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  • Sep 29, 2016, 09:52 AM
    This past month Grinnell Regional Medical Center and Grinnell College concluded a year and half long study looking into the effectiveness of using copper alloy materials in a hospital setting. The study was administered by Shannon Hinsa-Leasure, Ph.D., associate professor at Grinnell College and a research team of undergraduate students.
  • Jun 1, 2016, 12:00 PM
    Dining in his senior living facility in Cincinnati, 96-year-old Dr. Henry Heimlich perfectly executed a—you guessed it—Heimlich maneuver, saving a choking victim’s life.
  • May 12, 2016, 12:12 PM
    Pain – we’ve all experienced it in one form or another; the dull, deep ache of chronically sore muscles; burning, electrically-charged nerve pain; the stiff, throbbing twinges that accompany joint pain – all of these types of pain can affect our daily lives. An often overlooked syndrome that causes significant pain is fibromyalgia. 
  • Dec 22, 2016, 14:51 PM

    Volunteering gives individuals the opportunity to maintain a healthy, active, and social lifestyle. Over the past five years, Jerry Henschen has become a key member of the Grinnell Regional Auxiliary volunteer program. During that time he has become a familiar, friendly face to patients, staff, and visitors. Henschen primarily volunteers as a mail courier. He enjoys chatting with employees as he makes his rounds to the different departments.

  • Dec 29, 2016, 10:15 AM

    The end of the year is often used as a time to reflect on the past in order to make preparations for change in the new coming year. As I reflected on my life – specifically my happiness – I realized how ready I was for a change.

  • Feb 16, 2017, 09:13 AM

    After a cardiac event or cardiac procedure/surgery, you can help improve your perspective with the cardiac rehabilitation team at Grinnell Regional Medical Center. The American Heart Association endorses cardiac rehab as a way to improve your heart’s future.