Category: Physical Health

January 16, 2020

10 Ways To Fight The Winter Blues

The heart of Winter is here, the days are short, the sun hides and you find yourself feeling a little down or not motivated. This is what we call the […]

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March 11, 2019

Kidney Disease Awareness Month

March is National Kidney Disease Month. According to the National Kidney Foundation, kidneys filter 200 liters of blood a day, help regulate blood pressure and direct red blood cell production. […]

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February 25, 2019

Better Access to Care for Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced changes to community and urgent care access standards that take effect in June. These changes directly impact our community and Northwest Health Services […]

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February 5, 2019

American Heart Month

Heart Disease             Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women? Approximately 630,000 Americans die from heart […]

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January 18, 2018

How To Prevent The Flu

Francisco Alemán, MD, a physician at Northwest Health Services South Side Health Center, answers common questions related to this years’ flu outbreak.         To watch this interview, […]

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September 1, 2017

Family Health Carnival – 2017

Happy Friday!   Our Family Health Carnival was a HUGE success! We hosted over 800 guests at our Family Medicine Associates clinic in St. Joseph. Free health screenings such as […]

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August 14, 2017

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 […]

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June 1, 2017

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 […]

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May 9, 2017

Washing Your Hands Prevents Sickness

Can Washing Your Hands Keep You From Getting Sick?   Washing your hands throughout the day just might save your life. According to the CDC, washing your hands prevents diseases […]

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April 14, 2017

The Health Effects of Alcohol

Alcohol Awareness Month   In honor of Alcohol Awareness month, we have gathered some important information and facts about Alcohol usage. Now, going out for a drink might not be […]

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