Tuesday, Oct 29 at 5:49 PM

    Methodist Medical Center in Illinois

    The Methodist Wellmobile is a massive consumer education program designed to promote healthier living among central Illinois residents. Our free or low cost screenings, are conducted by caring and trained Methodist Medical Center staff who travel throughout central Illinois educating members of the community on issues including healthy living, early detection of disease, as well as, disease prevention and treatment. It is our hope that patients and physicians use our services to monitor the improvement of results during dietary, lifestyle or medication changes.
    Hours and location vary. Visit our Classes & Screenings section to search for a convenient time and location.

  • Healthwatch: Early cancer detection

    We all know the importance of early detection of cancer, maybe through a mammogram or a colonoscopy. Now, current and former smokers of a certain age can find out if they have early stage lung cancer, and, thanks to a local hospital, the screening is free.

  • Healthwatch: Edge races

    In this month's Healthwatch: How a local nursing school would love for you to join their efforts to help its students.

  • Healthwatch: Recovery Month

    Recent studies show that nearly one-out-of-four Americans, aged 12 and older, have had an experience with alcohol or illicit drugs.

  • Healthwatch: Processed foods

    There were very few heart attacks in this country, until companies started making processed meats and other foods, for our convenience. HOI19's Eric Greene tells us about an effort to change that in this month's Healthwatch.

  • Healthwatch: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

    Arthritis is something we associate with adults -- stiff joints, redness, a lack of mobility, inflammation.

  • Healthwatch: Summer pool safety

    It takes precious few seconds -- maybe only two seconds -- for a child to disappear under water and drown.

  • Healthwatch: Dummies for nursing

    Life and death is on the line every second of every day hospital, but the odds of surviving have improved due to new training facilities and techniques. In this month's healthwatch, a look at how nursing students at Methodist College in Peoria are getting hands on training with high tech patients.

  • Healthwatch: Sleep Apnea

    Do you wake up tired and in a fog on a daily basis? You may be living with sleep apnea.

  • Healthwatch: Exercising Safely

    With spring finally making its way to the central Illinois, many people are now venturing outside once again to get some exercise.