Viruses or Bacteria

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Many human illnesses are caused by infection with either bacteria or viruses….

Smoke in backseat

Beware of the Dangers Secondhand & Thirdhand Smoke Poses to Children

Monday, February 13, 2017

Even if you don’t smoke, breathing in someone else’s smoke can be…


E-Cigarettes Don’t Have Tobacco, But What They Do Have is Alarming

Friday, February 10, 2017

  It’s Not Just “Harmless Water Vapor” While many e-cigarette companies market…

SCAD: Responsible for 40% of Heart Attacks in Women under 50

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Unlike the more common type of heart attack caused by buildup of…

Sleep deprived woman on couch

Study Proves Sleep Deprivation Takes its Toll

Friday, January 27, 2017

It’s true. Study by Microsoft confirms what many doctors have been saying…

Bowl of popcorn

Celebrate National Popcorn Day

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Join Knoxville Hospital & Clinics as we celebrate National Popcorn Day! This…


CMV – What is it and how does it impact our children?

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Today, Gov. Branstad is set to sign the CMV Awareness Month proclamation….

Family with flu

Flu cases sending some ERs past capacity; not too late to get flu shot

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that flu activity…

Animal Magnetism: The Healing Power of Therapy Dogs

Monday, January 9, 2017

  I cannot carry on a conversation. I have four legs. I…

White board

Talk, Talk, Talk – But not a word is uttered

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Patient satisfaction and a positive experience is top-of-mind at the Knoxville Hospital…


15 of the Easiest Health Resolutions to Make and Keep

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

  Every year, losing weight, eating healthy, and getting fit compete for the…

Alcohol emergency

Keep Tabs on Alcohol Consumption During Celebrations

Thursday, December 29, 2016

With the New Year’s Eve and football bowl events nearing, many of…


2016 A Year In Review: Medical News

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Zika, Pokemon Go, Opioid Abuse, EpiPens, Saturated Fats, Aspirin, NAVIO. What do…

Germy Gloves and Scarves Oh My

Monday, December 19, 2016

Be honest. Have you ever used your scarf or gloves to wipe…

Deck of cards


Monday, December 19, 2016

What you eat, how much you exercise, how well you control your…

Norovirus particle

Norovirus Activity on the Rise in Iowa

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Every year as temperatures drop and Iowans start to spend the bulk…

Mother holding child

Use Preventive Care to Your Advantage

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Get the most out of your health insurance plan and use preventive…

Gingerbread Cookies Diabetic Recipe

Monday, December 12, 2016

During the holiday season, make a promise to put yourself at the…