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With Dr. Lance VanGundy / ER Medical Director and Physician

At UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown, we think you're amazing, and we want to keep you that way. That's why we provide tips and information to help keep you healthy. Check out the audio segments below with Dr. Lance VanGundy, our ER Medical Director and Physician, as he answers some commonly asked questions about health care.

  • What kinds of medical issues are seen in the emergency department?
  • How does the emergency department triage process work?
  • What kinds of medical issues are seen in Urgent Care?
  • Does it cost me more to use the ER instead of Urgent Care?
  • How can I reduce my wait time at Urgent Care?
  • What is the role of a primary care provider?
  • What are the signs of a heart attack?
  • How do signs of a heart attack differ for women?
  • What are the signs of a stroke?
  • The differences between a headache and a migraine?
  • What illnesses are caused by hold and cold weather?
  • Is it a cold or the flu?
  • How do you treat a sinus infection?
  • What’s the difference between a viral and bacterial infection?
  • How does blood pressure affect cardiovascular health?
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