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3 Things to know about HPV!

January 22, 2018

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month, so we thought we would share 3 things to know about HPV or Human Papilloma Virus, a virus that is the main cause of cervical cancer. 1. This virus is transmitted through sex. Even if you have had only one sexual partner your entire life, you can still get it. […]

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Mentoring Impacts…Mentors?

January 9, 2018

Did your New Year’s resolutions involve giving back to your community? If so, January, National Mentoring Month, is a great time to get started! Mentoring impacts more than just the youth involved. Consider the mission statement of Mentor Dubuque: Mentor Dubuque creates and supports one to one mentoring relationships between youth facing challenges and caring […]

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America Saves Week: February 27 – March 4, 2017

February 28, 2017

This will be Hillcrest’s third year as a partner with America Saves Week, an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action.  For the past three years, we encouraged savers – or potential savers – just like you to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically. This year we […]

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Therapy Dogs Help Soothe Anxiety In Troubled Youth

February 7, 2017

Mac (5) and Isis (10) are therapy dogs that visit the Hillcrest campus residential homes and the school classrooms in Dubuque. 2 nights a week they come to work with me to interact with the kids in the residential homes. The kids look forward to their visits and some make treats for them during their […]

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Adoption: Our History and Legacy

December 22, 2016

As we come to the close of 2016, several items that have come across my desk and computer this past week are a reminder that the adoption stories from Hillcrest’s 120 years have had am amazing impact on thousands of families. It was the mission of our founder, Dr. Nancy Hill, M.D. in 1896 to […]

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