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  • Sep 29, 2016, 10:52 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, 13:00 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, 13:12 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, 15:51 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, 11:15 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, 10:13 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.

  • May 4, 2017, 15:22 PM

    According the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, we spend about one third of our lives asleep. However, we sometimes forget how to care for our sleeping selves. The sleep lab at GRMC is here to help you figure out what you can do to get a restful and refreshing night’s sleep.

  • May 12, 2017, 16:07 PM

    Grinnell Regional Medical Center celebrates this year’s National Hospital Week with photos of staff enjoying the week. 

  • May 25, 2017, 13:55 PM
    “If you have wheels under your feet, have a helmet on your head.” These words should echo in the heads of all youth after they received their free bicycle helmet this year.