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April 11, 2013

Healthiest Ames is pleased to present "What We Know about Living Well and Aging Well" on Wednesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at the Ames City Auditiorium. The presentation is free and open to the public. Three international research scholars and experts in the field of longevity will be presenting the program.

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April 4, 2013

Most high school seniors probably feel like it’s their year to shine and want to give it their all. Nevada High School Senior Danielle Sporrer is no different. Throughout her four years of high school, Danielle has participated in several school sports including track, cross country, basketball, soccer and cheerleading....
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April 2, 2013

 Do you think that your child has a bone, muscle, or joint problem? McFarland Clinic is pleased to work with the Shriners Hospitals for Children to offer a specialty clinic here in Ames. 

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March 25, 2013

People who work at computers daily often assume awkward posture in order to position their eyes so they can perform their work often resulting in computer vision syndrome. Bi-focals and progressive lenses do not provide optimal intermediate vision for small environments so can actually contribute to the problem.
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March 5, 2013

Colon cancer may not be at the top of your list of things to talk about with family and friends. However, it can be a life saving conversation when both and men and women age 50 older are reminded of the importance of a colon cancer screening test. For this reason, advocates for colon cancer awareness have designated March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

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February 12, 2013

 Voice changes occur at all ages, most notably in adolescents, but changes can also occur as you age.

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February 11, 2013

 Most Americans eat more sodium than is recommended for a healthy diet. The steady increase can be attributed to people’s busy schedules resulting in eating more convenience and processed foods and an acquired taste for salt.

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February 6, 2013

 An off-duty McFarland Clinic nurse saved a man's life while shopping at Homemakers Furniture. Check out this great story from KCCI featuring Registered Nurse Stacey Bockes. 

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January 31, 2013

February is Go Red For Women month. The month creates awareness for cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women across the world. Differences in age, important risk factors and symptoms are often reasons women are approached differently and treated less aggressively.

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December 20, 2012

Do icy sidewalks and parking lots have you worried about getting out and about for fear of falling? Have you experienced back pain after shoveling snow?McFarland Clinic Physical Therapist Jennifer Handlos, MPT offers some tips for a safer, more enjoyable winter.

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