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Can Chiropractic Care Up Your Golf Game?

By Gabriel Smith DC, Betterton Chiropractic · May 14th, 2019
Chiropractic care has been used by professional athletes for quite some time now, and almost all professional sports teams have a chiropractor on their health team. But the benefits of chiropractic care aren’t just for athletes like Michael Jordan or Usain Bolt. Golfers like Tiger Woods, Rory McElroy, Jordan Spieth, and many more utilize chiropractic care to give them an edge against their competition as well.

Home Birth: Not Just for Royalty-Part Three

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 13th, 2019
If you missed part one or part two, click the links to catch up!As we continue with this short series on some of the increasingly favored ways women choose to give birth, we're talking today about doulas-professionals who support women during their labors and births, but in a different capacity than midwives and OB's.

Home Birth: Not Just for Royalty-Part Two

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 12th, 2019
If you missed part one of our Home Birth series, click here.Today we want to introduce you to a professional in our community who offers services that are growing in popularity throughout the nation.Bethany Gates, of Shiphrah Birth Services, is a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) who provides prenatal, birth, and postpartum care to women who are planning a home birth.

Breast Cancer Survivors to meet in June

By Janet Woodhouse · May 8th, 2019
Breast cancer survivors will not meet this month. Watch for our June 10 meeting announcement. If you have questions, call Deb Wilberg 42-4042 or Janet Woodhouse 472-4862.

May WOW Newsletter

By Iowa State University · April 29th, 2019
Attached you will find your edition of the May WOW newsletter. This edition features:MIND Your DietRecipe for Berry Banana PopsiclesRefrigerated Condiment Safety TipsWhat Do The Product Dates Mean? Click to view

News You Can Use

By Iowa State University · April 26th, 2019
Attached you will find the May NEWS (Nutrition Education with Seniors) newsletter. This edition features:The Scoop on GlutenRice and ShineSenior Farmers Market Nutrition ProgramTasty Taco Rice SaladClick to View

School Threats Forum Held at CPU

By Valerie Close, Editor · April 22nd, 2019
A group of law enforcement agencies, mental health providers, school leaders and local and federal prosecutors gathered to talk to other community leaders, parents and students at the CPU high school.The Agencies represented at the forum included:The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Iowa, Assistant U.

A Second Measles Case Confirmed

By Virginia Gay Hospital · April 18th, 2019
Benton County Public Health Director and Virginia Gay Hospital Director of Home Health, Melissa Smith, RN, BSN is making the public aware of an update released regarding the confirmation of measles cases in the state of Iowa.The Iowa Department of Public Health has announced a second case of measles has been confirmed in Iowa, through testing at the State Hygienic Lab.

Virginia Gay Hospital welcomes Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Torrez

By Virginia Gay Hospital · April 17th, 2019
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Benjamin Torrez, D.O., MPH, is now seeing patients and performing surgeries at Virginia Gay Hospital on the third Thursday of the month. Mary Nading PA-C will be holding clinic on Friday afternoons at Virginia Gay Hospital. Appointments to see Dr. Torrez or Mary Nading PA-C can be made by contacting their office at 319-833-5922.

Measles Case Identified in Iowa

By Virginia Gay Hospital · April 16th, 2019
Benton County Public Health Director and Virginia Gay Hospital Director of Home Health, Melissa Smith, RN, BSN is making the public aware of information recently released regarding a measles case in the state of Iowa.Over the weekend, through testing from the State Hygienic Lab, a Northeastern Iowan was confirmed to be infected with measles.

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