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Featured Primary Care FAQ on the Flu: How to Protect Your Family This Flu Season Flu season is upon us. Prevent influenza from spreading through your home with these tips. Internal Medicine What's the Best Diet for Weight Loss? Diet trends come and go. New research shows the best diet plan is the one that works for you. Primary Care Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen or Naproxen: Which Pill Is Right for Your Ills? These medications are commonly used as cure-alls. But each one can offer relief for certain symptoms and at different ages. Primary Care The Most Common Skin Rashes You Get as a Grown-Up The rashes you get often change as you age. Before you try home treatments, understand what's behind the break-out. Primary Care Relieving Chronic Stress Can Improve Your Health A build-up of stressors can lead to long-term symptoms and more serious health issues. Adopting healthy behaviors can prevent them. Pediatrics 5 Healthy Habits That Help Prevent Childhood Obesity The things you learn as a child can last a lifetime. Teach your kids how to live an active, healthy lifestyle to avoid the effects of obesity. Family Medicine 10 Fireworks Safety Tips to Avoid an Accident Since the fireworks laws in Iowa changed, you can light off much more than a pack of sparklers. Practice these safety habits to avoid ending your celebration in the ER. Primary Care All the Health Benefits of Quitting Smoking Today As soon as you stop smoking, your body begins to repair all the damage. And the sooner you quit, the better your health. Family Medicine The Do's and Don'ts of Discussing Coronavirus With Your Children As the state of Iowa becomes more affected by the spread of coronavirus, it can be difficult to navigate this serious topic with your children. Pediatrics Every Vaccine Your Child Needs From Birth to Graduation Vaccinations help children build immunity against serious diseases — and protect others around them. Primary Care Hypothyroidism vs. Hyperthyroidism: How to Figure Out Your Thyroid Issue When your energy is thrown off, your thyroid is often to blame. Here's how to sort through the symptoms to solve your problems. Family Medicine How to Choose Your Family Physician or Pediatrician Looking for a pediatric or family doctor in Des Moines? Follow these steps to find the right provider for you and yours.
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