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Alton, Illinois Health & Wellness News

Bluff City Grill Named Business Health Award Winner
The Business Health Award program, established by the OSF Saint Anthony’s Foundation, recognizes area businesses that provide health and wellness programs fo...
Women's Support Group Offers Hearts of Hope Project
At the upcoming Caring Circle meeting, Breast Navigator, Heather Jones, will be facilitating a Valentine’s Day craft project called Hearts of Hope.
Saint Anthony's Offers Freedom From Smoking
If your New Year’s resolution includes kicking the smoking habit permanently, help is available through an upcoming American Lung Association smoking cessati...
Go Cold Turkey During the Great American Smokeout at Saint Anthony's
OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center is helping its healthcare professionals and members of the community go “cold turkey” – with turkey – on the American Canc...
Look Good Feel Better for Women with Cancer
In partnership with the American Cancer Society, OSF Saint Anthony's offers Look Good Feel Better to help women, experiencing the appearance-related side eff...
Low Intensity Flexibility Program May Ease Mild Back Pain
Area residents are invited to participate in low intensity, stretching program at OSF Saint Clare’s Hospital. Instructed by a licensed physical therapi...
Free Skin Cancer Screenings at OSF Saint Clare's Hospital
Free skin cancer screenings will be performed by local Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Noor Ahmed, MD, on Wednesday, December 16 in the Cancer Center of E...
Cope Plastics, Inc. is Business Health Award Winner for September
Cope Plastics' Health Workplace award honors their ongoing commitment to promoting safe work environments and encouraging workers to live healthier lifestyles.
Women, Smoking and Cancer
For women, not only does smoking significantly increase their risk of lung cancer; it also increases their risk of breast, colon and nearly all other types o...
Prostate Screening Offered in Alton
OSF Saint Anthony’s Cancer Center of Excellence is offering a free prostate screening for men 50 and older not previously screened