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  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. Can people

  • 10 Ways to Improve Your Mood With Food

    10 Ways to Improve Your Mood With Food

    Your diet and the foods you eat can influence your brain structure, both chemically and physiologically, which can lead to altered moods and behavior. The tips below will help you to optimize your mood through diet. No. 1: Find Balance Between Carbs and Protein Serotonin, your mood regulator, is made in the brain from tryptophan.

  • Stroke prevention begins in the ER: Marvin Kaptein shares his experience at Sioux Center Health

    Stroke prevention begins in the ER: Marvin Kaptein shares his experience at Sioux Center Health

    On January 21, 2020, Marvin Kaptein from Sioux Center was having a regular morning getting ready for work when suddenly, his vision tripled and the morning was no longer what he had imagined. Along with his eyesight, an intense headache flooded his mind and he had trouble with his balance. He made an appointment with the

  • Meal-Time Challenges

    Meal-Time Challenges

    Evenings for parents can be a very busy and chaotic time. Parents are often in a hurry to help children complete homework, prepare for the morning, get kids to sports and other activities, and tidy up for the day. It can often make it feel impossible to get everyone sitting down together to eat a

  • Char Krahling committed to heart health

    Char Krahling committed to heart health

    “I feel pretty lucky.” That’s the thought that comes to Char Krahling’s mind when she thinks of the heart problems that were discovered last year and has led her to continue to take strides to keep her heart healthy. The Sioux Center resident had surgery to put in a stent in August after it was

  • Tips to Keep your Heart Healthy

    Tips to Keep your Heart Healthy

    When you were younger, staying fit and healthy were your top priority. However, as time passed it started becoming more and more difficult to put in the same amount of work into yourself as you did before when you were younger. Although you are struggling with finding the time, motivation and energy to stay healthy

  • Tips to Beat Winter Boredom

    Tips to Beat Winter Boredom

    Living in the Midwest the winters can get long especially for families with young children. How do you burn off all that extra energy when you are stuck indoors? What do you do when winter boredom kicks in? In the summer kids spend a lot of time outdoors running, jumping, climbing, riding bikes and swimming;

  • February is American Heart Month

    February is American Heart Month

    LOWER YOUR RISK OF HEART DISEASE You can reduce your personal risk by adopting healthy lifestyle choices by eating right, exercising, and getting plenty of sleep. But when a healthy lifestyle isn’t enough, our medical team of physicians and cardiology specialists can provide the most comprehensive care available. Our Cardiac Rehab is a supervised program

  • Protect Yourself and Others

    Protect Yourself and Others

    Sore throat and runny nose are usually the first signs of a cold, followed by coughing and sneezing. Most people recover in about 7-10 days. You can help reduce your risk of getting a cold: wash your hands often, avoid close contact with sick people, and don’t touch your face with unwashed hands. Common colds

  • Winter Safety – Tips to Avoid Falls

    Winter Safety – Tips to Avoid Falls

    Wintertime is one of the most anticipated seasons since we look forward to celebrating the holidays with our loved ones along with the chance of seeing snow either for our very first time or the millionth time. Although winter and the holidays should be filled with happy and loving memories, it does not always end