November 21, 2019
November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Today, five million people have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, making it the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.
October 28, 2019
October is the month we honor those who survived and those who have been affected by breast cancer. Karen Juelfs, local breast cancer survivor, shares her story in hopes that it will inspire woman to get and continue to get their yearly mammograms as we know early detection saves lives.
September 27, 2019
Most adolescents aren’t getting enough sleep, increasing their risk for health and behavioral problems. Find out how to help them increase their sleep to decrease these health and behavioral problems.
August 23, 2019
Congratulations to Huron residents on the Community of the Year award, recognizing that our community faces the future with solutions. Many communities do some brave things, but Huron also has resounding courage.
August 09, 2019
Heading back-to-school can cause worry and anxiety for parents and kids alike. Here's some tips to help the whole family have a healthy back-to-school experience.
July 25, 2019
This July, we spread awareness for Cleft & Craniofacial Prevention. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year in the United States about 2,650 babies are born with cleft palate and 4,440 babies are born with a cleft lip.
June 12, 2019
Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging. And, it is not a disease that affects just the elderly. Know the 10 warning signs and symptoms to watch for.
May 21, 2019
The month of May is used to spread awareness of the signs of a stroke. Having a stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of a disability for adults. Learn more about the facts of a stroke.
April 26, 2019
While the recent blizzard resulted in school and business closures and residents encouraged to stay home, closing the healthcare business was not an option. HRMC makes a commitment to be accessible no matter the hour or the weather – for the sake of our community.
April 17, 2019
This week, we recognize National Infant Immunization Week to spread awareness and the importance of vaccinating your children. By immunizing your infants accordingly, you are helping to prevent them from contracting 14 serious childhood diseases.
April 08, 2019
Recent research indicates that loneliness and isolation are risk factors for depression, cardiovascular disease, stroke and an overall increased mortality risk, among others. Volunteering can help you as well as others - it's a win-win!
March 20, 2019
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Because it is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in both men and woman, it is important that everyone is aware of this cancer.
February 15, 2019
Adults with diabetes are 2-4 times more likely to die from heart disease than non-diabetic adults. Knowing your numbers and controlling your risk factors is key.
December 06, 2018
As an organization, HRMC maintains three “must-have” values for you: being accessible, being helpful and being knowledgeable in healthcare services. What does it mean to have accessible health care?
November 21, 2018
Although it’s the most wonderful time of the year, the holidays can be a trying and emotional time for those who have lost a loved one this year.
October 30, 2018
Since 2012, the HRMC Foundation has been working diligently to help women in Huron and the surrounding communities receive the screenings they need for early detection of breast cancer.
September 27, 2018
Huron is one of the 15 communities in South Dakota to be privileged to host two health professionals as part of the Rural Experiences for Health Professions Students (REHPS) program.
August 22, 2018
As hard as it is to believe, the school year is beginning for many local and area schools. As your child transitions from summer fun to academic achievement, these tips will help make that shift as easy as possible.
June 25, 2018
Being active outdoors is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. While it’s important to be outside, it’s also important to protect yourself from the sun before you head outdoors. But are sunscreens safe to use?
June 01, 2018
Beware of your focus, especially on narrow paths. That is the lesson I learned while my wife, Cheryl, and I were on a horseback ride up Black Elk (Harney) Peak.
May 09, 2018
A nurse’s job is not your typical 9-to-5 position. Each day is momentous, exhilarating, exhausting and energizing.
April 24, 2018
There are nearly 115,000 men, women and children waiting on the national transplant list. Alarmingly, 22 people die each day waiting for a transplant because the organ they need is not donated in time. How can you help?
April 20, 2018
In the healthcare business, closing isn’t an option – hospitals and medical providers make a commitment to be accessible no matter the hour or the weather – for the sake of our community.
March 26, 2018
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. It's the third most common cancer diagnosed, excluding skin cancers. Find out what you can do to detect early to help save your life.
February 27, 2018
Love your heart this month and be aware of the risks and symptoms of cardiovascular disease that can affect you or a loved one. Learn happens after you experience a cardiovascular event like a heart attack, stroke, stent placement, congestive heart failure or valve replacement?
December 19, 2017
For many of us, the holidays are a time to reflect on the year that is coming to a close – and to look ahead to what next year may bring.
November 22, 2017
What our patients think, say and feel about their treatment is the best gift we can receive. We want to hear from you!
November 14, 2017
Men, make this be a no-more-excuses November. The people you love depend on you. Can they count on you to take care of your health?
October 18, 2017
When pain kicks in, the first place many of us go to is our medicine cabinets. Fortunately, there is a safer approach that can be taken to help manage the pain.
October 12, 2017
Babies are an amazing miracle of life! However, only 1 in 5 couples will get pregnant each month they try.
September 21, 2017
How resilient are we? I can’t think of anything more important than resiliency during hard times. As a South Dakotan farmer once said, “We’ll make it through … we’re a resilient bunch.”
September 15, 2017
With just a few drops of blood, newborn screenings detect treatable conditions in about 1 in 300 babies born each year, a total of about 12,500 cases each year.
August 10, 2017
Playing sports is an exhilarating experience that pushes students to be active and have fun! Unfortunately, high school athletes account for an estimated 2 million injuries, 500,000 doctor visits and 30,000 hospitalizations each year. Learn about safety precautions to help prevent your athlete from sports injuries.
August 09, 2017
Every month it’s the same – you experience a heavy flow and unrelenting pain that disrupts your life. What should you do?
August 09, 2017
Osteoporosis causes two million broken bones every year. Are you at risk?
August 09, 2017
During pregnancy, and after birth, your bladder may kick into overdrive. But you don’t have to let it call all the shots.
July 19, 2017
HPV may be a term you have heard, especially if you’ve seen the commercials with pre-teens asking parents, “Who knew there was something that could have helped protect me from HPV way before I would even be exposed to it." Know the facts to help make an informed decision of whether or not to vaccinate for HPV.
July 01, 2017
Safely enjoy the spectacular fireworks, delicious picnics and fun in the sun this 4th of July!
June 23, 2017
One of the joys of working in a healthcare facility with maternity services is the celebration of a birth. It's important to us to keep our rural hospital on the list of facilities in South Dakota offering a full range of maternity services.
May 24, 2017
The summer sun is nothing to take lightly. The sun’s ultraviolent rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Follow these simple tips to protect yourself and your family.
April 17, 2017
April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month and HRMC would like to extend a special thank you to our volunteers within the Auxiliary, hospice program and HRMC Foundation. Our volunteers are kind, caring, patient individuals who go above-and-beyond to enhance our patients’ healthcare experience.
March 21, 2017
A moment to reflect with a tribute to the value of virtue – in particular, that of a life lived with great virtue for our hospital and community.
February 28, 2017
Your daughter’s first period can be a confusing time for her – and you. When compared to older generations, it seems that girls are starting their periods earlier and earlier. Talking to your daughter about what to expect is the best way to help you both as she journeys through puberty.
February 13, 2017
It’s cold and flu season, and when your child isn’t feeling well, you want relief fast. And for many parents, that might mean they expect their child to receive an antibiotic to help them recover as soon as possible. But that desire for a quick fix can actually create even more problems.
February 01, 2017
Seeing a doctor when you don’t feel well is important. As an internal medicine physician, Dr. Eric C. Chow specializes in treating all kinds of illnesses – but his focus is on keeping you healthy and preventing sickness in the first place!
January 24, 2017
Huron Regional Medical Center and the HRMC Physicians Clinic in Huron are excited to welcome Dr. Nathan Bockholt to our team!
December 26, 2016
The day after Christmas is often a busier shopping day than any day before. Busy because friends and family are returning that "perfect" gift loved ones worked so hard to choose.
December 05, 2016
It’s that time of the year when holiday parties and family gatherings are filling up your calendar. If you’re hosting a holiday gathering, it’s important to be aware of those attending who have food allergies.
November 22, 2016
A new year typically brings new changes to insurance plans. Will health care transform to offer fewer choices for rural citizens? There certainly appears to be a plan to transform the industry to control both the quality, through a narrow network of providers, and the cost.
October 24, 2016
Huron Regional Medical Center is excited to welcome Dr. Elyse Brock back to the Huron community! Dr. Brock is a Huron native who always hoped and dreamed of becoming a physician.
October 17, 2016
Every October, millions of Americans dress in pink in honor and remembrance of those who are battling breast cancer, those who have survived and those who have lost their lives. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an important reminder of the battle that 1 in 8 women will face in her lifetime. The goal of “We’ve Got You Covered” is to increase awareness about the importance of breast cancer screening and remove barriers stopping women from getting recommended screenings.
September 21, 2016
The timeline for competitive sports is changing in the United States. Children are starting competitive careers much earlier than past generations. With all the sports teams and organizations available to the youth of America, the number of sports-related injuries continues to climb.
September 01, 2016
The goal of the HRMC Foundation is to ensure high-quality health care is always available close to home. Right here in Huron.
August 22, 2016
Huron is home to the South Dakota State Fair where fair goers of all ages thoroughly enjoy carnival rides, food, 4-H projects, and an array of attractions and entertainment. While this is tradition for many families, everyone should remember to stay safe and take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones.
August 04, 2016
In honor of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, Huron Regional Medical Center wants to provide some tips for helping to normalize breastfeeding in our community. With support from their families, friends and communities, mothers are more likely to be able to reach their breastfeeding goals, helping to create a healthier community and future generations.
August 01, 2016
Recently, Huron Regional Medical Center had the opportunity to partner with a variety of people and organizations to identify the primary health needs of our community. As part of the Affordable Care Act, all not-for-profit hospitals are required to develop a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) report on the medical and health needs of the communities they serve every three years.
July 13, 2016
Skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer. It’s not how long you’re in the sun, it’s the timing and the pattern in which you are exposed that determines your risk of skin cancer. Review these tips to help lower your risk of skin cancer.
June 15, 2016
Summer activities provide lots of laughs and memories; however, mosquitoes can ruin the great outdoor fun. Keep these tips in mind to help prevent mosquito bites.
May 19, 2016
Graduation season is upon us and often times your child may experience doubt, fear and nervousness on the inside. Talk to your teenager about their goals, hopes and feelings for the future.
May 01, 2016
It is hard to imagine there was a time when our state did not have technical institutions. It wasn’t until 1965 that they were first authorized by South Dakota as vocational training institutions. Now they are a vital partner statewide to provide advance training for a skilled workforce.
February 01, 2016
Healthcare reform and changes are in the news every day, it seems. All of these changes create challenges for you, the healthcare consumer, as well as healthcare providers.