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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Michelle Hetrick

clinic director of human resources at Mercy Medical Center-Cedar Rapids, received the 2016 Human Resource Professional of the Year award from TrueNorth Companies.

Ann Stroh

joined Oncology Associates at Mercy’s Hall-Perrine Cancer Center as a cancer care provider.

Stacey Barrett

joined UnityPoint Clinic Cedar Rapids as vice president, Clinical Operations.

Windstar may revive Coralville-Chicago connection

Bus service to Chicago from the Coralville Transit Intermodal Facility may soon resume under an arrangement between Windstar Lines of Carroll, Iowa and Megabus.

Tips on keeping (or reviving) those New Year’s resolutions

By Cindy Hadish
Health and fitness goals often top New Year’s resolutions, but by now, many of those lofty ambitions have been abandoned.
By mid-February, 80 percent of Americans who make a resolution at the beginning of the year have already broken it, clinical psychologist Joseph Luciani writes in U.S. News & World Report.

Iowa progressing in Healthiest State Initiative

By Cindy Hadish
Iowa learned in February it had not reached its five-year goal to become the healthiest state in the nation, but efforts to get Iowans in shape will continue.

Grandmother finds right fitness routine 

Fitness motivations evolve during middle age and beyond. For Carol MacVey, it was all about her grandchildren.

Working out with a group of 20-somethings no longer appealed to Ms. MacVey, 72 , but she had a special motivation to increase her fitness level, especially after suffering from sciatica – pain caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve – that left her hospitalized. She also had a more recent bout with a frozen shoulder, preventing her from using her right arm, even for simple tasks such as putting on a sweater.




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