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Tips For Healthy Skin

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 take care of…

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 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 for the many delicious foods that we get to…
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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

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 shows no symptoms and appears quite healthy. Routine checkups allow your health care provider to keep an eye on…
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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…

17 Ways to Protect Yourself from the Latest Flu Virus

The flu isn't just a nuisance. According to the CDC, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized with the flu each year, and the 2017-2018 season saw a record number of pediatric deaths from flu-related causes. These can be very frightening statistics for parents who must relinquish control of their children to buses, schools and day cares filled with germs. Fortunately,…

How Can a Faith-Based Health Ministry Benefit You?

Science and personal spiritual beliefs often seem to be at odds with each other, but they don't have to be. The truth is, human beings are more than just a body. Mental, emotional and even spiritual conditions can actually have a strong impact on our physical health. When people fail to acknowledge or address all of the areas that can…
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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

When it comes to diagnosing breast cancer, early detection is the best protection. Sioux Center Health is committed to leading-edge technologies and sophisticated practices that save lives by giving patients a vital head start through early detection of breast cancer. Our state-of-the-art equipment allows us to identify and treat breast cancer at its earliest and most curable stages. If you…