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Consumer Advisory Issued for Chicken Salad Purchased at Fareway

Iowa Department of Public Health News Release: February 13, 2018 The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) today jointly issued a consumer advisory for chicken salad sold at Fareway stores. The chicken...

Let’s Do Something about our Failing Mental Health System

In our culture the mind is separate from the body. The medical model we live with reflects the separation, and political policies reflect that idea. Individuals who think nothing of sharing their diabetes diagnosis might do anything to avoid a diagnosis of depression....

5 Things You Can Do Now to Reduce Your Flu Risk

This time of year if you ask any healthcare provider what one thing they’d like most, it could be to eliminate calling the gastrointestinal bug causing diarrhea, intestinal pain, and nausea the “flu.” That “flu” won’t kill you unless you become extremely dehydrated....

Virginia Gay Hospital Announces the Addition of 3D Mammography

3D mammography is now available at Virginia Gay Hospital. 3D mammography is another example of the partnership between the Virginia Gay medical community, the Virginia Gay Hospital Health Care Foundation, and the community of patients that continues to bring the very...

Fall Prevention in the Home & Community

Many of us either know someone who has fallen or has fallen themselves, but did you know that 1 in 3 Americans over the age of 65 falls every year? Falls are the leading cause of injury – fatal and non-fatal – and are significant regardless of age. Falling is an...