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Area healthcare partners key in community pandemic plans

The best defense against illness is effective hand washing and minimizing contact with sick people.

Five years later, epilepsy patient shares in the joy of being seizure free

Champaign’s Kristen Neaville serves as the embodiment for why Carle’s Epilepsy Center is growing its provider base.

Carle community among Health Maker Lab finalists

Twenty innovative finalists from across the state of Illinois will pitch their ideas to improve human health. You can cheer them on as they do.

Carle nurse shaped her future through student internship

Applicants of Carle’s Student Nurse Internship Program can approach the future they envision; Morgann Graham, RN, is proof.

Nurse Honor Guard looking for new members in 2020

Recognition group works to celebrate passing nurses’ impact.

INSYNC gift gets young patients moving

Popular lip-syncing contest will raise money for Will’s Garden this year. Tickets are on sale now.

Cardiac rehab in Mattoon turns a fortune and builds a friendship

Vickie Gilbert thought the worst after a heart diagnosis in May. Less than six months later, she turned her health around completely.

Mom picks up knitting to make hats for newborns

Marshall’s Tiffany Huisinga spent her holidays in the hospital, but used her time to learn how to knit waiting her son’s arrival.

Carle expanding access to safe medication disposal

Carle now offers Champaign-Urbana area residents a safe place to dispose of unwanted medications.

Carle remains among nation’s best for U.S. Hospitals for clinical outcomes

Support group links patients after an isolating diagnosis

Stephanie O’Neal was blindsided upon learning she had Crohn’s disease, but Carle’s IBD Support Group helps her feel connected and educated.

Passion for Occupational Medicine make Coles workers safer

The Carle team supports workplace health by knowing and addressing the needs and challenges of diverse employees and work settings. 

Carle Returnship provides a bridge back to the workforce

“This program is remapping prior skills into a new environment,” LouAnn Scheelhaase said.

Study: Healthy diet may avert nutritional problems in head, neck cancer patients

Eating foods high in antioxidants and other micronutrients prior to diagnosis may help patients in the long run.

Continuing education leads to continual fulfillment

Kelci Steeples, RN, looks forward to Carle’s inaugural Central Illinois Medical Surgical Nursing Conference as a new opportunity for new nurses to find their way.

‘Game changer’ for patients on blood thinners

Patients like Bobbie Jean Ortiz credit Anticoagulation Management Services (AMS) with resolving complexities associated with medications like Warfarin and Coumadin.

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