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Winneshiek Medical Center
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901 Montgomery St., Decorah, IA 52101
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What’s Happening in the Community

Monday Run Day 14: Warning signs of overtraining

With the marathon date getting so close, we know you want to put in your best performance when race day comes. However, now is also peak time to pay attention to your body and watch for warning signs of overtraining.

April 23, 2017

Why schedule a back-to-school physical before school’s even out?

The current school year may not be over yet, but before you know it, it will be back-to-school season. Instead of waiting until later summer to schedule your child’s physical, now may be a better time.

Jane Byrd, M.D. By Jane Byrd April 21, 2017

What is a hospitalist?

Finding yourself or a loved one hospitalized can be a worrisome and stressful time. Entrusted with your care, we work to replace fear with hope.

Randy Foss MD By Randy Foss April 20, 2017
Brian Kelly By Brian Kelly April 20, 2017
Anne Liwonjo MD By Anne Liwonjo April 20, 2017
Dr Mootaz Younis By Mootaz Younnis April 20, 2017

Recovery went better, quicker than Lake City man expected

Lifelong Lake City resident Tom Bremer says he likes being active. Towards the end of golf season in 2015, Bremer noticed mild discomfort in his lower abdomen.

April 19, 2017

Kids and sodium: Serious risks and alarming realities

When it comes to sodium intake among adults, the general consensus is that high consumption will increase risk of hypertension and stroke. How about children? Does a high sodium intake pose the same risks for children and adolescents as it does for adults?

April 18, 2017

Paws Force: Offering a helping paw to patients in need

My dog, Bernie, and I volunteer together on the Paws Force team using animal-assisted therapy for patients in need of comfort or a smile

April 17, 2017

Monday Run Day 13 Staying safe while running

You’re getting close now. All of your hard work will soon pay off. Don’t forget: we want to be there cheering you on at the finish line. Make sure you are being safe in your training so you can keep going strong right to the end.

April 14, 2017

Moving mountains — thanks to total knee replacement

Ginger Marien set aside the pain in her right knee and focused on the most important aspect of her life: caring for her husband.

April 13, 2017

Recovery went better, quicker than Lake City man expected

Lifelong Lake City resident Tom Bremer says he likes being active. Towards the end of golf season in 2015, Bremer noticed mild discomfort in his lower abdomen.

April 19, 2017

Moving mountains — thanks to total knee replacement

Ginger Marien set aside the pain in her right knee and focused on the most important aspect of her life: caring for her husband.

April 13, 2017

When a stroke strikes, every minute counts

The first sign of trouble was a strange sensation in Dolores Brumm’s right arm. Just a few minutes later, the 88-year-old Eitzen resident knew something was definitely wrong.

April 6, 2017

Eau Claire man survives accident, exceeds expectations

Dylan Walling, was riding his motorcycle on State Highway 93 en route to his grandmother’s house in Eleva when the unimaginable occurred.

April 5, 2017

Heart attack leads to life-changing opportunity

Jeanie Hinz was having a bad year. In spring 2016, she broke her ankle and was laid up for several weeks. Then in July, she wasn’t feeling well.

March 31, 2017

For Debbie Pollino, meeting the man who received her son’s heart is an answered prayer

Pollino's son had been in a car accident and died the next day, but part of him lives on because of his choice to be an organ donor.

March 29, 2017

Convenience and exceptional care: When you know you’re in the right place

Pregnant with her third baby, Liz Kittelson was hoping for an exact repeat of her second pregnancy. But, during the third month, Kittelson learned she would have to transition her family’s care to another provider because her doctor would be leaving.

March 9, 2017

Shedding pounds and saving cash: Bariatric surgery has life-changing benefits

Carrying extra pounds was costing Scott Decker money, and the extra weight was on track to cost him a lot more.

March 8, 2017