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Break the Silence - Suicide Prevention Learning Event

On September 12th, members of the counseling team at Iowa Specialty Hospital will be hosting Break the Silence, a suicide prevention learning opportunity. The public is invited to this special event that will be held from 6 – 8 pm at the Heartland Museum located at 119 9th St SW...
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Rey Solis Recipient of Governor's Volunteer Award

On August 9th, Rey Solis received the Governor’s Volunteer Award at a ceremony in Storm Lake. For more than 15 years, Rey has volunteered on an advisory council for the Office of Minority and Multicultural Health (OMMH) to address the need for certified interpreters, especially within the health care field....
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Common Child Food Allergies

According to the Food Allergy Research and Education network (FARE), 1 in every 13 children in the United States under age 18 have food allergies. While less common in adults, food allergies affect nearly 15 million people in the United States. Learn what the top eight common child food allergies are and how to spot them.

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Well-Check Checklist: 0-5 Years of Age

For young children, from newborn to age five, well-checks are most important for building their immune systems through vaccinations and checking for any possible developmental delays, including speech, fine and gross motor skills, and others. Learn which vaccinations are recommended for ages 0 - 5.

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First Citizens Charitable Foundation Donations to Iowa Specialty Hospital

Iowa Specialty Hospital – Clarion was the recent recipient of a donation from the First Citizens Charitable Foundation to be used towards the purchase of a neonatal monitor which will be utilized in the obstetrics, ER, and other departments for infant safety. “New standards for the national neonatal resuscitation program...
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200th Baby of 2017 Arrives

Iowa Specialty Hospital’s 200th baby of 2017, Maeyēha Renee Rose Darnell, was born on July 17th at 9:03 in the evening to parents Ashley Poulin and Trē Darnell. She weighed 5 pounds 8.5 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches in length. Baby Maeyēha has brown hair and blue eyes and...
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Speeding Up Wound Care: Ultrasound Mist Therapy

Iowa Specialty Hospital is excited to announce a new wound treatment available called ultrasound mist therapy. The purpose of this therapy is to help wounds heal more quickly by breaking up bacteria cells and stimulating cell growth.

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Dr. Michael Whitters Delivers Last Baby of His Career

On Sunday, June 18, 2017, Dr. Michael Whitters delivered the last baby of his medical career with the birth of Charles Jayy Harrah. Baby Charles, the son of Waylinn Rosenbaum and Joe Harrah, was born at 4:38 am, weighed 7 lbs 11.8 oz, and was 20” long. “We just feel...
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Rehab Department Receives Donation from Johnson Family

Donna Johnson’s husband, Alfred, was a long time Cardiac Rehab patient at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. He became very close to not only staff, but many of the patients as he was always willing to share his experiences to give someone else a boost after their cardiac events; and...
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