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Burn Prevention

Tips to Prevent Burns and Scalds in Children   BURN AWARENESS WEEK IS FEBRUARY 5TH-11TH, 2017. It provides an opportunity to teach kids how to be responsible for their personal safety and increase…

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Staying Active

AT ANY SIZE There is an ongoing debate about whether it’s possible to be both overweight AND fit at the same time. The idea that a person can…

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All for Annie

OVERCOMING DEBILITATING MS LEADS TO A DESIRE TO HELP OTHERS As a senior in college – one month shy of graduation from the University of Kansas –…

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Weight Loss Program

CHOOSING A SAFE AND SUCCESSFUL ONE News stories, particularly at this time of year, are filled with advice and information about weight loss. Someone is always touting…

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Mercy Comfort Health Center for Women

SPECIALTY CARE CLINIC JUST FOR WOMEN When you have unique health care issues, you need specialists who are exceptional. Mercy Comfort Health Center for Women is a new center created specifically to…

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Holiday Health and Safety Tips

The holiday season is upon us and now is a great time to review some important health and safety tips. The Centers for Disease Control and…