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Find Relief from Common Foot Problems

Find Relief from Common Foot Problems

April 17th, 2019

April is National Foot Health Awareness Month! by Dr. Hannah Johnk, Podiatrist at Myrtue Medical Center What exactly are bunions and hammertoes? Contrary to popular belief, it is not just a growth of extra bone. It is actually a dislocation of the joint behind[...]

Know Where to Go When Sheltering from a Tornado
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Governor Kim Reynolds Learns More about School-based Therapy

April 1st, 2019

School-based therapy got the attention of Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg when they visited Harlan Community School earlier this year. Governor Reynolds was interested in the success of Myrtue Medical Center’s unique permanency model within the school[...]

Keep Your Kids Safe - Store Medicines Properly
Myrtue Medical Center Only Iowa Hospital to be Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital  Eight Years in a Row

Myrtue Medical Center Only Iowa Hospital to be Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital Eight Years in a Row

March 5th, 2019

  Myrtue Medical Center TOP 100 CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS in the U.S. – Myrtue was once again named one of the 100 highest-ranked Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Myrtue is the[...]

What is Bronchiolitis/RSV? (A Six-Part Series)

What is Bronchiolitis/RSV? (A Six-Part Series)

February 20th, 2019

What is Bronchiolitis/RSV? Click here for Part 2 - The Signs, Symptoms and Effects of RSV Click here for Part 3 - Who is at risk of RSV? Click here for Part 4 - Facts: This will NOT help RSV! Click here for Part[...]

Is Nutritional Therapy Right for You?

Is Nutritional Therapy Right for You?

January 29th, 2019

Do you suffer from a chronic condition? Are you running out of ideas on how to manage this condition? You may want to give Nutritional Therapy a try. This type of therapy can help with a variety of health concerns.[...]

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Winter Preparedness Tips

January 17th, 2019

With the prediction of winter storms this weekend, now is the time to properly prepare for cold weather, potential loss of power, and limited access to services, including roads, medical care, and communication systems. Extreme cold and harsh winter storms[...]

Please Don't Kiss the Baby!

Please Don't Kiss the Baby!

December 24th, 2018

What can seem like a simple cold or a fever blister for an adult, can be fatal for a baby. RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) is extremely contagious and adults are contagious before they show any symptoms. Anyone coming in contact[...]

It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot!

It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot!

December 4th, 2018

To flu or not to flu…that is the question! While many people still question whether or not to get a flu shot each year, it is still one of the safest and most effective ways to prevent the flu. It[...]