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Allergy Basics: Prevention and Relief

Allergy Basics: Prevention and Relief

Sep 1, 2017

Could allergies be to blame for your runny nose and sneezing?  The symptoms of allergies and the common cold are very similar, which can make it difficult to tell the difference between the two.  

Allergies are a common chronic health condition. Symptoms can be mild or severe, and some allergies can even put you at risk for life-threatening reactions. About 75% of people

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State and Local Health Officials Stress Awareness and Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections

State and Local Health Officials Stress Awareness and Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Jun 29, 2017

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are still a health concern and rates continue to be on the rise, according to officials from the South Dakota Department of Health and the Sioux Falls Health Department.

The terms STIs and STDs are often used interchangeably, according to Dr. Jennifer Tinguely, Chief Medical Officer for the

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Summer is Here! Stay Safe in the Sun.

Summer is Here! Stay Safe in the Sun.

Jun 23, 2017

Summer is finally here!  It's a great time to be active outdoors, but make sure you are staying safe in the sun.

Here are some great tips from the National Institutes of Health and Go4Life:

  • Limit your time in the sun. Try to stay out of the sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when the sun’s rays are the strongest. Don’t be fooled by cloudy skies. The sun’s rays pass
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