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Nurse Honor Guard gains popularity as families pause to remember

Carle nurses are now part of a countywide Nurse Honor Guard, which recognizes caregivers’ contributions after they pass away.

Social workers help finance patient's life-saving seizure meds

Collaboration between inpatient and outpatient social work helps patient get his medication at a price he can afford.

Life-changing bill moves to governor after unanimous House approval

Carle, legislators partner so "participants can focus on gaining workforce and parenting skills that will help them move forward."

Communication and coping mechanisms reduce effects of bullying

Bullies come in all shapes and sizes. Now with the anonymity of the Internet, they are even harder to spot.

Sensor study launching at Carle attracts national attention

Information from the penny-sized, battery-free flexible sensors will alert staff and help prevent skin sores, irritation and pressure ulcers.

Research and philanthropy drive decade of cancer center progress

Parking lot becomes world-class cancer center where the way people are treated is just as important as the treatment.

Latest social media challenge impacts airways, breathing

The “condom snorting challenge” has gone viral, but participating can lead to damaging health outcomes.

Thinking Uber instead of an ambulance for stroke? Don't!

“Every minute spent in an Uber is a minute that could be spent getting potentially life-saving pre-hospital care.”

Nurse gathers experience in patients' homes, in her community

Nurses looking for a rewarding change can learn more about nursing careers at Carle on May 3 during a Nursing Virtual Job Fair.

Volunteers make 'reality' of hospital easier for kids

Trained volunteers support kids in the hospital with virtual reality therapy that complements medical care.

Baby-Friendly status spotlights breastfeeding for better health

Baby-Friendly designation elevates Carle’s gold standard of care for women, babies with focus on breastfeeding for better health.

For safety sake, dump unused prescriptions at Take Back Day

To help curb the opioid overdose trend, Carle works with local law enforcement to control prescription drug abuse.

Carle receives an 'A' for quality patient safety and accountability

Continuous improvements and quality care are top priorities while caring for the region’s sickest patients.

Timely tech inspires healing, reduces children's fears

Region’s first child-friendly CT projector creates unique scenes to make tests less scary for young patients.

Community partners join forces for services and healthy smiles

Carle's Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery team plays a critical role in providing much-needed dental care to area residents.

Badminton lover serves up selflessness in healthcare

Student leader Priyanka Bahel shares passion for helping and builds leadership skills earning her a Governor’s Volunteer Service Award.

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