Staying active can help manage high blood pressure

4 Steps to Managing High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure Getting You Down? We’re Here to Help! August 11, 2020   Reviewed by Dr. Mark Zacharjasz and Renee Edgar, RN   According to the American Heart Association, roughly half of American adults live with high blood pressure. While common, it’s still important to keep high blood pressure in check. If left untreated, it can lead…


Mahaska Health Foundation’s Run in the Sun 9.5 a ‘Virtual’ Hit

The Mahaska Health Foundation’s ‘Run in the Sun 9.5’ may have been all virtual this year, but that didn’t stop the fun, nor the community’s engagement and efforts to continue raising funds for the Hospice Serenity House. Funds raised from this annual event help support items that are needed at the house.  Kim Stek, Serenity…


Mike Lang to Lead Emergency Services

August 7, 2020 Mike Lang Named Emergency Services Director Mahaska Health is proud to introduce Mike Lang, RN, Paramedic as the Emergency Services Director. Lang began his journey in the medical field in 2009 when he decided to go back to school to obtain a Paramedic degree. He worked full time as an EMT while…