December 22, 2022

Holiday drinks: a source of “hidden” calories

By Cassandra Schafer, Director of Marketing & Community Relations That cozy drink that takes minutes to a couple hours to finish could consist of the calories of a whole meal… or two. “Liquid sugars can be a quiet culprit of diet and hea [...]

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December 21, 2022

Unrivaled Teamwork in Rock Valley

Very few of us get through the winter without getting some kind of illness. That’s true for physicians, too, and when David Adams, MD, caught a bug that he couldn’t shake, his team stepped in to help. “What makes it more admirable,” said Adams [...]

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December 8, 2022

Winter driving: tips for you to know before you hit the snow

Love it or hate it, winter is here. Driving on ice, snow, wet and cold roadways on shorter days creates a challenge for drivers in Northwest Iowa. Bad weather and more darkness puts you at increased risk of getting into a vehicle accident. Beyo [...]

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November 29, 2022

Flu season is here early – and worse than before

Influenza has arrived in Northwest Iowa, and specifically in Rock Valley over the past few weeks. Though this is only the beginning, the 2022 flu season may be worse than normal, according to experts across the world. Due to lockdowns over the [...]

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Are you more dehydrated in the winter?

Anyone who has made it through an Iowa winter understands that they need two staples to make it through until spring: gallons of moisturizing cream and plenty tubes of lip balm. Although our state is known for it's humidity, the air can become [...]

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November 18, 2022

Leading-Edge MRI Technology at Hegg

Big-city health technology has hit the road and arrived in small-town Rock Valley, again keeping advanced healthcare local at Hegg Health Center. Avera Imaging has put forward new technology via their new GE Voyager mobile MRI trailer, partneri [...]

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November 17, 2022

Your Diabetes Mentor at Hegg

November is National Diabetes Month, timely as Hegg proudly introduces our new full-time Diabetes Educator, Linda Bartl. Inspired by her own family history of the disease combined with her decades of experience as a Registered Dietitian and [...]

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