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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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Hagie Manufacturing Foundation Makes Donation to Iowa Specialty Hospital - Clarion

Iowa Specialty Hospital – Clarion recently received a $20,000 donation from Hagie Manufacturing Foundation that helped the hospital’s Lab Department purchase a Biofire Filmarray, amuch needed piece of equipment. The BioFire Filmarray allows Iowa Specialty Hospital to stay on the leading edge of diagnostic microbiology testing. This means increased speed...
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Colorectal Cancer: 10 Facts You Need to Know

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer affects 1 in 20 adults and remains the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. There has been great progress in both the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancers with the use of screening colonoscopies, yet 1 in 3 adults remain untested.

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The Best Heart-Healthy Foods

 February is American Heart Month, so we put together a presentation showing some of The Best Heart-Healthy Foods that should be a regular part of your diet.

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Healthy Exercises for Your Heart

Staying physically active is an important part of being healthy; regular physical activity helps prevent conditions such as heart disease or stroke.

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Preventing Heart Disease at Every Age

It’s never too late to adopt healthier habits. No matter your age, there are specific lifestyle choices you can make or continue to follow to help prevent heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases.Check out these tips to keep heart-healthy at every age!

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