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If you are 50 or older, it is time to think about colorectal cancer screening. Colorectal Cancer is the third most common type of non-skin cancer in both men and women. It is estimated that nearly 135,000 people will be diagnosed with it every year, and more than 49,000 will die from it. You don’t have to be a statistic.read more
Social media and popular culture is peppered with descriptions about how kids today are mindless zombies who can’t look away from their devices. While some of these illustrations are exaggerated, there’s no doubt advancements in technology have changed preferred past...read more
Spring is the perfect time to make an appointment with your Family Healthcare of Siouxland doctor for an annual sports physical. That’s because it is the unofficial start of the athletic season: track, soccer, softball, baseball, volleyball, football, you name it. Before your kids, and you, get too busy, make sure to schedule a physical.read more
February is American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, remains the leading global cause of death, with more than 17.3 million deaths each year. By 2030, that number is expected to rise to more than 23.6 million.
There are steps you can take to reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease: exercise, manage stress and, most of all, make changes to your diet. The Mayo Clinic suggests starting with these seven heart-healthy diet tips.read more
‘Tis the season to be merry! But for many people, the holidays are full of stress and anxiety. The never-ending list of presents to buy, the crowds while shopping, the back-to-back parties, and all the socializing can make the most wonderful time of the year feel not so wonderful.
Also, stress can increase your risk of fatigue, high blood pressure, heart disease, and belly fat. We know that these symptoms and more stress are definitely not on your wish list this year.
That’s why we’ve gathered a list of 20 stress-relieving tips to save your holidays spirits and your health.read more