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  • Don't Let Tech Replace Talk

    posted by Laura Johnson & Heidi Farquhar on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Picture this scenario: Mom or Dad is sitting with a restless child in a waiting room, getting some glances of empathy along with a few glares of impatience. To occupy the child, a tablet or smart phone is handed over and rapidly, the once fidgety child is absorbed, playing a game or watching a video. Everyone is happy…or are they?

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  • Uninsured Iowans on the Rise

    posted by Bill Bumgarner on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 The Iowa Hospital Association recently shared some disturbing information with its members. The number of uninsured Iowans is on the rise.

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  • Post-Operative Delirium- What it is, Who it Affects, and How it May be Prevented

    posted by Laura Armstrong on Thursday, May 24, 2018 “Grandma had surgery, everything seemed to be going well, then she became confused and had a difficult time managing even the simplest tasks or answering simple questions. We were scared something was seriously wrong. She ended up having to stay in the hospital a little longer, but eventually she was back to her normal self.” Have you ever experienced something similar?

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  • Women: It's Your Week to Focus on Your Health

    posted by Mindy Sylvester on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 The 19th annual National Women's Health Week kicked off on Mother's Day, May 13, and is celebrated through May 19, 2018. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health leads National Women's Health Week to encourage all women to be as healthy as possible.

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  • Expectant Moms Encouraged to Count the Kicks

    posted by Jeannette Hasley on Friday, April 20, 2018 You just experienced what it was like to take a home pregnancy test and see that it was positive. You shared the excitement with your friends and family and now your pregnancy is “real.” You begin planning and dreaming. You wonder if it will be a boy or a girl, will she have lots of hair or no hair? Will he have his daddy's dimples? Will she sleep through the night?

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