The stories below provide an inside look at our physicians, staff and include numerous resources for our patients and the community.

A Healthier Harvest: Substitutes for a Happy Thanksgiving

The holidays are the best time of the year, but they can be the worst time of the year for your diet. Many people gain a few pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. The best way to prevent this is to eat healthy throughout the entire holiday season, and of course you always need to manage portion control. The easiest way to eat healthy during indulgent holiday meals is to make a few sneaky swaps in favorite foods. This way, you can still enjoy all your favorite holiday staples, just without as many calories.

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5 Reasons To Visit The Diabetes Wellness Fair

Visit the Diabetes Wellness Fair on October 7 at 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Sioux City Convention Center. Free Admission!  Managing Diabetes can be overwhelming, difficult, frustrating, and scary, and it would remain so if it were not for the people who can bind together...

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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Care

Illness and injuries often appear suddenly. When these situations occur there are two options for care: urgent care and emergency care. It can be confusing to decide what kind of care to seek out. The differences between these two services are not immediately apparent since they both imply immediate medical attention. That is why we want to share information so you can make the best decision based on your situation Choosing the right care could save your life, your wallet, and your time.

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Student Success

With the school year quickly approaching, it is important to know how to set your kids up for academic success. It’s no surprise that success at school starts at home. Ensure you have a strong guidance system at home and that your kids are prepared to thrive at school by following these seven steps.

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Everything You Need To Know About School Physicals

The ultimate goal of school physicals is to make sure your child is safe and healthy for the upcoming school year. These annual visits are a surefire way to way to keep tabs on your child’s health, get their official growth statistics, and have a real conversation with their doctor about any concerns, questions, or changes to look for in the upcoming year.

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Summer Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Summer is the time for relaxing by the pool, grilling out, camping, and enjoying the beautiful outdoors. We at Family Health Care of Siouxland don’t want you to be stuck inside during these sunny days because of injuries that could have possibly been prevented. Sometimes simply being aware of avoidable injuries can make all the difference.

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