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Is it a Sore Throat - or COVID? Check Your Sore Throat Symptoms
Is it a sore throat, strep throat, or COVID? Learn symptoms, remedies, and when it's time to call the doctor.
Patient and surgeon run IMT Des Moines Half Marathon just months after heart surgery
Five months after a major heart surgery, avid runner Dennis Howard and his surgeon Dr. Komanapalli finish the DSM Half Marathon.
Learn the signs and symptoms of strep throat and when it's time to call the doctor.
Strep throat, sore throat, or COVID-19? Know when a sore throat is more than a sore throat, and when it's time to see the doctor.
Help! My Child Is Sick and It's After Clinic Hours
An Urgent Care doctor shares tips for when to bring your child in and when you can wait it out.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Am I Pregnant? 7 Early Signs You're Having a Baby
The signs of pregnancy can show up before the pregnancy test says “yes.” Watch for these symptoms to see if it's time to visit your OB/GYN.
The Top Reasons for an Urgent Care Visit
Knowing when to go to urgent care can be confusing. Find out what issues are best treated by your urgent care provider.
What to Expect from Cosmetic Surgery
While every cosmetic procedure is different, the process to enhance your appearance is consistent.
How to Choose Your Family Doctor
With so many doctors in Des Moines, it can be hard finding the right one. Follow these tips to choose the right family physician for your crew.
Healthy Steps You Can Take to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer
So much is out of your control when it comes to breast cancer. Follow these tips to take back some control and help prevent it.
Heads Up! Why Every Parent and Coach Should Know How to Spot a Concussion
Head injuries can happen to kids of any age. Your parental instincts are important in identifying the signs of a concussion.
Back Pain Clinic
What to Expect When You See a Back Pain Specialist
Getting to the root cause of your pain takes an in-depth assessment and a dose of patience.
Genetic Testing Helps Calculate Your Breast Cancer Risk
With a simple blood test, you can learn if you inherited a gene mutation that raises your chances of getting breast cancer.