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  • Signs of Depression

    Signs of Depression

    As the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain draw attention to the public health crisis of depression and mental illness, NewsCenter1’s Anya Mueller spoke with a mental health counselor for more on warnings to watch for.          

    As the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain draw attention to the public health crisis of depression and mental illness, NewsCenter1’s Anya Mueller spoke with a mental health counselor for more on warnings to watch for.          

  • Red Light therapy offers alternative way of healing

    Red Light therapy offers alternative way of healing

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:07:56 GMT

    Red Light therapy claims to naturally jump-start the process of tissue recovery and other forms of rejuvenation through increased blood flow, collagen stimulation and more. 

    Red Light therapy claims to naturally jump-start the process of tissue recovery and other forms of rejuvenation through increased blood flow, collagen stimulation and more. 

  • Picnic Poisoning

    Picnic Poisoning

    Harmful bacteria are the most common cause of food poisoning. But following simple steps can help keep your family safe.

    Harmful bacteria are the most common cause of food poisoning. But following simple steps can help keep your family safe.

  • Platelet rich plasma treatments introduced to dermatology, gynecology departments

    Platelet rich plasma treatments introduced to dermatology, gynecology departments

    A simple but clinically effective in-office procedure is using components of patient’s own blood to naturally promote the production of collagen and growth factors to the treated area. 

    A simple but clinically effective in-office procedure is using components of patient’s own blood to naturally promote the production of collagen and growth factors to the treated area. 

  • Stinging Insect Allergy

    Stinging Insect Allergy

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-06-13 17:34:18 GMT

    If you're out working in the yard, you may come across a hornet's nest or perhaps some honey bees. It may be a good time to remember what to do if you get stung.

    If you're out working in the yard, you may come across a hornet's nest or perhaps some honey bees. It may be a good time to remember what to do if you get stung.

  • KidShape 2.0 helps families live healthier

    KidShape 2.0 helps families live healthier

    Regional Health Rapid City Hospital received a Kohl’s Cares grant to implement KidShape 2.0, a program to help kids and parents lead healthier lifestyles. 

    Regional Health Rapid City Hospital received a Kohl’s Cares grant to implement KidShape 2.0, a program to help kids and parents lead healthier lifestyles. 

  • Sickness builds children's immune system

    Sickness builds children's immune system

    Typically, kids get sick during the winter and spring. But as kids get out of school and head to summer camp and day care, you can almost expect illnesses coming into your household. 

    Typically, kids get sick during the winter and spring. But as kids get out of school and head to summer camp and day care, you can almost expect illnesses coming into your household. 

  • Stroke Awareness and Prevention

    Stroke Awareness and Prevention

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:16:04 GMT

    In honor of American Stroke Month and the American Stroke Association’s 20th anniversary, a local neurologist shares what you need to know to save a life. 

    In honor of American Stroke Month and the American Stroke Association’s 20th anniversary, a local neurologist shares what you need to know to save a life. 

  • May is Melanoma Awareness Month

    May is Melanoma Awareness Month

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:23:02 GMT

    May is Melanoma Awareness Month. Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. 

    May is Melanoma Awareness Month. Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. 

  • Wellness Wednesday: Standing Desks

    Wellness Wednesday: Standing Desks

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-05-09 18:25:10 GMT

    The CDC has done several studies showing that prolonged sitting can increase pressure on the spine and using a standing desk can help relieve pressure and stretch the muscles. 

    The CDC has done several studies showing that prolonged sitting can increase pressure on the spine and using a standing desk can help relieve pressure and stretch the muscles. 

  • New penicillin study good news for patients

    New penicillin study good news for patients

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-05-02 17:28:25 GMT

    If you were told you were allergic to penicillin as a child, that may not be the case. It’s possible you were misdiagnosed or that your allergy simply went away.

    If you were told you were allergic to penicillin as a child, that may not be the case. It’s possible you were misdiagnosed or that your allergy simply went away.

  • Postpartum Depression Awareness

    Postpartum Depression Awareness

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:00:29 GMT

    Becoming a new mom is a joyous occasion, yet it can be completely overwhelming – even for those most prepared.

    Becoming a new mom is a joyous occasion, yet it can be completely overwhelming – even for those most prepared.

  • Diabetes on the Rise

    Diabetes on the Rise

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-04-04 22:11:33 GMT

    One out of three American adults have prediabetes, which means diabetes is on the rise. 

    One out of three American adults have prediabetes, which means diabetes is on the rise. 

  • Life Inc. Nutrition Class

    Life Inc. Nutrition Class

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-03-28 19:43:20 GMT

    If you want to learn about how to buy healthy, affordable food choices for your family and how to prepare good meals at home, Life Inc. offers a free class called Nutrition on a Budget.   

    If you want to learn about how to buy healthy, affordable food choices for your family and how to prepare good meals at home, Life Inc. offers a free class called Nutrition on a Budget.   

  • Cellphones: The reason for your neck pain

    Cellphones: The reason for your neck pain

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 9:12 PM EST2018-02-08 02:12:28 GMT

    A lot of us can admit that we’re addicted to our cellphones. And now, doctors are beginning to see the harmful effects it may have on our bodies. 

    A lot of us can admit that we’re addicted to our cellphones. And now, doctors are beginning to see the harmful effects it may have on our bodies. 

  • How to get enough vitamin D in South Dakota

    How to get enough vitamin D in South Dakota

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 6:26 PM EST2018-01-31 23:26:03 GMT

    Vitamin D may not be easy to come by naturally in a state like South Dakota. 

    Vitamin D may not be easy to come by naturally in a state like South Dakota. 

  • New technology in Spearfish allows for earlier breast cancer detection

    New technology in Spearfish allows for earlier breast cancer detection

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 11:30 PM EST2018-01-18 04:30:20 GMT

    Early detection of breast cancer is key in higher survival rates. Regional Health Medical Clinic in Spearfish now has 3-D technology to help catch those abnormalities quicker.

    Early detection of breast cancer is key in higher survival rates. Regional Health Medical Clinic in Spearfish now has 3-D technology to help catch those abnormalities quicker.

  • Fight dry eyes during winter months

    Fight dry eyes during winter months

    Friday, January 12 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-01-12 05:51:06 GMT

    Much of the country has been hit with bitter cold temperatures, causing some people to crank up their thermostat.

    Much of the country has been hit with bitter cold temperatures, causing some people to crank up their thermostat.

  • Essential Oils: Offering therapeutic and health benefits

    Essential Oils: Offering therapeutic and health benefits

    Thursday, January 4 2018 1:18 AM EST2018-01-04 06:18:12 GMT

    Essential oils have been used for thousands of years and now seem to be gaining momentum with the aim of improving people’s health and moods.

    Essential oils have been used for thousands of years and now seem to be gaining momentum with the aim of improving people’s health and moods.

  • Alzheimer's disease expected to triple by 2050

    Alzheimer's disease expected to triple by 2050

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 5:45 PM EST2017-12-20 22:45:07 GMT

    According to the World Health Organization, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are expected to triple worldwide by 2050. 

    According to the World Health Organization, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are expected to triple worldwide by 2050. 

  • Factors that can lead to decreased fertility rates

    Factors that can lead to decreased fertility rates

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 4:10 PM EST2017-12-13 21:10:38 GMT

    Infertility is an obstacle that no couple wants to hurdle. But the Centers for Disease Control released good news in 2013, stating that infertility rates have fallen. 

    Infertility is an obstacle that no couple wants to hurdle. But the Centers for Disease Control released good news in 2013, stating that infertility rates have fallen. 

  • Wellness Wednesday: World Breastfeeding Week

    Wellness Wednesday: World Breastfeeding Week

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-08-02 22:48:37 GMT

    Aug.1 marked the 25th annual World Breastfeeding Week, encouraging good health practices for parents with newborns.

    Aug.1 marked the 25th annual World Breastfeeding Week, encouraging good health practices for parents with newborns.

  • Organic food demand on the rise

    Organic food demand on the rise

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 6:41 PM EST2017-11-29 23:41:42 GMT

    Genetically modified organisms - a controversy for years now. Sixty-four countries around the world require GM foods to be labeled, but it’s not required in the United States or Canada.

    Genetically modified organisms - a controversy for years now. Sixty-four countries around the world require GM foods to be labeled, but it’s not required in the United States or Canada.

  • Club for Boys striving for healthy lifestyle

    Club for Boys striving for healthy lifestyle

    Thursday, November 23 2017 2:48 PM EST2017-11-23 19:48:26 GMT
    A group at the Club for Boys enjoys a free snack. The Club for Boys is offering free meals to non-members, thanks to a donation. Photo Date: July 17, 2017A group at the Club for Boys enjoys a free snack. The Club for Boys is offering free meals to non-members, thanks to a donation. Photo Date: July 17, 2017

    Health and nutrition has become an increasingly talked about issue over the years, and that includes childhood obesity.

    Health and nutrition has become an increasingly talked about issue over the years, and that includes childhood obesity.

  • Holiday weight gain: Not a myth

    Holiday weight gain: Not a myth

    Thursday, November 16 2017 11:37 AM EST2017-11-16 16:37:36 GMT

    As the holidays approach, people are hitting the malls. They’re shopping for presents and packing their bags for warmer destinations. 

    As the holidays approach, people are hitting the malls. They’re shopping for presents and packing their bags for warmer destinations. 

  • RCRH heart device to decrease chance of stroke

    RCRH heart device to decrease chance of stroke

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 5:28 PM EST2017-11-08 22:28:46 GMT

    Every year, nearly 800,000 individuals have a stroke in the United States. Rapid City Regional Hospital has been implanting a stroke-decreasing device since February 2017 and have performed 14 procedures. 

    Every year, nearly 800,000 individuals have a stroke in the United States. Rapid City Regional Hospital has been implanting a stroke-decreasing device since February 2017 and have performed 14 procedures. 

  • Novelty contacts not recommended by eye care professionals

    Novelty contacts not recommended by eye care professionals

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 2:57 PM EDT2017-10-25 18:57:25 GMT

    Each year, people become increasingly creative when it comes to Halloween costumes, but not all spooky accessories are safe. 

    Each year, people become increasingly creative when it comes to Halloween costumes, but not all spooky accessories are safe. 

  • Sudden cardiac arrest more deadly than heart attacks

    Sudden cardiac arrest more deadly than heart attacks

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-10-18 20:24:24 GMT

    Sudden cardiac arrest and heart attacks are often confused with one. But Dr. Kelly Airey, a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist at Rapid City Regional Hospital, says they’re completely different in their survival rates. 

    Sudden cardiac arrest and heart attacks are often confused with one. But Dr. Kelly Airey, a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist at Rapid City Regional Hospital, says they’re completely different in their survival rates. 

  • Genetic Testing: Catching diseases early on

    Genetic Testing: Catching diseases early on

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-10-11 21:55:31 GMT

    Genetic testing is a type of medical test that identifies changes in chromosomes, genes or proteins. More than 1000 genetic tests are currently in use that identify different disorders while more continue to be developed. 

    Genetic testing is a type of medical test that identifies changes in chromosomes, genes or proteins. More than 1000 genetic tests are currently in use that identify different disorders while more continue to be developed. 

  • Specialized-sport athletes have greater risk of injury

    Specialized-sport athletes have greater risk of injury

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-10-04 19:36:13 GMT

    A study released by the National Federation of High School Associations found that high school athletes who specialize in a single sport are 70 percent more likely to suffer an injury than those who play multiple sports. 

    A study released by the National Federation of High School Associations found that high school athletes who specialize in a single sport are 70 percent more likely to suffer an injury than those who play multiple sports. 

  • Red Horse Healing: Where horses, humans and healing meet

    Red Horse Healing: Where horses, humans and healing meet

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-09-27 22:49:02 GMT

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, millions of Americans take medications to ease symptoms of depression and other mental health issues. 

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, millions of Americans take medications to ease symptoms of depression and other mental health issues. 

  • 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer

    1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:05:55 GMT

    With October declared National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women across the country are encouraged to get their mammograms. 

    With October declared National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women across the country are encouraged to get their mammograms. 

  • More families are cutting dairy completely out of diet

    More families are cutting dairy completely out of diet

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 1:59 PM EDT2017-09-13 17:59:17 GMT

    For years dairy has been considered among the healthiest food types we can consume. And now, many families are cutting dairy out of their diet. 

    For years dairy has been considered among the healthiest food types we can consume. And now, many families are cutting dairy out of their diet. 

  • Sepsis: Claiming the lives of thousands

    Sepsis: Claiming the lives of thousands

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-09-06 21:30:53 GMT

    Millions of Americans are affected by Sepsis each year and often don’t even realize it until it’s too late. 

    Millions of Americans are affected by Sepsis each year and often don’t even realize it until it’s too late. 

  • Massages: Not just a luxury, but also medical therapy

    Massages: Not just a luxury, but also medical therapy

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-08-24 00:32:14 GMT

    What was once seen as a just a luxury, is now getting a bit more medical attention. Massages are now being recognized as not only a way to relax, but also a natural way of healing.

    What was once seen as a just a luxury, is now getting a bit more medical attention. Massages are now being recognized as not only a way to relax, but also a natural way of healing.

  • Coconut Oil: Not the tropical paradise that you'd expect

    Coconut Oil: Not the tropical paradise that you'd expect

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-08-17 02:28:09 GMT

    The coconut oil craze has taken the country by storm. It’s seen as a beauty product, a hair product and a health food. 

    The coconut oil craze has taken the country by storm. It’s seen as a beauty product, a hair product and a health food. 

  • Yoga: A possible prevention of depression

    Yoga: A possible prevention of depression

    Thursday, August 10 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-08-10 21:54:33 GMT

    According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, nearly 20 million American adults suffer from depression, while 1 in 6 Americans take antidepressants and other psychiatric drugs. However, audiences in Rapid City are being offered a type of yoga that can help reduce depressive symptoms.

    According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, nearly 20 million American adults suffer from depression, while 1 in 6 Americans take antidepressants and other psychiatric drugs. However, audiences in Rapid City are being offered a type of yoga that can help reduce depressive symptoms.

  • Rapid Valley fire investigated as arson

    Rapid Valley fire investigated as arson

    Friday, August 4 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-08-04 20:52:28 GMT

    The Rapid City Police Department is investigating an arson in Rapid Valley.

    The Rapid City Police Department is investigating an arson in Rapid Valley.

  • Wellness Wednesday: Cataracts

    Wellness Wednesday: Cataracts

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-07-27 00:43:08 GMT

    Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide and one of the most common outpatient surgeries.

    Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide and one of the most common outpatient surgeries.

  • Wellness Wednesday: Restorative Yoga

    Wellness Wednesday: Restorative Yoga

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-07-11 22:44:33 GMT

    Summer temperatures may bring most people outdoors for their daily exercise, but lately, people seem to be going back inside to avoid the heat. One such exercise is yoga, allowing you to de-stress and build muscle.

    Summer temperatures may bring most people outdoors for their daily exercise, but lately, people seem to be going back inside to avoid the heat. One such exercise is yoga, allowing you to de-stress and build muscle.

  • Wellness Wednesday: Garden Therapy

    Wellness Wednesday: Garden Therapy

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 8:56 PM EDT2017-07-06 00:56:00 GMT

    At the Material Recovery Facility in Rapid City, certain groups are welcome to take part in gardening. The project not only nurtures the plants, but also the participants. At the Material Recovery Facility, students with disabilities come in once a week to garden.

    At the Material Recovery Facility in Rapid City, certain groups are welcome to take part in gardening. The project not only nurtures the plants, but also the participants. At the Material Recovery Facility, students with disabilities come in once a week to garden.

  • Wellness Wednesday: Acupuncture

    Wellness Wednesday: Acupuncture

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:11:28 GMT

    For NewsCenter1's Wellness Wednesday, we look at how acupuncture can be used to treat a number of ailments. 

    For NewsCenter1's Wellness Wednesday, we look at how acupuncture can be used to treat a number of ailments. 

  • Wellness Wednesday: Stroke Awareness Month

    Wellness Wednesday: Stroke Awareness Month

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 2:06 PM EDT2017-05-17 18:06:38 GMT

    May is Stroke Awareness Month and Rebecca Holso talks about acting fast to spot the signs. 

    May is Stroke Awareness Month and Rebecca Holso talks about acting fast to spot the signs. 

  • Wellness Wednesday: How to prevent seasonal allergies

    Wellness Wednesday: How to prevent seasonal allergies

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-04-26 21:05:42 GMT

    For most, spring means finally enjoying the outdoors. For others, it means coughing, sneezing and headaches. Medical Director, Dr. Alexia Gillen with Regional Urgent Care says now is the time seasonal allergies kick into gear.

    For most, spring means finally enjoying the outdoors. For others, it means coughing, sneezing and headaches. Medical Director, Dr. Alexia Gillen with Regional Urgent Care says now is the time seasonal allergies kick into gear.

  • Wellness Wednesday: Mental Health First Aid

    Wellness Wednesday: Mental Health First Aid

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-03-22 21:03:38 GMT

    Rapid City's finest recently completed training in Mental Health First Aid, learning how to respond to a mental health crisis.

    Rapid City's finest recently completed training in Mental Health First Aid, learning how to respond to a mental health crisis.

  • Wellness Wednesday: Elimination Diets

    Wellness Wednesday: Elimination Diets

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-03-15 21:26:49 GMT

    Elimination diets have taken the Internet by storm. These diets eliminate grains, legumes, dairy, sugars among other things and claim to have major benefits, but do they truly have value?

    Elimination diets have taken the Internet by storm. These diets eliminate grains, legumes, dairy, sugars among other things and claim to have major benefits, but do they truly have value?

  • Wellness Wednesday: The Studio in Rapid City

    Wellness Wednesday: The Studio in Rapid City

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 3:32 PM EST2017-03-08 20:32:54 GMT

    The Studio in Rapid City is a unique establishment that combines fitness and nutrition.

    The Studio in Rapid City is a unique establishment that combines fitness and nutrition.

  • Wellness Wednesday: National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

    Wellness Wednesday: National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 3:45 PM EST2017-03-01 20:45:27 GMT

    In South Dakota, there are very few resources for eating disorder treatment.

    In South Dakota, there are very few resources for eating disorder treatment.

  • Wellness Wednesday: Children's Therapy Services

    Wellness Wednesday: Children's Therapy Services

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 5:05 PM EST2017-02-22 22:05:15 GMT

    Children's Therapy Services in Rapid City strives to ensure that children are successful emotionally, physically, and socially. This Wellness Wednesday takes a look into how they're serving Western South Dakota. 

    Children's Therapy Services in Rapid City strives to ensure that children are successful emotionally, physically, and socially. This Wellness Wednesday takes a look into how they're serving Western South Dakota. 

  • Wellness Wednesday: Cervical Cancer Awareness

    Wellness Wednesday: Cervical Cancer Awareness

    Wednesday, January 25 2017 5:05 PM EST2017-01-25 22:05:06 GMT

    Healthcare providers around the globe are working to bring awareness to a form of cancer affecting an increasing number of women.

    Healthcare providers around the globe are working to bring awareness to a form of cancer affecting an increasing number of women.

  • Wellness Wednesday: Thyroid Awareness Month

    Wellness Wednesday: Thyroid Awareness Month

    Thursday, January 12 2017 11:17 AM EST2017-01-12 16:17:29 GMT

    January is Thyroid Awareness month, and for your Wellness Wednesday, we're taking a look at thyroid conditions. 

    January is Thyroid Awareness month, and for your Wellness Wednesday, we're taking a look at thyroid conditions. 

  • Wellness Wednesday: The benefits of hot yoga

    Wellness Wednesday: The benefits of hot yoga

    Wednesday, December 28 2016 4:22 PM EST2016-12-28 21:22:39 GMT

    During the winter months, it can be challenging to find motivation to exercise. But if you're surrounded by like-minded people and in a heated room, it could make a workout more appealing.

    During the winter months, it can be challenging to find motivation to exercise. But if you're surrounded by like-minded people and in a heated room, it could make a workout more appealing.

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