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Statins can help control cholesterol levels. But, can you stop taking statins once you start? Read our expert's answer. #HaveAHeart

Following a physical, you might be planning to take a statin. But, can you stop taking statins once you start? UnityPoint Health has that answer and more.
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The struggle is real. Here’s what you need to know about disordered eating.

UnityPoint Health explains how eating habits become disordered eating or an eating disorder. Learn about disordered eating, possible causes and how to get help.
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Got a coughing kid? Here’s your need-to-know information.

If you have a coughing child, UnityPoint Health describes three of the most common illnesses that cause cough: pertussis (whooping cough), croup and RSV.
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Family medicine covers anything from annual exams and preventative care to treatment for illnesses and injuries. Are you looking for a family physician? Dr. Goder is now accepting new patients including children. Call (309) 263-9124 to schedule your appointment today.

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Do you know the symptoms of a heart attack? #HaveAHeart

Gloria Schulte, UnityPoint at Home employee, experienced unusual heart attack symptoms, which ultimately led to heart attack diagnosis.
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Read this for tips on talking to your kids about Wednesday’s shooting.

With any tragedy, parents, caregivers and others who work with children can filter information and present it in a way that will help children cope.
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The four apprentices at Methodist College are working as CNAs in UnityPoint Health hospitals on the road to becoming Certified Medical Assistants.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner toured Methodist College - UnityPoint Health to learn more about the Nursing Assistant to Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Bridge Program.
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How many of these items make it into your cart?

UnityPoint Health helps identify how to make a healthy grocery list and shop like a dietitian. Discover the 10 items you should add to your cart.
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Welcome to UnityPoint Health - Pekin East! Now accepting patients at 3591 Griffin Avenue in Pekin.

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Is it healthy? Your answer from a dietitian. #HaveAHeart

Not sure if coconut oil is a healthy alternative? Find out what the nutrition community and American Heart Association thinks in this UnityPoint Health article.
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Try these dietitian-recommended treats for the upcoming holiday. #HaveAHeart

Do you need healthy valentines snacks fast? Dietitian Emma Rueth, UnityPoint Health, gives us her top six store-bought, non-nut options for on-the-go families.
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It's never too late to start making healthy lifestyle changes. Here are a few heart healthy tips you can start trying today! #heartmonth

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Discover which grocery items dietitians say to always have in your cart!

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UnityPoint Health with Fareway Food Stores.

Learn to shop like a dietitian! The foods Mary Dutcher suggests at Fareway Food Stores to always add to your grocery cart: chia seeds, quinoa, spinach, berries, canned beans, V8 juice, walnuts, steel cut oats, Greek yogurt and eggs.

Do you know the symptoms of a heart attack? Find out how they differ between men and women. #HaveAHeart

What happens during a heart attack? UnityPoint Health explains the different stages, symptoms to watch for and why getting medical attention is so important.
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UnityPoint Clinic First Care locations offer you a full range of medical services, including walk-in care for minor emergencies, illnesses and injuries. Dr. Avila, specializing in Family Medicine, is now accepting new patients. Call (309) 263-4343 to schedule your appointment.

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