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What You Need to Know: Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, also known as "wear and tear" arthritis, is a progressive disease of the joints. It is the most common type of arthritis and mostly affects the cartilage of the joints that provide us “cushioning”.

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Ablation May Be Your Solution to Abnormal Bleeding

For many pre-menopausal women in their 30s or 40s, heavy menstrual bleeding or abnormal bleeding is not uncommon. Heavy bleeding and severe blood loss is a big concern that should not be ignored. Studies have shown it can significantly affect women socially, physically and emotionally.

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Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond Awarded Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond was recently awarded a Healthgrades 2017 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ which recognizes hospitals that provide an overall outstanding patient experience. The Belmond facility is among a group of only 13 recipients within Iowa, making this a wonderful achievement for Iowa Specialty Hospital based on the...
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Stay Active This Spring!

While it’s important to be physically active, it’s also important to beware of injury that may come with more activity, especially if you’ve had a lack of activity during the cold, winter months.

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100th Baby of 2017 Born on April 19th

Iowa Specialty Hospital’s 100th baby of 2017, Citlaly Julissa Lomeli Curiel, was born on April 19th at 9:59 in the evening to parents Gustavo Lomeli and Nalleli Curiel of Clarion. BabyCitlaly weighed 8 pounds 8.4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches in length. “This is the first girl in our...
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Top Critical Access Hospitals Announced by NRHA

The 20 highest ranked critical access hospitals (CAHs) in the country, as determined by iVantage Health Analytics, were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). An awards ceremony will be held during NRHA’s Critical Access Hospital Conference in September in Kansas City, Mo. The determining factors for the...
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Living with Diabetes

Diabetes can be a tricky condition to manage, as it affects every person who lives with it differently. A core factor to living a healthy life with diabetes is to maintain a consistent, healthy eating plan. However, diabetes-friendly eating doesn’t mean you have to cut out all the delicious foods.

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Obesity: The Rising Cost of Healthcare

The healthcare costs associated with individuals who are overweight or obese are growing alongside the number of cases each year and it’s important as ever to focus on preventative healthcare and healthy lifestyles.

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