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Economic Impact: Another Way Our Hospital Makes a Difference

Adair County Health System is a good example of something that is a vital part of our immediate environment that [...]

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PCP or Family Doctor

Family Physicians are dedicated to treating the patient as a whole. Primary Care Physicians or PCP’s treat and follow each [...]

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A message from ACHS CEO…

While the people throughout Adair County continue to be our most valuable asset, we are also focused on transforming our [...]

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A Message from ACHS’s CEO, Angela Mortoza

As we leave the cold winter behind and roll into spring there are many exciting things happening at Adair County [...]

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What is a Health Coach?

1. A method of guiding people through behavior change. 2. Utilizes a strong compelling vision, goal setting, accountability, and support. 3. Focus is [...]

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Winter Weather Information You Need to Know

Each year, exposure to cold, vehicle accidents caused by wintery roads, and fires caused by the improper use of heaters [...]

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Why Is a Healthy Weight Important

Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is important for overall health and can help you prevent and control many diseases [...]

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Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions- Increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the [...]

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WHY SHOULD DIABETES BE TREATED?

Over time high blood sugars cause damage to large and small blood vessels.  This damage increases the risk of problems [...]

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CHF (Congestive Heart Failure)

Heart failure also known as congestive heart failure occurs when your heart muscle doesn’t pump blood as well as it [...]

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