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How to Avoid Dry Flaky Skin in the Winter

Many of us associate winter with sitting beside a roaring fire watching the snowfall gently outside our window. We love to cozy up with a soft wrap and binge watch our favorite shows, maybe with our dog sleeping by our side. Lovely as that thought may be, there is another side to winter.


The Importance of a Physical Exam and why you should see your Primary Care Physician

All schools in Iowa require a Pre-Participation Physical Exam, widely known as a “sports physical,” prior to your child’s first practice of the season, to ensure that they are healthy and able to compete in sports.  Each sports physical exam on the schools record is good for one calendar year, with a grace period not […]


Lung Cancer Awareness

According to the CDC, lung cancer is the leading cause of death and the second most common cancer in men and women in the US. Non-small cell, small cell, and lung carcinoid tumor are the three main types of lung cancer. Knowing which type of lung cancer you have will determine which type of treatment plan […]


Keeping Kids Safe: Food Allergies During the Holidays

The holidays are coming up, and we know that everyone is looking forward to enjoying a holiday meal with their family and friends. But, for parents of children with food allergies, this time of year can bring uncertainty and unease. Help keep your little ones safe this holiday season with the following food allergy tips!


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in American women.


A Minute of Exercise Per Day Could Prevent Osteoporosis

Even the busiest person can find a spare minute in their day to exercise. That’s good news because a recent study has found that women who get just one minute of exercise per day had four percent higher bone density. If you have two minutes, that’s even better! Those who exercised for over two minutes […]


Flu Shot Clinic

Receiving the flu vaccine is the best way to protect you and your family from the flu each year. The CDC recommends anyone over the age of 6 months receives a flu vaccine every “flu season”, in the United States the flu season can be as early as October and end as late as May. […]


Importance of Sports Physicals

Primary Care Office Locations Call to schedule a sports physical at any of our primary care offices or walk in to our Acute Clinic. Family Medicine Clinic 320 N. Grandview Ave, Suite D 563-583-9300 Monday – Thursday: 8:00am-5:30pm Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm Multispecialty Clinic 1515 Delhi St, Suite 100 563-557-9111 Monday – Friday: 7:30am-5:00pm Saturday: 7:30am-12:00pm Pediatric Clinic 1500 Delhi St, Suite 3500 […]


Spring Allergies

Spring is in the Air – Bringing Springtime Pollens With spring approaching and temperatures beginning to rise, tree pollen season is coming. Seasonal pollens can trigger asthma symptoms in many susceptible people. Grand River Medical Group’s Adrian G. Letz, MD, who specializes in allergy, asthma, and immunology care, notes the importance of identifying controlled and […]


Six Way to Become an Active Patient

February 4th is World Cancer Day, and Grand River Medical Group would like to spread their knowledge and support to all of those battling this disease. Cancer can be a scary thing. Just know that you’re not alone. Our oncology team is here to assist you in becoming a more active patient throughout your fight with […]