Published: Aug. 23, 2008 @ 10:47 a.m.
Memorial Medical Center will open a special outpatient area Monday to help people with slow-healing wounds.
Published: Aug. 22, 2008 @ 10:45 a.m.
A desire to provide more privacy for patients, improve aging facilities and attract more doctors to the community is behind $7.5 million in renovations about to begin at Hillsboro Area Hospital.
Published: Aug. 20, 2008 @ 10:41 a.m.
A Montgomery County woman in her 80s has been diagnosed with the state's second reported case of illness caused by the West Nile virus this year, Illinois Department of Public Health officials said Tuesday.
Published: Aug. 20, 2008 @ 10:39 a.m.
Sheriff Neil Williamson wants the Sangamon County Board to hire a new medical provider for the county jail, where three inmates died in separate incidents late last year.
Published: Aug. 18, 2008 @ 10:38 a.m.
Sangamon County officials handed out test kits to more than 125 people this past week during the kickoff to a new radon awareness campaign.
Published: Aug. 16, 2008 @ 10:36 a.m.
Type O-positive blood is in critically short supply at the Central Illinois Community Blood Center, mirroring a national trend.
Published: Aug. 14, 2008 @ 1:40 p.m.
Hundreds of state government workers showed up at Governor's Day at the Illinois State Fair on Wednesday to protest the Blagojevich administration's demand that they pay a lot more for their health insurance.
Published: Aug. 13, 2008 @ 4:23 p.m.
Carlinville Area Hospital is poised to break ground on a new facility this fall to replace its existing 55-year-old structure after unanimous approval of the $27 million project Tuesday by the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board.
Published: Aug. 13, 2008 @ 4:21 p.m.
Kindred Healthcare's proposed long-term acute-care hospital in Springfield won unanimous approval Tuesday from the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board, allowing construction of the 50-bed specialty hospital to continue.
Published: Aug. 13, 2008 @ 4:20 p.m.
Nearly 80 years after the fact, the Sangamon County Medical Society is apologizing for denying membership to Dr. Alonzo Kenniebrew, an African-American, in 1929.