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  • Botox May Provide Relief for Chronic Headaches

    posted by Dr. David Keith, DO on Thursday, June 23, 2022 Is your head pounding... Again? If you suffer from chronic headaches, you may be a candidate for Botox injections to help prevent headaches before they start. As a family medicine physician, I have sought additional training to become certified in providing relief from chronic headaches using Botox, as has physician assistant Jason Zinnel.

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  • Summertime Food Safety

    posted by Darlene DeWitt, MS, RD, LD on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 This is the season of cookouts, camping trips and grilling for the family. When you are cooking outside, and especially away from home you want to be more diligent with food safety. Darlene DeWitt, Spencer Hospital Registered Dietitian, shares a few summer food safety tips in our latest blog.

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  • Avoid Overheating this Summer

    posted by Colette Rossiter on Thursday, June 16, 2022 The “dog days” of summer seem to have arrived early this year! According to the calendar, summer doesn't officially begin until June 21st. Yet here were are, battling the heat and humidity of a typical Iowa day in July. Colette Rossiter from Clay County Public Health shares tips on avoiding the heat in her latest blog.

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  • Collaboration Between Wound Healing and Vascular Specialists

    posted by Jordan Achterhoff on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 More than seven million people suffer from chronic wounds in the United States. Dealing with chronic, non-healing wounds can take months, or even years, to complete the normal healing process. The good news is our wound healing team, with help from vascular surgeons, can create a well-rounded plan of care to treat chronic wounds.

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  • Tips for Parents Coping with Formula Shortage

    posted by Darcie Follon on Friday, May 13, 2022 The shortage of infant formula is affecting many families nationally and locally. Clay County Public Health Nurse Darcie Follon, who also serves as a maternal-child health nurse, provides insights into the issue and tips for worried parents.

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