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Boost your immune system this spring with peaches!
 
Look and Feel Your Best This Spring!
A large peach contains less than 70 calories which makes it an excellent snack choice. With the Granola Peach Crisp recipe, you can take this low-calorie fruit and make it into a crowd-pleasing dessert! 
A large peach contains less than 70 calories, which make it an excellent snack choice for National Lawn and Garden Month!
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Laughter is no joke! Check out these 8 surprising health benefits laughter can provide with this infographic from UnityPoint Clinic!
 
Laughter is No Joke! Discover The Health Benefits Associated with Laughter
Beyond improving your mood and lowering stress there are many health benefits associated with laughter. Our experts share 8 surprising health benefits associated with laughter in our latest infographic!
We have all heard that laughter is the best medicine but is it really true? UnityPoint Clinic breaks it down in their latest infographic!
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Hospice Volunteers : Showing Compassion During Moments that Matter
Find out how Hospice Volunteers provide comfort and compassion to both patients and their families today. 
 
Hospice Volunteers : Showing Compassion During Moments that Matter
Hospice volunteers provide so much for both patients and their families. Find a Hospice Volunteer program that’s right for you today. 
No matter what your interests and passions may be, there's a rewarding volunteer option as a hospice volunteer that is right for you at UnityPoint Health.
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Electronic Cigarettes: The “Safer” Cigarette?
Did you know that your children might have access to e-cigarettes? Find out what you should know to keep their lungs healthy for the rest of their lives.
Electronic cigarettes have created a new trend in smoking, but what exactly is going into your body? Dr. Nish explains what you need to know about e-cigarettes.
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The majority of U.S. households purchase bananas every week. Use them in our Breakfast Banana Bar recipe!
 
#EatWellLiveWell: Easter Breakfast Bar Recipe
During the Easter weekend, there will be plenty of family gatherings and meals. Keep your healthy eating habits on track with our new Breakfast Banana Bar recipe.
Our Breakfast Banana Bar recipe provides you with a delicious new treat that will quench your appetite for dessert without breaking your healthy lifestyle choices.
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Facing Death Together: Finding Comfort in Conversation
Facing a life threatening or terminal illness is difficult. Learn how you can continue living your life on your terms.
 
Facing Death Together: Finding Comfort in Conversation
Thinking about the end of life can often reveal uneasy feelings, fear, and pain. Find comfort in conversation. 
With so many negative connotations associated with hospice care, we invite you to see the truths about these hospice myths with our latest article!
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Diabetes can cause loss of sensation in the feet, which can lead to serious health problems. In honor of Foot Health Month, take the time to learn about ways to put your best foot forward through every stage of life! 
 
Staying on Top of Your Foot Health
Put your best foot forward this month in celebration of Foot Health Month! Get tips on how to keep your feet health. (This is especially important for diabetes patients!)
Staying on top of your diabetes directly affects your foot health. Understand the warning signs and preventative measures to keep your feet in tip top shape!
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A great source of folate and iron can help boost fertility and reduce the risk of developing depression.
 
With April being National Lawn and Garden Month, the Balsamic Glazed Green Bean Salad focuses on the great nutritional benefits of green beans, a vegetable you can easily grow in your own garden!
Celebrate National Lawn and Garden Month with the Balsamic Glazed Green Bean Salad, a vegetable you can easily grow in your own garden!
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A Letter From Your Liver
Your liver wants to talk to you about alcohol. Find out how much is too much and what you can do to keep it healthy, happy, and free from alcoholic liver disease. 
Your liver provides many essential function to your body. Discover how alcohol can affect your liver, including liver disease and cirrhosis of the liver.
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Only about 10% of adults with prediabetes have been told they have the condition.. Learn how you and your loved ones can take preventative actions against prediabetes today!
 
Prediabetes: Are You At Risk?
8.1 million Americans with diabetes are undiagnosed for diabetes. Discover the signs and symptoms associated with this potentially fatal disease and why it is crucial to get tested today!
As many Americans lack knowledge of prediabetes, UnityPoint clinic wants you to be informed about the risk factors contributing to prediabetes.
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Obesity and Cancer: Why Should I Be Concerned?
There is a strong correlation between obesity and cancer that cannot be ignored. Protect yourself and your loved ones by knowing the prevention techniques.
Obesity and cancer are closely linked, but there are ways you can prevent both. Live a healthy lifestyle with tips from the weight loss team at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines.
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What Do Pregnancy Screenings Do?
Pregnancy screenings can provide the answers to some of your most important pregnancy concerns. Here’s what you need to know.
Pregnancy includes various screenings to make sure you and your baby are healthy. But, what exactly do all the pregnancy screenings DO?
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Iowa Methodist. Iowa Lutheran. Methodist West. Blank Children's Hospital. John Stoddard Cancer Center.
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Iowa Health - Des Moines is now UnityPoint - Des Moines. UnityPoint - Des Moines is the parent of four hospitals: Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children's Hospital and Methodist West Hospital.

With a vast array of health services and specialists, UnityPoint - Des Moines offers spectacular care throughout the Des Moines metro.