In The Moment ... August 15, 2019 Show 638 Hour 2

Dr. Rick Holm visits about the changes in treating heart disease and how to prevent heart diseases.

On Call With the Prairie Doc airs Thursdays on SDPB-TV. 

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In The Moment ... August 8, 2019 Show 633 Hour 2

You've heard him say it a thousand times before, and he'll continue to repeat his good advice. "Walk at least a mile every day," says Dr. Rick Holm, host of On Call With the Prairie Doc. The "Prairie Doc," in his weekly check-in, visits about exercise and eating right in order to better your imune system and live longer.

On Call With the Prairie Doc airs Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. Central on SDPB-TV. Be sure to catch Dr. Rick Holm on the Brown Bag Book Club on In The Moment Monday at 12:00 p.m. Central.

In The Moment ... June 13, 2019 Show 595 Hour 2

Dr. Rick Holm, "The Prairie Doc," discusses the importance of exercise in his weekly appearance on In The Moment. 

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Dakota Digest for October 9, 2015

Oct 9, 2015
Jennifer Jones / SDPB

On this week's edition of Dakota Digest, former South Dakota Governor Walter Dale Miller's funeral and US Senator Mike Rounds comments on the debt ceiling lead headlines. We also take a look into a Doctor's encouraging screenings to prevent colon cancer, and a Cherokee artist is donating his work to Black Hills State University. For more weekly stories and other South Dakota Public Broadcasting programming, visit sdpb.org.

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The department of health wants to get more people walking.  Mobridge and Keystone are the latest towns receiving grants to access the walkability of sidewalks and streets.

Linda Ahrendt is the chronic disease director at the department of health.  She says exercising just 22 minutes daily significantly reduces the risk of heart disease and diabetes.