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Posted August 26, 2015in Altoona, Advice Column

I’ve been in an accident; now what?

Driving while lost trying to follow the directions on the GPS, scolding kids in the back seat, inclement weather or a moment of distraction no matter how brief. It happens […]

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Posted August 19, 2015in Advice Column, Windsor Heights

Transitioning into retirement

Most people work the majority of their adult lives.  The money that is earned enables us to have our basic needs met and then some.  At a certain point during your working […]

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Posted August 19, 2015in Advice Column, Grimes

Q: What should parents know about backpacks?

A: For the health of their children, it’s important for parents to follow these guidelines to help prevent pain and any future problems associated with improper use of backpacks: Make […]

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Posted August 19, 2015in Advice Column, Winterset

Bringing health care close to home

“I didn’t know you did that!” That’s what one of our staff heard when she responded to a friend who said she had to go to Des Moines to see […]

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Posted August 19, 2015in Advice Column, Ankeny

What happens to my IRA after I’m gone?

Contributing to an IRA can help you build some of the resources you will need to enjoy a comfortable retirement. But what happens to your IRA if you don’t use […]

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Posted August 19, 2015in Advice Column, Downtown

Q: Who can benefit from women’s health physical therapy?

Patient’s experiencing pelvic pain, incontinence, pain pre/post pregnancy, or abdominal scarring can all benefit. You may ask your primary care physician or OB-GYN if your problems may be addressed with […]

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Posted August 19, 2015in Advice Column, Grimes

5 steps to protect a decedent’s identity

Who would have thought that you have to protect your identity, even after you are dead!? It’s true. Identity thieves thrive on reincarnating deceased people. After all, who is going […]

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Posted August 19, 2015in Advice Column, Ankeny

Q: What are some tips for keeping my independence?

A: You can continue to live independently as you age by making simple adjustments, taking safety precautions and having the support of others. Get help with daily tasks. Give yourself […]

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Posted August 19, 2015in Advice Column, Ankeny

Q: I’m pregnant. How can I beat the summer heat?

A: There is nothing like pregnancy to make a hot Iowa summer feel even hotter. Follow these simple tips to stay comfortable this summer while still enjoying the season. -Avoid […]

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Posted August 19, 2015in Advice Column, Winterset

Q: Why do I need to have a dental exam for my child before she goes to school?

A: The State of Iowa passed legislation in 2007 that requires all students entering kindergarten and ninth grade to have a dental screening. This was to help promote the importance […]

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