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An annual well-child visit should be on every parent’s to-do list. Most parents take their children to well-child visits regularly as infants as toddlers, but these visits are just as important for older kids.read more
So your little one is ready to go away to sleepaway camp. There are feelings of excitement and anticipation, and that’s just for you! There are also feelings of anxiety, especially when it comes to deciding what to pack. Not to worry, Family Healthcare of Siouxland has you covered. Below are the top items to pack that can help make your child’s experience with sleepaway camp a positive and healthy one!read more
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