Monday, September 22, 2014
Lifestyle Health & Wellness

Grain Bin Safety Training Through NECAS Saves Lives

Grain Bin Safety Training Through NECAS Saves Lives

American farmers labor every day in one of the world's most dangerous occupations. As the only hands-on training facility of its kind in the U.S., The National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS) at Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) Peosta campus provides year-round safety and farm accident prevention training for farmers, firefighters, and EMS personnel. Grain bin engulfment rescue training, one of many safety programs available through NECAS, is saving lives.

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The Science of Sustained Nutrition

In today's busy world, many of us are plagued by low energy and constant stress. Unfortunately, this can often lead to poor food choices that can further impair our energy levels and our health. The foods you eat throughout the day can help maintain energy as well as enhance your ability to cope with stress. According to a recent article by Dr. Oz, you can “undo” some of the damage to your cardiovascular system, regardless of your age.

Lifestyle, Health & Wellness | By Dr. Mary E. Pregler-Belmont

Crescent Community Health Center Upgrade

Thanks to the Dubuque Racing Association (DRA), Crescent Community Health Center dental department has been able to upgrade its digital x-ray equipment and dental software in the dental clinic. The new equipment allows the dentists to see the detail of x-rays better in order to complete the treatment the patients need. Crescent has been providing dental and medical services to the community since 2006 and appreciates the ongoing support from the DRA to be able to improve equipment and services to their patients.

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Camp for Stroke Survivors and Family Accepting Registrations

Stroke is the number one cause of disability in the US. Emergency treatment within three hours is critical and can be life-saving. However, stroke survivors experience a wide-range of lasting symptoms from slight to permanently debilitating. These effects can impact life – physically, emotionally, and socially for survivors and their families.

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Keep Yourself Healthy

Dr. Peter Edelstein, M.D., is a passionate cancer patient advocate, honored educator, experienced surgeon and author of Own Your Cancer published by Lyons Press. “No matter where you live, how much money you make, or how busy your day is, there are simple things everyone can do each day to boost their immune systems,” Edelstein said.

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