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April 1, 2011

Sleep apnea is a relatively common sleeping disorder, but one that is important to manage for a patient’s overall health, says McFarland Clinic Neurologist Selden Spencer, M.D. This disorder is caused by blocked or narrowed airways in your nose, mouth or throat while you sleep at night, which in turn...
Read More about Managing Your Sleep Apnea

March 16, 2011

The gradual loss of kidney function is called chronic kidney disease or failure. When this occurs, a patient’s kidneys are damaged and left unable to filter waste and excess fluids from the blood that are normally emitted through urine. As a result, dangerous levels of waste and fluid to build...
Read More about Kidney Disease Cases Growing in the U.S.

December 29, 2010

Receiving routine eye exams or screening can detect damage to the eye before a patient visually or physically notices any changes. If caught early enough, treatment usually helps several common eye disorders and problems. Dr. Nicolas Hamouche, a McFarland Clinic Ophthalmologist, explains why it is important for a patient to...
Read More about Eyes: Disorders, Symptoms and Treatments

December 7, 2010

Dr. Donald Skinner, family medicine physician, took some time to discuss what meningitis is and how it affects people. “Meningitis is inflammation and usually infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord,” said Dr. Skinner. “As in most infections the young and elderly are at greatest risk but...
Read More about Meningitis

December 7, 2010

The 6th annual McFarland Clinic Turkey Food Drive kicked off on Friday, December 3. McFarland Clinic and the “Mystery Turkey” rallied together to benefit MICA of Story County. The clinic as a whole donated 6,952 items and an additional cash donation of $1,083.23. The Turkey Food Drive is a McFarland...
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November 11, 2010

What is a Primary Care Provider (PCP)? A primary care provider (PCP) is a family physician, internal or adult medicine physician or pediatrician. This provider takes care of a patient’s basic needs across a wide continuum of different problems. He or she is the first point of contact for a...
Read More about Choosing A Primary Care Provider

October 12, 2010

McFarland Clinic kicked off its annual United Way campaign with a slogan to live by, "Make a Brighter Day." Staff members are encouraged to donate their time, money and resources to those in need to make a difference in someone’s life. Supervisors were given United Way packets for each employee....
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September 29, 2010

On September 2, 2009, Louise Kesterson of the Marshalltown area, had her yearly mammogram at McFarland Clinic in Marshalltown. She was then told a second mammogram was needed. A biopsy was needed and they discovered that she had breast cancer. On October 13, Kesterson had a lumpectomy. “I chose to...
Read More about Coordinated Breast Cancer Treatment

September 3, 2010

AMES, Iowa - The McFarland Vein Clinic is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Firas Salti. Dr. Salti joins Dr. Renald Bernard who has been providing vein services in Ames for the past nine years. Dr. Salti is a board certified internal medicine physician in the Adult Medicine Department...
Read More about Dr. Salti Joins McFarland Vein Clinic
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