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901 Montgomery St., Decorah, IA 52101
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Connection between HPV infection and mouth, throat cancer

Did you know that HPV infection increases risk of throat and mouth cancer? Learn about prevention, symptoms and treatment options.

Gregory Jones MD By Gregory Jones September 21, 2021
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Flu shots and COVID-19

All the safety measures that prevent COVID-19 also prevent flu. With masking and social distancing requirements relaxed, it's time to get a flu shot to protect yourself and your family from influenza.

September 20, 2021
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11 tips for coping with a cancer diagnosis

If you've been diagnosed with cancer, knowing what to expect can lower your stress level. Use these 11 suggestions to learn more about your diagnosis, and improve resilience and coping skills.

September 16, 2021
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Helping people, changing lives: 3 health benefits of volunteering

Volunteers make a difference in the lives of others, but did you know that volunteering can benefit your health? Learn about 3 physical, mental and social benefits of donating your time and talents.

Angela Thoreson LSW By Angela Thoreson September 16, 2021
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What’s the deal with probiotics?

You may have heard about "healthy" bacteria called probiotics. Do they really help with gut health and digestive issues? Find out what to do before you start taking probiotics.

Lisa Hayes MD By Lisa Hayes September 15, 2021
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Consider T.I.M.E. when dealing with sepsis

More than 40% of adults are unfamiliar with the dangers of sepsis, which occurs as a result of infection. Use this tool to recognize the signs and symptoms, and get immediate care.

Joseph Poterucha DO By Joseph Poterucha September 14, 2021
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Top 5 reasons for joint replacement

Do you have a creaky knee, achy hip, wobbly ankle or grinding shoulder? Here are the top 5 reasons other patients make an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon to discuss joint replacement.

Jacob Ziegler MD By Jacob Ziegler September 13, 2021
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COVID-19 variants, what to know about mutations

A new COVID-19 variant called B.1621, or mu, is being monitored by scientists. Read how variants are classified and what you need to know today.

September 13, 2021