What’s New at SIH

Is Your Child’s Backpack Too Heavy?

August 26th, 2015:

It’s Time to Head Back to School! The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers the following tips and recommendations for backpack safety: • A lightweight pack that doesn’t add a lot of weight to your child’s load (for example, even though leather packs look cool, they weigh more than traditional canvas backpacks). • Wide, padded… Read more

SIH, SIU Team up for fourth year to “Black Out Cancer”

August 19th, 2015:

Saluki Athletics and Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) are once again teaming up for an event Footballscoop.com called “the best charity promotion in college football.” On Saturday, September 26, the SIU Saluki football team will once again wear commemorative black jerseys during Family Weekend at the Salukis Black Out Cancer game. In the weeks leading up… Read more

Vascular Services Evolve

August 17th, 2015:

Vascular services are growing as Dr. Mohammad Al-Zoubaidi, a board certified, fellowship-trained, vascular/endovascular surgeon, joins SIH Medical Group in Carbondale. Southern Illinois Healthcare’s Prairie Heart Institute already has a strong endovascular program (managing the arteries and veins outside the heart using minimally-invasive techniques). The addition of a vascular surgeon completes the comprehensive range of services…. Read more