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VRMC celebrates Certified Nurses Day



Virginia Regional Medical Center is celebrating Certified Nurses Day on March 19 by honoring its board certified nurses. The following nurses are being recognized for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to excellence in patient care: … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Range Respite raises funds to help family caregivers



Range Respite, a small non-profit agency that assists Family Caregivers, recently completed its annual Poinsettia Fundraiser, selling 555 poinsettias to local businesses and individuals. Nearly $4,000 was raised to fund services provided to Iron Ra… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Spectrum announces Carefree Living of Cook open house



Spectrum Health Company will have an Open House of their new 34-bed Carefree Living building in Cook from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 8 at 151 4th Street SE, in Cook. The assisted living and memory care facility will employ 20-25. Spectr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Eating together good for kids



Surveys show families believe it’s very important to eat together. However, between work schedules and kids’ activities, getting everyone to the table and serving a nutritious meal takes planning. In families that eat together, both the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Spring break

health & safety tips

Make this year’s spring break memorable by having fun and helping yourself, your friends, and others stay safe and healthy. Do you have a student in your family planning a Spring Break adventure? Sharing this info would be a thoughtful gesture! Li… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Home Remedy Tips



Icy steps For icy door steps in freezing temperatures: get warm water and put Dqawn dishwashing liquid in it. Pour it all over the steps. They won’t refreeze.   Blood stains on clothes Pour a little hydrogen peroxide on a cloth and wipe … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Spring allergies: The bane of many



Spring is the time of year that we normally think of when it comes to seasonal allergies. As the trees start to bloom and the pollen gets airborne, allergy sufferers begin their annual ritual of sniffling and sneezing. Each year, 35 million American… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Q & A: Health Care Directives



Minnesota law allows you to inform others of your health care wishes. You have the right to state your wishes or appoint an agent in writing so that others will know what you want if you can’t tell them because of illness or injury. The inform… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Red, yellow & green improves your diet



You know that fruits and vegetables are supposed to be a regular part of your diet – and we don’t just mean slathering ketchup on that half-pound burger. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is promoting its “Fruits… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Home Remedy Tips



Feeling Nauseous?   Use acupressure (before you get to the point of vomiting): Apply pressure to the webbing between your thumb and index finger on either hand. Use firm, deep pressure and a rapid massaging movement for several minutes. Us… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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