Archive for Health & Wellness

  • Cooking with Canned Foods Cooking with Canned Foods

    Simple, convenient and versatile, canned foods provide an array of options for families looking to increase nutrition during mealtimes. However, some home chefs may not be aware of the benefits canned foods bring to the table. Consider these common consumer misnomers cleared up by the Canned Food A...

  • Trick or Toy! What Every Parent Should Know About Food Allergies for Halloween Trick or Toy! What Every Parent Should Know About Food Allergies for Halloween

    By Chrissy Watters, MS, RD, LDN Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (309) 793-0684 cwatters@hy-vee.com Help create a safer, happier Halloween with the Teal Pumpkin Project You may have seen teal-painted pumpkins decking out a neighbor’s porch, or teal pumpkin signage on front doors and staked in ya...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Jaime Long The “Passionate Patient Advocate™” Owner of GolderCare Solutions The 2 Most Important Secrets to Winning the Medicare Battle Last month, a story on local TV highlighted the plight of a Quad City family who learned after Mom died that they might lose her home to the state. ...

  • Be Aware of the Benefits of Screening Mammography Be Aware of the Benefits of Screening Mammography

    By David Aanestad, MD, FACS Davenport Surgical Group P.C. October is breast cancer awareness month. As a breast surgeon at the Kenneth H. McKay Center for Breast Health at Genesis, I am all too aware of the devastating effects a breast cancer diagnosis can have on a patient and their family. Altho...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Margaret Christiansen, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. What are Over the Counter Hearing Aids? Recent legislation was passed that will allow a new category of hearing aids, Over the Counter (OTC) hearing aids, to be sold. The FDA is required to establish this category of hearing aids with...

  • Calendar of Events September 2018 Calendar of Events September 2018

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Open AA Meeting – There are ongoing open meetings every Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening at 7 pm. Location: 1706 Brady Street, Suite 105, Davenport. For more information contact Illowa Intergroup 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org Qu...

  • Grow Your Own Herbs Grow Your Own Herbs

    Herb Tips *** Use more herbs when using a crumbled dried or a fresh form. (Red pepper intensifies in flavor during cooking; add in small increments.) When doubling a recipe, do not double spices and herbs. Increase amounts by 1 & 1/2 times. *** Thyme Health benefits: Two teaspoons...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Heather Sandy, MA, CCC-A Audiology Consultants, P.C. October is Audiology Awareness Month: How’s Your Hearing Hearing loss is the third most common physical condition behind arthritis and heart disease. Approximately 48 million Americans report some degree of hearing loss. While age is the ...