Faith Regional Health Services | living WELL | Fall 2017

LIVING WELL is published as a community service for the friends and patrons of FAITH REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES Faith Regional Health Services, 2700 W. Norfolk Ave., Norfolk, NE 68701 402-371-4880 MARK KLOSTERMAN President and Chief Executive Officer SHANTELL SKALBERG Director, Marketing and Planning ASHLEY PRAEST Senior Marketing Specialist Faith Regional Affiliate Hospitals: Niobrara Valley Hospital, Lynch, NE Genoa Medical Facilities, Genoa, NE Faith Regional Health Services Board of Directors John Dinkel, Chairman Linda Miller, RN, Vice Chairwoman Brett Jackson, Treasurer Daniel Karmazin, DDS, Secretary Craig Boche Mark Davis, MD Steffan Lacey, MD John Lammli, MD Richard Meyer, OD John Robertson Travis Rutjens Jim Scheer Cory Shaw Troy Strom Todd Voss, MD Information in LIVING WELL comes from a wide range of medical experts. If you have any concerns or questions about specific content that may affect your health, please contact your health care provider. 2017 © Coffey Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. PRINTED IN THE USA Season of health It’s that wonderful time of year again! Looking for some new festive ideas to spruce up the every day? Flip to page 8 for healthy ways to incorporate red and green into your meals—and desserts! Preparing for the holidays can be stressful. Make sure everyone stays safe by running through our checklist on page 9. If someone does get hurt or needs medical care, should you go to the emergency room or urgent care? Find out on page 5. Most of all ’tis the season for giving. Get inspired by Dr. Gangwer, who volunteered his time performing life- changing surgeries in Bolivia (story on page 10). As we look toward 2018, make your New Year’s resolution to learn CPR. Then download the new PulsePoint Respond app and become a citizen superhero! T H E holiday I S S U E 8 HEALTHY HOLIDAY EATING Get ideas for eating healthy during the holidays. 6 EAR INFECTION Relief for kids and parents too. 4 URGENT CARE Not sure if it’s an emergency? 12 SHOVEL SNOW THE RIGHT WAY Avoid strains and injury by adhering to this advice. 10 HELPING KIDS IN NEED Faith Regional’s own Zackary Gangwer, DPM, traveled to Bolivia to provide free surgeries for children in need. 2 FAITH REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES