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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in four adults living with diabetes – 7.2 million Americans – didn’t know they have it; that’s why screenings at events like the Family Health Care of Siouxland’s Diabetes Wellness Fair are so important.
The Dog Days of summer is a term used to describe the hottest, most sultry period of the season that lasts from early July to mid-August. Heat that can do a number on your health if proper precautions aren’t taken.
For most of us, scheduling a doctor’s appointment is a “sooner than later” type of deal. Rarely do we know ahead of time when a child gets an ear infection or we get the flu; other times life gets in the way and we simply forget to call and schedule a routine...
Summer is the perfect time for long-awaited pool parties, vacations, barbecues and an annual well-child visit. Scheduling well-child appointments during your child’s summer break not only works great in your schedule (and keeps your child from missing classes), but it’s essential to make sure they’re developing normally.
It feels like forever since the sun has graced us with its warm rays but while it may be tempting to soak up the extra vitamin D, don’t risk your health by going outside unprotected.
There’s nothing better after a long, cold, Iowa winter than to finally be able to bask in the warm spring sun and breathe in the fragrant air. Unless, of course, you are one of the 50 million people in the United States that suffer from allergies. This season is especially tough on sufferers due to the large amounts of pollen plants release.