Provider Profile: Meet Sharon Johansen

Name:Sharon K. Johansen, M.S., ATC, PTA Title:Physical Therapist Assistant Clinic:Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School:Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri Additional Degrees/Training:Master’s Degree …

Friday recipe: the Big Easy Caprese

Between helping Child #2 get ready for college, attending various summer functions and working on myriad projects to promote all …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Shane McClinton

Name: Shane McClinton, D.P.T., OCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS Title: Physical Therapist/Assistant Professor Clinic: Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School: Gustavus Adolphus College, …

More than meets the eye: Diabetes can cause blurred vision, blindness

According to the National Eye Institute, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults in the United States. The …

Provider Profile: Meet April Vargus

Name: April Vargus, M.S.P.A.S., PA-C Title: Physician Assistant Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School: Iowa Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa Medical …

Friday recipe: garlicky green beans and tomatoes

The weather in Iowa has been wonderful this week, our gladiolas and tiger lilies are bursting with color, the rose …

Slather on the sunscreen to safeguard your skin

In Iowa, we wait months for the summer sun to arrive so we can bask in its rays and bring …

When a cough is more than just a cough

It’s not even cold season, yet there’s a major cough epidemic making news. This isn’t any normal cough; it can …

Jumpstart back-to-school health fair provides easy access for seventh grade vaccine requirements

The 2014-2015 school year is just around the corner. Parents should be reminded of the State of Iowa requirement that …

Provider Profile: Meet Amy Crane

Name: Amy Crane, M.P.A.S., PA-C Title: Physician Assistant Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa Medical School: …

Friday recipe: watermelon and feta salad

Ahh, summer time, and the living is easy…and local farmers’ markets and produce departments are awash in watermelon, my favorite …

Little organ plays a big role in your body

Weighing under an ounce, a butterfly-shaped gland in the lower neck is an unlikely candidate to play such a large …