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Jan 28

Who’s Good at Math?

If a 6-month-old can distinguish between 20 dots and 10 dots, he or she is more likely to be a good at math in preschool. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which finds that part of our proficiency at addition and subtraction may simply be something we’re born with. Learn more at

Jan 28

How Many Calories Do You Drink?

What we drink is every bit as important to our health as what we eat. Most people think of calories in solid forms, such as meat and potatoes, fruits and vegetables, and cake and ice cream. They might not realize the liquids they drink each day can add hundreds of extra calories to their daily […]

Jan 28

Better Choices/Better Health Classes Being Offered

Ringgold County Hospital is planning to hold a six-week workshop for people dealing with chronic conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, or anxiety. Classes will be held one day a week for six weeks. The workshops will teach people to take an active role in managing their health. Learning […]

Jan 28

LHI 5k Run/Walk Event Being Organized for April 12

The second meeting of a wellness coalition took place in January 2014 at the Ringgold County Hospital. The hot topic was how to organize a 5k run/walk event that will take place in Mount Ayr on April 12th. Mount Ayr will be one of 14 communities statewide to host this Live Healthy Iowa 5k event. Portions […]