Reconnect to the World of Hearing

Recent breakthroughs in hearing aid technology have our clinic staff bursting with excitement and optimism for the future of hearing loss treatment.
New technology is making it even easier for people with hearing loss to stay connected with family and friends by providing increased capability for users to quickly adapt to different environments. Read More »

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Fighting the Ebola Virus in Africa

Recently, when given the opportunity by the World Health Organization to serve as a volunteer physician and consultant in the heart of the West Africa Ebola outbreak, I didn’t even hesitate.
For an academic and clinical type like myself, this opportunity could be compared to a lawyer who is given the opportunity to present a case to the Supreme Court. Read More »

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Behind the Scenes at Avera McKennan: Biomedical Services

This summer, we were blessed to have some awesome interns who shared their time and talents with Avera McKennan Hospital & University Center, and at the same time, had a “real life” experience of life in the Marketing Department. One of our interns was Erin Williams, a senior at Augustana College in Sioux Falls. Read More »

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Natural, Local, Whole, Organic

The Pike Place Public Market in Seattle is a well-known public farmers’ market, and I had the opportunity to check out the various booths when I visited that city. The variety and abundance was remarkable! The Pike Place market originated in 1907 and is open year round. Read More »

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Could a Lung Screening Save Your Life?

In my time at the Avera Cancer Institute in Mitchell, I have seen all kinds of people walk through the door. All with different kinds of cancer, one of the hardest ones to catch early is lung cancer.
According to the American Cancer Society lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer for both men and women. Read More »

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The Toddler Years: B for Biter

Every parent of a toddler and every adult who works with toddlers dreads hearing the word biter. Whether your child is biting, is being bitten, or you take care of a child who bites, you likely react very strongly to this behavior. Read More »

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