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Health and wellness of mind, body and soul.

Concussion Guidelines Evolve as More is Learned

Oct 30, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Much more than a bump to the head, a concussion is a traumatic brain injury that causes one or more serious symptoms.

Study Ranks Sioux Falls Among the Least Stressed Cities

Oct 27, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

The personal financial website WalletHub has named Sioux Falls is one of the least stressed cities in America.

Smartphone Ergonomics: Here's how to protect your neck, back, and hands

Oct 27, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

There are now two billion smartphone users worldwide. According to the Pew Research Center, approximately three-fourths (77%) of US adults say they own a smartphone. With more people now owning a smartphone, along with increased use of the devices for both work and leisure activities, it is not surprising to see ergonomic issues develop.

ADHD Diagnosis Requires Comprehensive Evaluation

Aug 29, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

A comprehensive evaluation that includes objective testing is essential in accurately diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), particularly when there is a concern regarding the presence of other comorbid disorders.

SD's First MRI Caring Suite Now Open in the Black Hills

Aug 29, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Black Hills Imaging Center (BHIC) in Rapid City has upgraded its facility with a new MRI Caring Suite. The Caring Suite is the first in South Dakota and is designed to make the process of getting an MRI more personal and comfortable.

Evolving Nutrition Strategies for Infants & Toddlers

Aug 29, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Experts agree that meeting iron and zinc requirements during key stages of growth and development in the first year of life is crucial. Around six months of age the infant will start showing indications that they are ready for solid foods.

Burnout Prevention Program Earns National Award

Aug 29, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Avera Health’s LIGHT program has received the Catholic Health Association’s Achievement Citation for its innovative approaches in helping physicians and advance practice providers address burnout.

SD Ranked 7th Best State for Healthcare

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

With several politicians raising concerns about the possible collapse of individual insurance markets while Republicans are back to the drawing board on healthcare reform, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Best & Worst States for Health Care.

Managing Lymphedema in the Summer

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

As summer approaches, patients with lymphedema need to take extra precautions to prevent a “flair-up”. Those at risk should also be on the the alert for the signs and symptoms of impending lymphedema.

Health Professionals and Opioid Addiction

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Reframing the problem with a compassionate and therapeutic approach.

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