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Featured Primary Care How to Shake Off SAD and Enjoy All Seasons Winter blues? Bummer summer? When your mood swings with the seasons, you may be more than sad and actually have a disorder called SAD. 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. Sleep Center (West Lakes) Get Ready to Fall Back It's that time of year again — daylight saving time ends and clocks are set back an hour. These tips will help your body clock adjust to the time change. Family Medicine The Flu is Here! Now What? Even though influenza is actively spreading through the Des Moines metro, there's still time to take preventive measures. Here's what you need to know to avoid the flu and what to do if you get it. Dermatology 6 Tips to Stop Winter From Weathering Your Skin Protect your skin from the elements — outside and indoors — this winter. Add a few dermatologist-approved steps to your skin care routine to fight seasonally dry and itchy skin. Pediatrics Protecting Children from Summer Sun & Bugs Most parents know that it takes just one sunburn during childhood to significantly increase their child's risk of developing skin cancer later in life. They're also aware of the rising incidence of insect-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease and West Nile virus. Allergy Attack on Allergies It's time to wage war on springtime sniffling, sneezing, and wheezing.
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