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  • Little Foggy on What Breast Density Means? Here's a Clearer Picture.

    posted by JaMae Dau on Monday, March 11, 2019 Think of the last time you drove on a foggy day. In areas where the fog was light or non-existent, you could see well. Shapes and objects were easily identifiable. However, when you ran into patches of dense fog, visibility decreased. It was harder to make out shapes and recognize objects.

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  • Giving Season: Treat a Charity and Yourself with an IRA Rollover

    posted by Mindy Gress on Friday, November 23, 2018 ‘Tis the Giving Season! As we seek the “perfect gift” for a loved one, we carefully consider each individual's interests and needs to find the right present that is a great fit for them and for our budget.

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  • Anterior Hip Replacement: A New Angle to a Common Procedure

    posted by Dr. Jason Hough on Thursday, September 27, 2018 Tradition hip replacement surgery has used a posterior, anterolateral or Hardinge approach; however, we're seeing several benefits to many of our patients using an anterior approach.

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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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  • Be Loud

    posted by Laura Johnson on Monday, February 26, 2018 As a speech and language pathologist at Spencer Hospital, I am fortunate to work with people of all ages from infant to great-great grandparents, and with patients with all types of diagnosis. Typically our pediatric patients don't have difficulty being proudly loud. However, volume can be challenging for patients with neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, to find their voices. I can help.

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