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National Health Center Week – Women’s Health Awareness

Women’s Health Awareness Week   Being healthy is important for women of all ages.  As women, we often put our health on hold to tend to others, but being healthy ourselves benefits us and those we love.  There are some simple steps you can do to stay well.  First, choose a primary care provider, and […]

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Can I Get Insurance in Missouri?

UPDATED August 7, 2017: The Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA, has stirred up some confusion and panic among individuals in the state of Missouri over the last several months. With the new administration getting ready to vote on a replacement plan soon and Blue Cross Blue Shield dropping out at the end […]

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National Health Center Month

National Health Center Week (Month)   Happy Tuesday!   It’s August, which means National Health Center Week is just around the corner! To celebrate this year, Northwest Health Services is claiming the ENTIRE month of August as National Health Center Month! All month long we will be hosting employee appreciation lunches, community breakfasts, a family […]

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Take Some Time

Take Some Time Today for Mike Stroud, FNP We’d like to take a moment to reach out to friends, patients, peers and our community to take some time for one of Northwest Health’s and St. Joseph’s most beloved caregivers. We’d appreciate your thoughts and prayers for Mike as he battles Esophageal cancer.

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July Fourth Safety Tips

July 4th Safety Tips   Can you believe it? July Fourth is just around the corner! It’s a great day to spend outside grilling some food, spending time with family and most importantly shooting off really cool fireworks. BUT, before you go and do something crazy, consider these safety tips!

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HIV Awareness & Treatment

HIV Awareness & Testing   Happy Wednesday to all! In light of ‘National HIV Testing Day’ which was held yesterday, June 27, we thought it would be great to post some follow up information for anyone out there who has or might have HIV.

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Can I Get Insurance In Missouri?

The Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA, has stirred up some confusion and panic among individuals in the state of Missouri over the last several months. With the new administration getting ready to vote on a replacement plan soon and Blue Cross Blue Shield dropping out at the end of the year, it’s […]

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Why is Primary Care Important?

Growth in the primary healthcare sector (your general doctors out there) is expected to increase by 18 percent by 2023 and policy makers and other observers are concerned. According to finding from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) our population is aging and with investment in health insurance programs nationwide we are expected to. . .

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Vet2Vet Event – THIS SATURDAY!

Vet2Vet Event – Saturday, May 20th 10 am – 2 pm, Civic Arena   The vet2vet event will be held THIS Saturday at the Civic Arena in St. Joseph, Missouri from 10 am – 2 pm. Northwest Health Services will be providing FREE blood sugar and blood pressure screenings for all who attend. Please, if […]

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Baby Safety Tips

Healthcare Advice For New Parents   Mother’s day is a special time of year for many, but can be a stressful time for fresh mom’s who have a newborn in the household. Having a newborn comes with a lot of change and can cause a mother or father to worry or stress about several things. […]

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