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Do your kids resist washing their hands? Is it hard to get them to wash well and long enough to make a real difference? It’s no wonder, especially when 33% of adults don’t wash their hands after using the restroom, and only 5% of adults wash their hands the recommended 20 seconds!
Children who get frequent sinus and ear infections can suffer from high fevers, painful headaches, earaches, and sleepless nights. Continued
suffering often leads to parents seeking help from an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialist.
Sepsis is one of those words that strikes dread in many hearts. But what exactly is sepsis, and what can be done about it?
Basically, sepsis is the body’s toxic, often life-threatening response to an infection.1 While generally healthy people might develop it, sepsis can more severely impact the most vulnerable among us – the very young, the elderly, and the sick.
Lindsay Haleta is a pharmacist who has always been pretty healthy. So when she ended up in the ER at Brookings Health System with what she
thought was a cyst, she didn’t think it was a big deal.
Susan Rufer has had a very challenging 10 years. Her thyroid quit functioning. She has balance troubles and migraines. She had Alzheimer’s
symptoms. At one point, she was practically comatose. She was bedridden and had to stay with her sister in Kentucky.
The Brookings Health System Foundation is celebrating our 10th anniversary on December 30! We plan to mark the occasion by kicking off a year-long celebration. As part of the festivities, we will showcase the many ways your donations to our nonprofit Foundation have impacted Brookings and the surrounding area.
Are you frustrated with frown lines and crow’s feet? Give yourself a gift this holiday season! Erase a few years of age as you ring in the new year. How? With Botox from Näva medical spa, an aesthetic medicine clinic and part of Brookings Health System.
Receive a FREE hearing screening, courtesy of Midwest ENT!
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Brookings Health System is proud to welcome Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialist Dr. Jonathan Mellema, M.D., of Avera Medical Group Specialty Care to the medical staff!