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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.

Tanner's tale: Epilepsy, autism and a team that won't quit

Carle Foundation Hospital achieved Level 3 Epilepsy Center accreditation from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.

Carle neurology innovators gain Level 3 Epilepsy Center accreditation

The only other hospitals in the state to achieve this designation are in Chicago, Peoria and Springfield.

Expert schedule juggler applauds healthcare from anywhere

Mother with chronic asthma uses InstaCare for fast treatment without missing work or losing time with her family.

Sudden hearing loss leads to tech-aided transformation

“She opted for the Bone Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA) ... which carries the sound from the hearing ear to the non-hearing ear.”

Research-rich career changes lives far beyond cellular level

Dr. Greenberg’s life work is impactful to patients and their families, with the digestive health team serving about 5,000 patients a year.

Doctor becomes the patient in life-saving kidney transplant

Memorable patient donates his kidney to Dr. Christian Wagner because the doctor treats about 45 members of his family.

Armed with protein bars and exercise, pair tackles diabetes daily

Diabetes seminar provides essential tools and tips to manage both forms of the condition that affects so many people today.

Advocate expects patients to relate to paralyzed dog's journey

“Patients get caught up in the moment with the dog and forget about being in the hospital.”

32 brilliant minds receive Carle Illinois College of Medicine offers

One local student received her Carle Illinois College of Medicine acceptance in a hand-delivered package from Dean King Li.

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