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Summer 2019

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Welcome Optometrist Taylor Kneip!

Summer 2019

Brookings Health System proudly welcomes Optometrist Dr. Taylor Kneip, O.D., to the eye care team at Yorkshire Eye Clinic & Optical!

Volga Medical Clinic Gets a Fresh Look

Summer 2019

Brookings Health System remodeled Volga Medical Clinic this spring, adding a second exam room for patient care and a new staff work area. Other enhancements included updating the waiting room and creating a new entrance. Community members are invited to see the remodeled space first hand at an open house on Thursday, June 27 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Aiming to Inspire Health

Summer 2019

Brookings Health System Foundation and First Bank & Trust present the 10th annual Aiming to Inspire Health Fundraiser.

A Win-Win Ultrasound Experience

Summer 2019

When most people hear the word, “ultrasound,” they immediately picture a baby inside her mother’s body. However, doctors at Brookings Health System also use ultrasound imaging to examine other internal organs and to perform minimally invasive procedures in real-time.

As Low as Reasonably Achievable

Summer 2019

Since X-rays were first discovered in 1895, medical professionals have used small doses of ionizing radiation to help diagnose and treat health conditions. To make sure the benefits of medical imaging radiation exposure outweigh the risks, Brookings Health strives to deliver the safest radiology procedures possible.

Knowing What's Normal

Summer 2019

Normal menstrual flow for women lasts approximately five days and occurs every 21 to 35 days. What’s not normal: bleeding between periods, bleeding for too long, having an extremely heavy flow or bleeding after menopause. Our gynecologists explain.

Beginning with Diabetic Education

Summer 2019

1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year and 84.1 million Americans age 18 and older have prediabetes, a condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diabetes. Learning how to control diabetes or prediabetes is a patient’s first step toward feeling better and living a longer, healthier life.

We're a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital!

Summer 2019

For the second time in three years, the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) named Brookings Health System as a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital in the nation. The health system was recognized at an awards ceremony during NRHA’s Rural Hospital Innovation Summit on May 9 in Atlanta.

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