his neighbor and discovered Health Alliance’s Simplete Medicare Advantage delivered the excellent price, service and coverage he and his wife were looking for.

Keep current with your prescriptions with hassle-free home delivery

More than cost savings and convenience, mail order prescriptions help members comply with their doctor’s direction.

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