Category Archives: Health

The Itsy Bitsy Spider

Can Have Quite A Big Bite! STORY BY: LESLIE RESCHLY, BSN, RN Walk up to my front door and you will see nature has already decorated my home for Halloween with an abundance of spider webs and beautiful spiders lining

A Fib—It’s No Lie!!

  What is Atrial Fibrillation? STORY BY: LESLIE RESCHLY BSN,RN Settle in to watch a movie, the news or even the US Olympic trials and you probably encountered a commercial advertising the latest and greatest blood thinner for treatment of Atrial

Keep Yourself Healthy this Summer

  Limiting your exposure to disease-carrying insects. STORY BY: LESLIE RESCHLY BSN,RN As the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil loom in the near future, athletes around the world are weighing the risk of attending versus the risk of being infected with

Skin Cancer Review

  As easy as A-B-C BY: LESLIE RESCHLY BSN, RN Everyone loves that golden bronze tan! Have you looked around our community recently? See that RED BURN with white swimsuit strap marks? Welcome to summer, as locals and tourists hit the

Whistle A Happy Tune

  Feel your spirits lift with music therapy BY: LESLIE RESCHLY BSN,RN Music-whether playing it or listening to it-can provide you with many positive health benefits. Do you ever put on your favorite songs while relaxing or entertaining? Can you recall

Take Care Of Yourself By Taking Care of the Planet!

  Earth Day and World Health Day 2016 BY: LESLIE RESCHLY, BSN, RN After it’s inception in 1970, Earth Day was recognized in my Iowa elementary school with a small tree seedling in a Styrofoam cup (green huh?) for each student

Colon Health

      Getting to the bottom of it STORY BY: LESLIE RESCHLY, BSN, RN Are you over 50 years old? Have you had a screening colonoscopy? Colorectal cancer is a cancer in the large intestine and rectum, which ranks

Bringing Back Date Night

Add more sparks to your relationship! STORY BY: LESLIE RESCHLY, BSN, RN In my dreams about romance and love, I used to visualize special Valentine’s Day dinners with the love of my life complete with champagne and roses. I have

And They Call it Puppy Love!

  A Puppy A Day Keeps The Doctor Away STORY BY: LESLIE RESCHLY BSN,RN   I find myself in this state of emotion with the recent new member of our family, a black Labrador Retriever Puppy! With an empty nest, I

Healthy Giving

      Essential oils, a gift fit for a King  BY: LESLIE RESCHLY, BSN,RN   Two of the first recorded gifts of great value given by the wise men were the essential oils frankincense and myrrh. Both of these

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