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Healthy Eating for Kids in Summer

Healthy Eating for Kids in Summer

It's summer! With kids being home from school, you might find yourself buying more food for their lunches and snacks throughout the day. It can be easy to take the quick route and by pre-made or easy to make foods and snacks, but it's important that your kids get the...

Help for Farmers Facing Challenges

Help for Farmers Facing Challenges

Any season can be cruel, and the last few weeks have shown just how punishing spring can be. With flooding, rain, snow, ice and storms, we’re truly experiencing some conditions that put our spirits to the test. In addition to the relentless weather, farmers and...

 

 

Doing Hard Things – Like Quitting Smoking – Is Worth It

Call it grit if you will. Some folks might say gumption. But one common trait among the people who make up our community is a resourceful practicality that helps us, every day, to overcome the challenges that go with work, worry, life and living in the Great Plains....

Hegg Rehabilitation Offers Many Specialized Services with Excellent Outcomes

Hegg Health Center’s (HHC) Rehabilitation and Wellness department has a lot to celebrate this time of year. In September, we celebrated National Rehabilitation Week, and October is National Physical Therapy Month. We are hosting a luncheon with soups and cinnamon...

3D Mammography

Hegg Health Center is excited to announce that after 3 years of fundraising, we finally have our new 3D Mammography Unit on campus. Through lots of community support and many generous donations, including a generous donation from the Bud and Floss Termaat Estate, Hegg...

Fall Prevention Tips

Many people think falls are a normal part of aging. The truth is, they’re not.  Falls among the elderly are common as 1 in 4 older adults fall every year in the US. Most falls can be prevented and each person has the power to reduce their risk for a fall. Performing...

Give it a Shot: Flu Vaccine FAQs

Why should people get vaccinated against the flu? Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently. Every year millions of people get the flu,...

Press Release: New 3D Mammography Unit at Hospital

News For Immediate Release Contact:  Josie Faber 712-476-8327 Josie.faber@hegghc.org July 2019 New 3D Mammography Unit at Hospital Updated Technology allows for more accurate mammogram results ROCK VALLEY – After fundraising for 3 years, Hegg Health Center now has our...

Yoga in the Older Populations

Individuals 65 years old and older are the fastest growing population of the U.S. population and yoga is becoming a popular option as evidence for specific health benefits is becoming evident. There is evidence to suggest that yoga for older individuals can improve...

Walk, Bike, Run – Activity is Key to Healthy Aging

Whether work or play, we have all been there: one week, we’re leading the team, setting the bar high and capable of whatever needs done, all day long. The next thing we know, the activity – be it a softball game or digging postholes – is leaving us a bit more winded,...
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