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Summer is here and people are heading to the rivers and lakes with their boats, and sometimes alcohol is taken as well. Iowa law states that the blood alcohol level for boating while intoxicated (BWI) is .08 percent ­ the same as a motor vehicle. This applies to sailboats as well as motorboats...

There will be a free training called “The Mystery of Risk” on Friday, July 15, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Indian Hills Community College, which will be led by Dr. Ira Chasnoff, MD and Dr. Susan Pike, MD. The training will focus on identifying prenatal substance exposure risks and...

With summer temperatures already heating up, Family Support Services would like to remind you to keep your child cool and out of the car in hot temperatures.

Cars are very efficient at trapping heat, and the effect is increased with dark dashboards, steering wheels, and car seats. Within...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community are more likely to have higher rates of substance abuse.  There are several factors that can contribute to substance use.  Here are just a few:

  • Fear.  Fear of...

This past spring, Sieda Community Action staff in Appanoose County took part in the Step Into Spring challenge sponsored by Mercy Medical Center – Centerville and Hy-Vee. Step Into Spring was part of a larger Appanoose County initiative to promote health and wellness as they seek to become the...

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