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Spring Allergies

Spring Allergies

In many areas of the United States, spring allergies begin in February and last until the early summer. Mild winter temperatures can cause plants to pollinate early. A rainy spring can also promote rapid plant growth and lead to an increase in mold, causing symptoms to last well into the fall. While the timing and… Continue Reading

Do you have an opinion about the health of our community?

Do you have an opinion about the health of our community?

Improving the health of our community is very important.  Hills & Dales General Hospital is pleased to partner with all the hospitals and health departments located in Huron, Sanilac, and Tuscola Counties to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment.  There are paper survey’s being distributed throughout all of the partnering facilities and also in many… Continue Reading

Understanding the Flu

Understanding the Flu

Understanding the Influenza (the Flu) Influenza (the common name- flu) is a virus that attacks your respiratory system The average person is off work 7-30 days when infected with the flu virus The flu is highly contagious and it is spread by droplet (cough). Once exposed, you can shed the virus 5-7 days before becoming… Continue Reading

Making New Years Resolutions Count

Making New Years Resolutions Count

Successful New You Resolutions in Ten Strategic Steps By Michelle May, M.D. Whether you are setting health goals, personal goals, or professional goals, the key to successful New Year’s Resolutions is to create a strategic plan. The following steps will guide you through the goal setting and achievement process. The Goal Setting Process Assess Your… Continue Reading

Ice Safety for Everyone

Ice Safety for Everyone

Winter Fall Prevention & Safety Tips When winter snowflakes fall, so do people. One of the most threatening winter hazards is the potential to slip and fall on patches of ice and snow, causing serious injuries including lacerations, broken bones, and even traumatic brain injuries. Prevention Tips Plan ahead. Plan your trips out around the… Continue Reading

Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

  With really big snow storms – and even everyday, run-of-the-mill snowfalls – comes a risk of death by shoveling. According to CBS News in Chicago, by early February 2015, around 18 people in the Chicago area had died in snow shoveling-related incidents. They ranged in age from their 40s to 75. Nationwide, snow shoveling… Continue Reading

Snow Shoveling Safety Tips