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Why It's Important to Get the Influenza Vaccine

The common cold and influenza become more prevalent in the colder months and cause similar symptoms, such as a sore throat, runny nose, and cough. Many over-the-counter medications are labeled as addressing both cold and flu symptoms, which may lead you to believe that influenza is simply a severe cold—but...
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Best Diet Foods for Fall

The summer was full of family gatherings, picnics, barbeques, and impromptu visits to the local ice cream stand with your family. But now that the season has transitioned to autumn, it’s time to start thinking about healthy eating habits for fall to get your well-being back on track. While many...
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Holiday Hand Hygiene

The holiday season is a time for enjoying the company of our family and friends, marathon mall shopping to find that perfect present, office parties, and interactions with many members of our communities. It is the season that brings that irresistible smell of cookies, pies and breads. A lot of...
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Coping with the Stress of the Holidays

For many people, Christmas and the holiday season are a happy and joyous time. But for some, the holidays can be very stressful and bring on symptoms of depression and anxiety, or increase symptoms that people are already struggling with. In a study conducted by NAMI, nearly 64% of people...
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Doctors Share In Special Delivery Experience

On November 8th, at 8:00 a.m. Dr. Andrea McLoughlin delivered Robin Ava Paulus to proud parents, Robert and Rachel Paulus. Baby Robin was 7 lbs 13 oz in weight and was 20 inches long. The delivery has a unique aspect in that Dr. Jon Ahrendsen, who is Dr. McLoughlin’s father...
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Two Sets of Twins Born Within 24 Hours at Iowa Specialty Hospital

It’s not unusual to have four newborns in the nursery at Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics at any one time. However, it is unusual for those four babies to belong to only two families. On Sunday, November 4th, Lillian and Michael MacDormott were born to parents, Kendra and Joseph. Lillian...
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Clarion Facility Receives Performance Leadership Recognition

Today, on National Rural Health Day, Iowa Specialty Hospital - Clarion announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation....
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