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Getting Tired Of GERD?


Heartburn is uncomfortable, but it’s also usually quite temporary. In most cases, the cause is something you ate: a spicy burrito or an extra rich …more…

A Day in the Life of a Nurse at YMC


Being a nurse at Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. is a rewarding career that doesn’t lack for excitement. Check out Heather’s story and how her nursing …more…

Carpal Tunnel Surgery


Carpal tunnel surgery is a procedure designed to address the numbness, tingling, and discomfort produced by carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome can develop quite …more…

The Benefits of Annual Visits for Men


Men don’t like going to the doctor (which is a shock, we know). According to the CDC, men are half as likely to go to …more…

Getting to Your Goal: Managing Diabetes


Diabetes is a chronic disease that, although serious, can be managed with diligent care and maintenance. At Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C., both Susan Fanta, M.D., and Martha …more…

Vitamin D and COVID-19


By Susan Fanta, M.D., Board Certified – Internal Medicine I have been approached by numerous patients about whether they should consume a supplement of vitamin D to aid …more…

Make Annual Exams a Priority


If you’re like many people, you’ve neglected to schedule an annual exam or two for yourself or your children. Making and attending your appointment can seem like a …more…

Achilles Tendonitis Treatment


Achilles tendonitis is a relatively common aggravation of the Achilles tendon. As a result, Achilles tendonitis treatment is usually something patients can address with homecare, …more…

Demystifying Palliative Care


In recent years, the number of cases of people suffering from chronic illnesses has started to increase. Scientists and medical researchers offer up a variety …more…

Annual Visit Mammograms for Breast Cancer Prevention


We’ve all heard the stories about women changing their healthcare plans in the wake of COVID-19. Most prominently, women seem to be skipping their annual …more…

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