January 2020

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30 01, 2020

Common Illnesses in the Wintertime

2020-03-15T14:50:05-06:00

Winter brings more than just cold air and shorter days; there are several illnesses that peak during the snowier months between November and March. It’s an annual ritual: we rev up for flu season in October and prepare for our children’s sick days when there’s snow on the ground. It’s not that viruses and bacteria [...]

Common Illnesses in the Wintertime2020-03-15T14:50:05-06:00
23 01, 2020

Motion is Lotion: Exercising to Keep Your Joints Healthy

2020-03-15T14:28:09-06:00

Exercise and regular movement provide various health benefits beyond weight loss, including improvement of cardiopulmonary, musculoskeletal and organ health. Everyday movement is also a straight-forward solution to maintaining healthy joints. Recent studies show that daily movement is more important than ever, due to increasingly sedentary lifestyles in the U.S., according to Travis Hall, Doctor of [...]

Motion is Lotion: Exercising to Keep Your Joints Healthy2020-03-15T14:28:09-06:00
16 01, 2020

Medical Interpreters Continue to Create a Bridge for Patients

2020-01-11T15:27:43-07:00

In response to the diverse community in Prowers County and surrounding communities, Prowers Medical Center continues its positive movement in making great strides and changing the community’s perception about their local health care services. Internal programs at the hospital have increased awareness among health care providers and staff regarding different cultural backgrounds and health disparities [...]

Medical Interpreters Continue to Create a Bridge for Patients2020-01-11T15:27:43-07:00
9 01, 2020

How to Change Your Habits to Improve Overall Health

2020-01-11T15:23:38-07:00

It can be tempting to want to drastically change your health habits at the start of a New Year. Whether it’s shedding a few pounds, lowering your cholesterol or simply visiting with a physician more regularly, it’s easy to want either speedy or immediate results that are mindless. Unfortunately, that’s just not realistic, and it’s [...]

How to Change Your Habits to Improve Overall Health2020-01-11T15:23:38-07:00
2 01, 2020

The Perfect Vision for Your New Year’s Wellness Plan

2020-01-11T15:19:42-07:00

By John Ruibal, MS, RDN, CSSD At the start of each New Year, we tend to reflect on the past year, and anticipate and plan for the year to come. Wellness has many layers, and sometimes it can seem overwhelming when we try to make all the changes we feel we need to in order [...]

The Perfect Vision for Your New Year’s Wellness Plan2020-01-11T15:19:42-07:00