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Telepsychiatry comes to campus, counseling services to potentially see relief

Telepsychiatry comes to campus, counseling services to potentially see relief

By Taher Zeitoun | March 25, 2019

DeKALB — Northwestern Medicine is prioritizing students’ mental health by implementing a new convenient therapy process known as telepsychiatry, providing students a method to cut wait times typical when meeting with a psychiatrist.Northwestern Medicine...

Northwestern Medicines management of Health Services now available for students

Northwestern Medicine’s management of Health Services now available for students

By Sophia Mullowney | January 14, 2019

DeKALB — Northwestern Medicine is now overseeing management of student health care as of Jan. 7, and students should be aware of some of the changes they may encounter upon visiting Health Services.Among the changes, students will  be able to receive...

University supports closing wage gap

By Lisa Lillianstrom | December 2, 2018

Women work hard for their money but get paid less than men despite doing the same job, which is why it is so important NIU hosted “Closing The Gender Pay Gap.”The event was attended mostly by faculty with a low student turnout. More students should...

Physician accused of improperly issuing drugs to patients

By Kelly Bauer | October 27, 2011

  A doctor from the Sauk Medical Center, who has offices in Sterling and DeKalb, has had his physician & surgeon and controlled substance licenses suspended for allegedly prescribing drugs to patients without properly evaluating them, according to...

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