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Standing Strong

By Alexander Germanis As spring turns to summer, the cities and countryside finalize their transitions from the dull palette of winter to the healthy hues of rebirth. The most noticeable representatives of this transition are the trees, standing straight and strong, proving their resilience by making it through another winter and entering another season of […]

The Fountain of Health

By Alexander Germanis Centuries ago, the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León searched for a rumored spring called the Fountain of Youth. He was neither the first nor the last person to seek out a source of miraculous rejuvenation. While such a fabled font is unlikely to exist, modern medical specialists throughout the world are […]

Finely Tailored Exercise

By Alexander Germanis There is no denying how much better something made just for you can make you feel. A finely tailored suit can make a man feel like a sophisticated gentleman. A meal seasoned and prepared just the way you want it can taste phenomenally better than one ordered straight off the menu. And […]

Solvera Health—The Primary Care

By Alexander Germanis It seems that with every innovation meant to make life easier there is a reciprocal move to complicate some other aspect of living. For instance, being able to pay bills online can simplify the monthly process, but with that convenience comes the cost of internet usage and the ever-present threat of data […]

Compassionate Care and Management of a Life-Long Diagnosis

The Bleeding & Clotting Disorders Institute (BCDI), located at the corner of Northmoor Road and Knoxville Avenue in Peoria, IL, has been serving patients of downstate Illinois since April 2010. Among many accolades, BCDI is the only nonprofit federally funded Hemophilia Treatment Center of Excellence in Illinois, outside of Chicago, providing integrated family-oriented care, treatment […]

Timely Screenings Save Lives

John Abraham: Routine Exam Made All the Difference What if you could peer into the future and see chart the trajectory of your health? It may sound farfetched, but the reality is modern medicine can pinpoint problem areas and prevent small problems from growing into major, life-threatening problems. In gastroenterology, scheduling a routine colonoscopy can […]

Springfield Clinic — Pediatricians Caring for Generations

Pediatric medicine takes center stage with Springfield Clinic’s newest locations. Springfield Clinic Peoria Lindbergh and Springfield Clinic Morton Pediatrics are led by four physicians who, while new to the Springfield Clinic team, have years of experience providing pediatric care. Pediatric Passion + Convenient Locations = Happy Families Springfield Clinic Peoria Lindbergh is led by David […]

One Degree Functional Health—Neuropathy Care Makes Good Sense

By Alexander Germanis We are connected to our world by far more than just the laws of physics. Our senses of sight, smell, hearing, and taste enable us to react and interact to so much of the world around us. Touch, however, is the sense we use not just to react and interact to the […]

Peoria Ear, Nose, & Throat — Preserving the Sounds of Life

By Alexander Germanis The first sound of life is the high-pitched cry emitted by a newborn. It is so important a sound if an obstetrician does not hear it the baby is immediately inspected to see if he or she is actually breathing. Sound plays such a crucial role in our lives starting with that […]