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3 Reasons the Flu Shot is Even More Important During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Every year Lakes Regional Healthcare and Dickinson County Public Health (DCPH) encourage people to get the annual influenza vaccination, or “flu shot,” and this year may be the

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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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Fresh Conversations, Episode 1

Dickinson County Public Health Educator Katy Burke talks about easy exercises you can do at home and makes Morning Glory Muffins!

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Dr. Zach Borus Provides An Update On Coronavirus In The Iowa Great Lakes

Hear what Dr. Zach Borus has to say about COVID-19 in Dickinson County and regarding the pandemic in general. These graphs outline the status of COVID-19 in Dickinson

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4 Ways to Expand Your Child’s Language

Having a baby is a wonderful experience. Each stage is met with great anticipation, from the moment they say their first words or start to walk. Parents influence

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Stuttering in Children

Listening to children talk and tell stories is fun. But sometimes children exhibit stuttering-like characteristics, which may cause concern. Lakes Regional Healthcare Speech Pathologist Kelly Mueting said stuttering

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Why Am I Gaining Weight?

Weight is an indicator of health status, and nowadays most of us are overweight. In fact, two-thirds of all adult Americans are either overweight or obese. There can

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HPV Vaccine Important for Cancer Prevention

There are over 100 strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that affect different parts of the body. Of those, more than 30 HPV strains can affect the genitals.

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