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Healthy Stress Relievers During A Pandemic

Mental health is one of the most affected areas of our well-being during a pandemic, as proven by COVID-19. As such, recommendations have come from many organizations, both locally and internationally, on the importance of maintaining our mental stability. In fact, these suggestions are ideal since the constant lockdowns, social and physical distancing, and curfews have been causing many of…
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Stay Well with Preventative Care Today

Sioux Center Health stands firmly with our community. Our faith tells us that things will get better. Regardless, we continue to provide the same high-quality healthcare you have become accustomed to despite the covid-19 pandemic. The pandemic has caused a great dilemma across the world. According to the World Health Organization, prevention and treatment services for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like…
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Why be a Health Hero?

The healthcare sector is one of the most important industries out there. It is essential because, at some point in everyone’s life, they will need medical intervention, whether it is for minor or significant reasons. All healthcare professionals, especially those that are more hands-on, such as Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), and Registered Nurses (RNs) will tell…
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Tips For Healthy Skin

Healthy Skin Month Having healthy skin is essential for everyone, no matter our age or gender. This month is National Healthy Skin Month; as such, we have dedicated this post to help you develop and maintain healthy skin. Healthy skincare practices help to slow aging appearance and prevent various skin problems. The tips below can be practiced by everyone; let’s…

Grief During the Pandemic

Grief During the Pandemic The death of a loved one is one of life's most difficult experiences, and when a loved one dies during the COVID-19 pandemic, regardless of the cause of death, beginning the grief journey can be more complex due to physical distancing and gathering restrictions. Along this journey, you will encounter some difficult and sad moments, as…
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Healthy Tips This Holiday Season

Healthy Tips For The Family During This Holiday Season Thanksgiving is a very festive holiday that so many of us enjoy. Typically we get to spend in-person time with our family in a loving, fun, and happy setting. However, this year, it may be a virtual event for those outside of the immediate family circle. We also appreciate this holiday…
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Managing Stress During the Pandemic

What is stress? The National Institute of Health defines stress as “the brain’s response to any demand.” Stress may cause feelings of emotional strain and pressure. How harmful stress will be to an individual ultimately depends on its intensity, duration, and treatment. Pandemic refers to an epidemic that has spread over several countries or continents, usually affecting a large number…
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Sports Physical Exams For Your Child

Wellness Checkups Beginning at birth and lasting until the teen years, annual wellness checkups are necessary for keeping track of your child’s health. It is important that you schedule your child for a complete medical exam now and then even if your child appears quite healthy. Routine checkups allow your health care provider to keep an eye on your toddlers…
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Healthy Eating for Older Generations

A well-balanced diet is one of the most important parts of a healthy lifestyle. It is often said that “you are what you eat” which is true to a great extent! Eating healthy is necessary for staying healthy! It helps you to stay fit, active and energized. Plus, it keeps a lot of corporal disorders at bay. Most importantly, healthy…
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COVID-19 Prevention For Travelers

With the detection of novel Coronavirus, the whole population, across the world, is at a major health risk. The virus has infected millions of people worldwide and the infection rate is still increasing. Being a new viral strain, the scientists are not well-aware of the infectious characteristics of this virus. Therefore, no potential vaccine and cure have been discovered yet.…

Why Senior Communities Are Better Than Living Alone

Those who haven't visited a senior community may have misconceptions about what it's like. However, senior living communities have undergone substantial changes in the past few years, and we're excited to tell you all about them. Today's senior communities feel more luxurious, like a high-end home or hotel, and they've lost the institutional feel of years gone by. Here, you'll…

Strong and Healthy: Why You Should Get a Yearly Checkup

Here at Sioux Center Health, we're dedicated towards making sure that all the patients who enter our doors are well taken care of. However, it's impossible for us to take care of people who don't get their annual checkups. If you want to keep your body strong and healthy, one of the best ways to make sure that you're on…