Category: Health Blog

Summer Bug Beware: Protect Yourself from Ticks, Mosquitoes, Bees and Chiggers

As summer approaches, so does the buzzing, biting, and stinging of insects. While Iowa’s warm weather invites outdoor adventures, it also brings forth a variety of bugs that

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Understanding Blood Pressure and Its Impact on Your Health

Blood pressure is a critical indicator of cardiovascular health, yet many individuals overlook its significance until faced with health complications. Here we’ll review the fundamentals of blood pressure,

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The Fourth Trimester of Pregnancy Explained

The Fourth Trimester Described as “the fourth trimester” by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, postpartum care is critically important–both for a healthy baby and for healthy

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April 14th & 18th: Free Mammography Event

Spirit Lake, IA (March 24, 2021) Breast cancer is common, affecting one in eight American women. A screening mammogram is one of the most valuable ways to identify

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QuickCare Clinic Expands Hours, Now Open Saturdays

The healthcare providers at Lakes Regional Family Medicine realize illnesses and minor injuries don’t always happen during the weekdays or that you may not be able to wait

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LRH Providing Free “Let’s Get Cooking” Program

February 12, 2021 – Lakes Regional Healthcare (LRH) will launch the “Let’s Get Cooking” program in March. The free program consists of several resources to eat delicious, affordable

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COVID Holiday Prevention: 7 Essential Tips

November 17, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has touched every person in one way or another this year. We’ve worn masks and social distanced, but we are tired

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Top 6 Benefits of Walking

Walking is the most commonly reported physical activity among US adults. It’s something nearly two-thirds of American adults do every day to some extent. The 2008 Physical Activity

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4 Mommy Self-Care Tips After C-Section

Lakes Regional Healthcare Physical Therapist Sarah Tungland provides four easy tips after delivering baby via a cesarean section.

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Fresh Conversations, Episode 2

In the second episode of Fresh Conversations, Dickinson County Public Health Educator Katy Burke and Lakes Regional Healthcare Registered Dietitian Beth Samuelson speak about what whole grains are

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