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Fruits and Veggies - More Matters Month

Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Did you know that over 90% of adults and children in the U.S. are not eating the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables? So what do our experts suggest we do? Just add one more! Everyone can benefit from eating just one more serving of fruits and veggies. According to…

Independent.. But Not Alone Featured

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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The September/October, 2014 Midwest Medical Edition of MED featured Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in the cover story. The article discusses two independent healthcare systems in South Dakota and their strategy to remain independent.  "Leaders at these hospitals maintain that, withgood planning, supportive communities, strong finances, competitive pricing, and collaboration with other healthcare…

Grief Healing Retreat Featured

Monday, September 15, 2014
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  The Bereavement Team at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is hosting “A Pathway Through Grief” a Grief Healing Retreat on Thursday, September 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This non-denominational retreat is offered at no cost. Registration is now open for this event here or by calling 605-882-7714 The retreat is…

Hospice Care

Tuesday, September 09, 2014
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Hospice can be a sensitive subject to talk to our loved ones about. Here at Prairie Lakes, we want our patients to know what hospice means to us. Many patients hear the word hospice and they think their life is ending. This is simply not the case. Prairie Lakes Healthcare…

Managing Meniere's Disease

Wednesday, September 03, 2014
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A new study for Meniere’s disease is underway in Colorado Springs. Meniere’s disease currently affects 13 million people worldwide. Managing this disease is very difficult. Imagine feeling dizzy, nauseous and unable to focus. These are just a few of the symptoms that help describe Meniere’s disease. Things like driving home…

Shad’s Ride to Benefit the Caring Club House

Monday, September 01, 2014
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The Second Annual “Shad’s Ride” will take place on Saturday, September 27, 2014 beginning at The Bullpen in Lake Norden, SD at 1:00 p.m. Registration is from noon to 1:00 p.m the day of the event and is $15 per rider. This ride honors Shad Peckenpaugh, former manager of The…

30 Minutes a Day Can Help Keep the Cancer Away!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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  A study of 60,000 woman was conducted to see if low level exertion could provide benefits in preventing breast cancer. Turns out it can! Lifestyle changes are always important when trying to reduce the risk of cancer, but this study; published in the Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, shows…

Prairie Lakes Announces Opening of Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic, Welcomes Dr. Jered Mancell

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System announces the opening of the Prairie Lakes Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic on Monday, August 25 and welcomes full time ear, nose and throat specialist, Dr. Jered Mancell, to the medical staff. “We are excited to bring full-time ear, nose and throat care…

Progress in Preventing Heart Disease

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Despite the fact that heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States, the rates of both hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease have declined in the past two decades. According to a recent study, heart failure and stroke hospitalizations have declined about 30-40%. Results also…

Yellow Rose Week a Success in Northeast South Dakota

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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Yellow Rose Week was celebrated in northeastern South Dakota June 2-6, 2014. Yellow Rose Week is the primary means of financing the Suzanne Jacobson Memorial Fund (SJMF), a service of the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation. The SJMF provides grants to people in northeastern South Dakota and western Minnesota with life-threatening…