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Health and wellness of mind, body and soul.

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.

Protecting Workers from Heat-Related Illness

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

The rising temperatures of summer bring a higher risk of heat-related illness. Those required to work in the heat are especially vulnerable. Workers should be encouraged to take precautions, watch for common signs and symptoms, and administer first aid quickly.

Could Your Patient Benefit From Hand Therapy?

May 24, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

This highly specialized form of occupational therapy restores function to damaged upper extremities.

Regional Health Home+ Expands a One-stop Resource for Convenient Home Care

May 24, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Regional Health is expanding a new, one-stop resource for coordinated home care services to all of western South Dakota and adjacent areas. Regional Health Home+ offers skilled nursing; physical, occupational and speech therapy; personal care; hospice; infusion therapy; medical equipment; and pharmacy services.

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