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April 7, 2014

 Celebrate World Health Day on April 7 by learning the CPR and AED (defibrillator) skills you need to save a life!  Free training sessions are held every 30 minutes at these Ames Racquet and Fitness locations.

April 2, 2014

 After three months of waiting following her miscarriage, Elizabeth Salton was ready to get pregnant. "I was a little more serious about trying again. I had read some more books. I found out by taking a pregnancy test at 2 in the morning because I couldn’t wait and I woke up my husband, he was not so excited to be woken up but I couldn’t sleep the rest of the night. I was very excited."

April 2, 2014

At eleven weeks pregnant, Elizabeth Salton went in for a routine checkup with her nurse-midwife at McFarland Clinic.  “I was by myself, my husband wasn’t there because I thought it was going to be a normal visit. I didn’t think there was going to be anything wrong. The technician said...

March 17, 2014

Spring is near and many of us are anxious to get outside and work in our gardens.

March 17, 2014

McFarland Clinic is pleased to announce that Anu Baweja, MD joined the Neurology Department in March. Dr. Baweja began seeing patients in March 2014.

March 4, 2014

Peter Buck, MD and Thomas Greenwald, MD, McFarland Clinic Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, received a top honor as recipients of the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Sports Medicine Award for 2014. Dr. Buck and Dr. Greenwald will be presented their awards during the Boys State Basketball Tournament on Friday, March 14.

February 26, 2014

If you participate in a flexible spending account (FSA) through your employer, now is the perfect time to use those dollars to cover an annual eye exam or save on a new pair of eyeglasses, contacts or prescription sunglasses. The last day to use your 2013 FSA is March 15....

February 20, 2014

Due to the severe weather conditions, some McFarland Clinic offices are closing early on February 20th.  The Ames and Marshalltown After Hours Clinic is closed tonight. 

January 22, 2014

 Today, Wellmark® Blue Cross® and Blue Shield®  officially announced a collaboration with McFarland Clinic to create an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). The new ACO will focus on coordinating patient care to improve quality, provide greater value, and slow increases in health care costs. “McFarland Clinic is pleased to collaborate with...

January 20, 2014

After more than 35 years of being a physician at McFarland Clinic, Dr. Leo Milleman has retired. Here is video from his retirement party including kind words from some of his colleagues.

January 16, 2014

McFarland Clinic physicians and employees have a history of supporting community organizations that provide valuable resources to our patients and that help make Carroll a better place. 

January 7, 2014

McFarland Clinic is pleased to announce that Arthur Chen, MD rejoined the Otolaryngology (ENT) Department. Dr. Chen began seeing patients in January 2014.

January 3, 2014

Exposure to cold, wet and windy temperatures can cause injuries, especially for the elderly and babies. 

Proper prevention and recognizing the signs and symptoms of cold illnesses can help reduce the risk of frostbite or the life-threatening condition hypothermia.

January 2, 2014
Atrial fibrillation (A-Fib) is an irregular heart rate that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart related complications. It is the most common cardiac arrhythmia seen by physicians, affecting men more than women.  
December 30, 2013

Anxiety disorders are a common health issue in the United States with more than 18 million people affected. It is the number one psychiatric disorder diagnosed in women and number two in men. Women are twice as likely to be affected as men. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only ¼ of people suffering receive treatment.

December 23, 2013

McFarland Clinic would like to welcome Meleah Jensen, PA-C to the Marshalltown Family Medicine Department. She joined the office located at 312 E Main Street in December. 

December 16, 2013
The 9th annual McFarland Clinic Turkey Food Drive kicked off on Friday, December 6th. McFarland Clinic and the 2013 Turkey rallied together to benefit MICA of Story County. The clinic as a whole donated 6,488 items and an additional cash donation of $1,849.31. 
December 10, 2013

McFarland Clinic would like to welcome Jean Eichmeier, PA-C to the McFarland Clinic Webster City office. Jean joined the Family Medicine Department in December. 

December 10, 2013

 'Tis the season for colds, coughs and sore throats. Many doctors’ offices have seen an uptick in cases of croup.  Terri Hannan, PA-C answers common questions about croup. 

December 10, 2013

Wintertime is quickly approaching once again, which means it’s time for the holidays, families and tasty treats. It also means the time of year when health and wellness activities tend to fall down the list of daily priorities. One way to beat the holiday slump is to use “SMART” fitness goals. 

December 8, 2013

MyChart has a new look and feel. McFarland Clinic recently upgraded its electronic medical record on Saturday, December 7th. The MyChart upgrade includes a new layout making it easier for patients to navigate health information.  In addition, MyChart includes discharge and lab information for patients seen at Mary Greeley Medical Center.  

December 3, 2013

MyChart will soon have a new look and feel as McFarland Clinic is upgrading its electronic medical record beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, December 7.   Please note that MyChart will not be accessible for an extended period of time on Saturday, December 7 due to the upgrade.

November 25, 2013

McFarland Clinic would like to welcome Jen Huseboe Sills, ARNP to McFarland Clinic Jefferson office.

November 22, 2013

McFarland Clinic PC Board of Directors announced today that Steve Koger, Chief Executive Officer, has decided to retire from McFarland Clinic on December 31, 2014.  

November 20, 2013

 McFarland Clinic Ophthalmologist & Retina Specialist, Tracy Kangas, MD, PhD, answers questions about the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy and treatment options available.

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