Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can happen to some babies at birth, due to one or more parts of their ear may not work the way they should. Also, adults may lose their hearing because of loud noises, illness, or age. If you think you might have a hearing loss, see an audiologist for testing. Audiologists are healthcare …

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How Windom Area Health Supports Local Communities

How does Windom Area Health support our communities? Windom Area Health provides more than healthcare services to Windom and the surrounding communities. We also collaborate with organizations to provide over $600,000 in community benefits. The Catholic Health Association defines community benefits as a planned, managed, organized, and measured approach to a health care organization’s participation …

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Pumpkin Nutrition

Cooler temperatures, football, and apple orchards mean that fall is officially here! With the change in seasons, we also have a change in flavors. One fall flavor that stands out is pumpkin: pumpkin pie, pumpkin bars and of course, pumpkin spice lattes. Although we usually add pumpkin into desserts, did you know that pumpkin is …

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Women's Health Fund Provides Support during Stressful Times

Women’s Health Fund Provides Support during Stressful Times

When you hear about a community member struggling with cancer, often you think of the emotional and physical toll it has on the individual and their family. What often is not as visual is the financial strain that ongoing treatments and travel puts on a family unit. Hospital bills, gas, hotel stays, eating out, deductibles; the …

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Antibiotics 101

Do You Need Antibiotics? Antibiotic resistance is an urgent threat to public health. Resistance occurs when bacteria has become stronger than the medication used to kill the bacteria. Antibiotics save lives, but can cause side effects that lead to antibiotic resistance and impact gastrointestinal health. Annually in the United States, approximately 2 million people are …

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