Need-to-Know Facts About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in people with male reproductive systems. The prostate is…

The Power of Purpose

Finding your purpose in life is a process—but one that science says is well worth it. Researchers recently found that when people feel like their lives have…

PCOS and Gynecological Cancer 101

Every 5 minutes, someone will be diagnosed with gynecological cancer. Lack of awareness is often the biggest barrier, and early detection leads to better..

Surprising truths about Chronic Conditions

“Help! I can’t pull up my Bootstraps!” By Jason Dye In the fast-paced, “pull yourself up by your bootstraps” world we live in, it can be challenging to live with a chronic condition. It is even more challenging when there is little or no support. Friends and family may mean well when they try to […]

Opioid Crisis: One Patient’s Story

Substance use disorders, are a major health issue in Douglas County. This summer, a patient came to Heartland for a self-described addiction to pain pills (opioids). He told…

Just Breathe! Not as cliché as it sounds

Jason dye social worker

We’ve seen it in a meme, on wall décor, and in cards. We hear it from friends and family members when we are going through difficulties. While the intention is good, sometimes it can come off invalidating. When dealing with trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Grief, Etc., being told to breathe can sound superficial. The truth […]

How Important is Sexual & Reproductive Health?

4 Big Reasons All People Need It Why Sexual & Reproductive Health Matters More Than You Think Sexual and reproductive health is a crucial component of overall well-being for people of all genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, and socio-economic statuses. Improving sexual and reproductive health helps reduce health disparities and rates of infectious diseases, cancer, and […]