Category: Health

Effective Thursday, April 2, 2020 – Iowa’s Governor, Kim Reynolds, has extended the State Public Health Emergency Declaration until April 30th. This declaration extends closure dates for various businesses including, but not limited to, senior centers, beauty salons, restaurants, etc. through April 30, 2020 in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We …

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Blood pressure, muscle mass, metabolism, bone density, memory — just a few of your body’s functions and features that change with age. It’s best to learn how to manage these gradual changes rather than deny their existence and put yourself at risk. Below, members of the Meth-Wick health and wellness staff describe the changes you …

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Water was the hands-down winner when nutrition experts collaborated to determine which beverage provides the greatest health benefits. The six U.S. researchers of the Independent Beverage Guidance Panel ranked beverages into six levels based on calories, energy and nutrients, and evidence for positive and negative effects on health. An overview of the results, published on …

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