Clint Jackson talks about ways to avoid taking too many prescription medicines.
When it comes to being healthy, should you focus on exercise, food, or hydration? Our doctor tells us where we should put our efforts.
Football season is here, but concussions can go hand in hand with with the helmets, pads, and hard hits.
Presence Covenant Medical Center is holding an event to help people understand and prevent diabetes.
There'll soon be a new place for patients to go when they visit the hospital.
As we inch closer to summer the sun's rays will get harsher and harsher. Christie Clinic shows us some great products to help protect our skin from the sun during Melanoma Prevention Awareness month.
ILLINOIS-- Moms have a lot of big decisions to make when they have a baby. One of those decisions is whether they'll breastfeed their child.
Dr. Clint Jackson explains why chiropractic care can help relieve pregnancy pains and even help couples struggling with infertility.
Dr. Bill Hemmer uses an apple to show us how people age.
Find out how to end up on the "good" side of the spectrum.
Bill Hemmer explains the differences between real sugars and substitutes.
Hernias are a common problem, but how do you know if you have one?
Dr. Jones from Christie Clinic tells us about the symptoms and treatments.
We've heard over and over about sleep and why it's important, but what exactly happens to your body when you don't get enough shut-eye?
Dr. Bill Hemmer from the Tuscola Pain and Wellness Group explains what changes when you skip out on your zzzz's.
Dr. Dawn Brunner from Christie Clinic answers your health questions.
As we brace for winter weather that could dump a lot of snow on central Illinois, there are a few things you should keep in mind when you head out to clean up the mess.
Heart disease is something you can prevent.
Carle Hospital helps us understand what it is and how we can protect our hearts.
A central Illinois doctor says the flu shot isn't for everyone.
He says people should consider other alternatives to stay flu-free.
Med Center: Hysterectomy, "there's an app for that"
February is heart month, a time for us all to pay a little more attention to how we treat our hearts.
Provena is helping you make heart-health a priority by offering 50% off heart scans.
Many people in Illinois are battling obesity, and many are turning to surgery to shed the pounds.
It's time to start your new year with a fresh outlook on your health.
But first, you need to reflect on what worked and didn't in the past.
Your Health: Cardiovascular Health and Testing
When it comes to digesting your food, there's an important thing your body needs to break everything down.
Dr. Bill Hemmer from the Tuscola Pain and Wellness Group explains.
When people age, fragile bones can be a problem.
Fractures are common, especially for people who have a higher risk of osteoporosis.
A procedure can help stop the pain, and heal the fracture.
If you don't like needles and the flu shot isn't for you, Dr. Jackson says there's another way to avoid the flu.
Diabetes diagnosis are on the rise, but catching the disease early can make a big difference in your health.
The secret to staying young is something some people spend their whole lives trying to find.
Detecting lung cancer early is essential to ensuring people who have the illness don't become cancer victims.
Dr. Topolosky, a Pulmonologist at Christie Clinic explains who needs to get checked early.
October is breast cancer awareness month, and the best way to beat the disease is to catch it early.
Ever have a pain in your back you just can't shake?
Dr. Bill Hemmer from the Tuscola Pain and Wellness Center tells us there's an easy fix to get rid of your aching back.
Do you need to recharge the romance in your relationship?
Dr. Bill Hemmer from the Tuscola Pain and Wellness Center tells you how.
Shoulder pain can be very difficult to deal with, but there are ways to prevent common injuries and deal with injuries once it becomes more severe.
When you need relief, reach for the ice.
Heat might feel better- but could be your worst enemy on your road to recovery.
Dr. Bill Hemmer from the Tuscola Pain and Wellness Center explains why.
You've heard people use the excuse "I'm getting too old," right?
Dr. Bill Hemmer from the Tuscola Pain and Wellness Center tells us why you can't use that cop-out any more.
Want to save hundreds of dollars each year on medicine?
Carle Hospital and Health Alliance are teaming up to save you cash.
When it comes to how a woman wants to handle her pregnancy and labor, the options are endless.
Dr. Millie Nelson from Christie Clinic explains the pros and cons, plus gives us a look at a new options for moms at Provena Covenant Medical Center.
For the first time in the United States, kids have a shorter life expectancy than their parents.
Keeping your child from becoming part of that statistic is all about preventing illnesses.
Listen up men.
A simple blood test can make a big difference when it comes to detecting prostate cancer.
A urologist from Christie Clinic tells us who needs the test.
Several Illinois children in the past few months have lost their lives due to furniture tip-overs
But there's a way to keep your child from becoming part of these scary statistics.
With spring right around the corner, many people in Central Illinois are desperately seeking the sun.
Those warm rays could leave you dealing with skin cancer.
A dermatologist from Christie Clinic gives us advice to avoid an all too common problem.
Sometimes running can be a pain, but it doesn't have to be.
Richard Jean is an athletic trainer with Christie Clinic.
He shows us where runners most often have injuries, and how to prevent them from getting worse.
Dr. Ronald Cossman is a Cardiovascular surgeon at Provena. He explains a different approach to harvesting veins that'll leave you with a smaller scar.
Don't think you're signing yourself up for a life of doom when you go to the doctor to ease your aches and pains.
One of the most common questions patients ask is "How long to I need to keep coming back?"
Chiropractor Clint Jackson tells us how the doctors decide.
We all want to lose weight and keep it off this time of year, but what is the most effective way to do it for the long haul?
If you have ever traveled while pregnant or traveled along side a wife with child, you know it can be a bit dicey. Dr. Christina Francis from Christie Clinic has suggestions to make trips easier and safer for the expectant mom.
Doctor Clint Jackson explains why the earlier the better when it comes to your kids and their chiropractic care.
The holidays can be a festive time of year, but, believe it or not, getting into the holiday spirit can put you at increased risk for injuries and illness.
This time of year is filled with holiday parties.
Dr. Clint Jackson, of Jackson Chiropractic & Acupuncture, is here for today's MedCenter Live.
According to the CDC, nearly 1 out of 3 people in Illinois is obese.
This time of year brings out the gloves and thick socks, but for many people, cold hands and feet are an everyday occurrence.