Avera Medical Group

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... October 30, 2019 Show 690 Hour 2

October is breast cancer awareness month.

Learning your family history is one of the most important things you can do for your health.

Kayla York, a board-certified genetic counselor with Avera Medical Group Comprehensive Breast Care, joins In The Moment.

Education and healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Regional Health, helping patients and communities live well

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... August 29, 2019 Show 648 Hour 1

Dr. Kevin Post has more than a decade of experience in both primary care and emergency medicine. He has also served in several leadership roles.

Post has been selected to be the new Chief Medical Officer for the Avera Medical Group.

 

 

Education and healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Regional Health, helping patients and communities live well

 

Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in the U.S., but it’s also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Nine out of 10 colorectal cancers could be prevented or successfully treated with regular colon cancer screenings.

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Studies show that people who are screened have a 90 percent reduced risk of developing colon cancer. Yet nationwide only about 50 percent of people who are eligible take advantage of regular screenings.

Treating Your Ankle From Further Injury

Jul 24, 2013

Dr. Greg Alvine of CORE Orthopedics Avera Medical Group talks about new ankle treatments. Dr. Alvine is a native of Sioux Falls. His father, Dr. Frank Alvine, developed the first artificial ankle in the U.S.