Blog For Tag "wellness"

  • Be Smart – Take Care of Your Heart!

    posted by Anne Rosendahl on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 With heart disease being the leading cause of death in men and women, it is important to keep your heart in good health. Cardiac Rehab nurse, Anne Rosendahl, discusses the importance of taking care of your heart before and after a cardiac event.

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  • 10 Things to Do For YOU This Year

    posted on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Are you looking to press the reset button on your health for 2022? How you approach a lifestyle change determines how successful you will be at accomplishing this goal. In our recent blog, we go over 10 key steps provided by the American Heart Association for evidence-based dietary guidance to promote cardiovascular health as well as other small changes that promote healthy new behaviors.

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  • Navigating Cold & Flu Season: What Level of Care is Needed

    posted by Laura Manwarren on Friday, December 3, 2021 Cold and flu season has arrived and with an increase in illness brings an increase of phones calls and visits to the Spencer Hospital Emergency Department. While it's important for people to check with their local healthcare teams when they have concerns, it is also important for people, especially parents, to know what symptoms to look for and how they can help treat the illness at home.

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  • Create Hope through Action; September is National Suicide Prevention Month

    posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 To help raise awareness and start conversations regarding suicide, September is recognized nationally as Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is preventable by learning the warning signs, starting conversations, and helping individuals with suicidal thoughts and feelings. At Spencer Hospital, we understand that there is a need in our community to ensure that resources are readily available for mental health needs.

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  • Have Fun and Stay Healthy at the Fair!

    posted by Colette Rossiter on Friday, September 10, 2021 Are you planning a visit to the Clay County Fair? Clay County Public Health Director, Colette Rossiter, talks about hand hygiene and other important health and safety tips to make sure you and your family can enjoy the fair.

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