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Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel.
Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel.

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We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again — everybody likes a good colonoscopy joke but there is nothing funny about colon cancer.
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With the recently launched Avera Rural Cancer Advisory Board, +Avera Health is removing barriers to better cancer care in remote areas.
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Halloween can an exciting night for your little ghost or princess. Make sure trick-or-treaters stay safe by following these easy tips.
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It’s important to have a colorful diet.  We outline what each color means in our latest blog post. 
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Did you know that the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recognizes acupuncture as an effective tool for supportive cancer care?
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Exercise is one of the most studied integrative therapies. Multiple studies demonstrate the benefits of aerobic exercise for cancer prevention and remission. 
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Ten healthy, productive ways for handling stress.
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Today, you have multiple options for receiving medical care from Avera’s skilled providers: primary care clinics (during business hours), emergency care, after-hours and convenience clinics, and AveraNow.  How do you know which is the right one for your current need?  Dr. Tad Jacobs gives a summary of each and how best to choose.
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Do you need to see a doctor for an ache or pain? There’s an app for that. 
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Websites, books, retailers, and games have all gone mobile.  What about your doctor visit?  AveraNow is a new mobile video doctor visit that can take place over a smartphone, tablet or computer.
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Karen Hoffman, from Avera Specialty Pharmacy, shares several tips on the proper use of vitamins and minerals.  
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Whether it’s to boost nutrition, improve heart health, lose weight or just feel better, more people are turning to dietary supplements.  But with hundreds of choices, how can you know if a particular supplement is right for you? Don’t assume that just because a supplement is available over the counter, it’s safe for you. It might interfere with other medications you are taking, or make an existing condition worse.
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Dr. Sally Williams shares a story about a cancer patient that benefited from a holistic care approach and then payed it forward to others.  
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